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All-Time Favorite Sandwiches

All of us have a sandwich favorite. Most Americans have eaten the following four sandwich types since childhood. Culinary Kidney Cooks modifications include lower sodium tuna, peanut butter, and unprocessed cheese for lower phosphorus.  See our  favorites below:

Grilled Natural Cheddar Cheese Sandwich

1 Serving

Ingredients:
bullet2 slices white bread
bullet2 teaspoons margarine
bullet1 ounce natural cheddar cheese, sliced
bulletcooking spray
Preparations:
bullet1. Spread 1 teaspoon margarine on each slice of bread.
bullet2. Place cheese on bread and cover with second bread slice.
bullet3. Spray frying pan with cooking spray and heat. Place sandwich in pan and brown on each side.

Egg Salad Sandwich

1 Serving

Ingredients:
bullet1 hard cooked egg
bullet1 tablespoon finely chopped celery
bullet1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
bullet1 tablespoon reduced calorie mayonnaise
bullet2 slices white bread
Preparations:
bullet1. Chop egg and add celery and onion.
bullet2. Stir in mayonnaise.
bullet3. Spread on bread. Cut sandwich in half and enjoy.

Tuna Salad Sandwich

1 Serving

Ingredients:
bullet

1/4 cup low salt tuna canned in water

bullet

1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

bullet

1 tablespoon finely chopped celery

bullet

1 tablespoon reduced calorie mayonnaise

bullet2 slices white bread
Preparations:
bullet1. Break up tuna into fine pieces.
bullet2. Add celery, onion, and mayonnaise and mix well.
bullet3. Spread on bread to make sandwich.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

1 Serving

 
Ingredients:
bullet

2 tablespoons unsalted peanut butter

bullet

1 tablespoon jelly

bullet2 slices white bread
Preparations:
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1. Spread peanut butter on bread.

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2. Top with jelly.

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3. Place bread slice on top. Cut in half and serve.

All-Time Favorite Sandwich Nutrients:

All-Time Favorite Sandwiches

Calories

Protein,
g

Carb,
g

Fat,
g

Na+,
mg

K+,
mg

PO4,
mg

CKC Grilled Cheese

316

11

25

19

531

91

194

CKC Egg Salad

263

10

27

12

448

159

136

CKC Tuna Salad

235

14

27

7

464

181

107

CKC Peanut butter & Jelly

373

12

45

18

281

302

151

Grilled cheese with processed American cheese

444

17

26

31

1202

156

467

Tuna sandwich with salted tuna canned in oil

367

16

25

23

602

231

137

Peanut butter & Jelly with salted peanut butter

373

12

45

18

428

302

151

Bolded numbers represent highest values. These may be too high for your dialysis diet. Check with your Renal Dietitian before including in your menu.

Renal and Renal Diabetic Food Choices:

All-Time Favorite Sandwiches

Meat

Starch

Fat

High Calorie

CKC Grilled Cheese

1

2

2

0

CKC Egg Salad

1

2

1

0

CKC Tuna Salad

1

2

0

0

CKC Peanut butter & Jelly

1

2

2

1

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