Kidney Friendly Pasta Recipes

Maintaining a kidney-friendly diet doesn’t mean sacrificing taste and enjoyment. With a little creativity, you can whip up delicious pasta dishes that are not only satisfying but also mindful of your kidney health.

In this blog post, we’ll explore a variety of kidney-friendly pasta recipes that are both nutritious and bursting with flavor. Let’s dive in and discover how you can enjoy the comfort of pasta while taking care of your well-being.

Ingredients of Kidney-Friendly Pasta Recipes

  • 1 pound of whole-grain pasta
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 cup of sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup of baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Kidney Friendly Pasta Recipes
Kidney Friendly Pasta Recipes

Directions for  Kidney Friendly Pasta Recipes

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the baby spinach and cook for an additional 2 minutes until wilted.
  4. Add the cooked pasta to the skillet with the vegetables and toss well to combine.
  5. Add the chopped parsley and basil and toss again.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition facts (per serving)

Calories 370
Protein 13g
Carbohydrates 56g
Fat 11g
Sodium 125mg
Potassium 230mg

This recipe is high in fiber and low in sodium and phosphorus, making it a great option for people with kidney disease. The whole-grain pasta provides complex carbohydrates for energy, while the spinach and mushrooms add vitamins and minerals. The fresh herbs add flavor without adding sodium. Enjoy!