Kidney Friendly Turkey Recipe with Turmeric Seasoning
Nephrologist Designed Kidney Friendly Turkey Recipe for Renal Diets Overview
This renal turkey recipe uses lean ground turkey and herbs to bring together a wonderful healthful protein, combined with peas, yellow squash and brown rice. Combined, this makes for the perfect renal meal that is chef designed following nephrologist guidelines for patients in CKD stages 2-3. For renal failure opt for 90%+ lean turkey from the store or grind your own meat from whole pieces of lean turkey with no added preservatives.
Daily Macro Requirement for Renal Failure
This nephrologist recommended renal recipe allows for:
Daily potassium intake should be below 2000mg.
Daily phosphorus intake should be below 1000mg.
By dining on kidney friendly recipes like the one below you achieve this clinical nutrition requirement.
Equipment needed for this Kidney Friendly Turkey Recipe
Renal Turkey Recipe Ingredients
This renal turkey recipe makes two portions
1 pound ground turkey – or grind your own meat
1/2 cup unsalted chicken or vegetable stock
1 tablespoon + olive oil for the skillet
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves – chopped
1 cup cooked brown rice
2 cups sliced or diced yellow zucchini
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 cup peas (fresh if in season, frozen will work fine too.
*Turmeric seasoning consists of: 1 part ground rosemary, 1 part rosemary leaves, 1 part ground ginger, 2 parts ground turmeric.
Renal Turkey Recipe Cooking Instructions
In a large mixing bowl, add the turkey and seasonings and blend well:
In a large skillet on medium heat, add some olive oil and the turkey. Cook until browned on the bottom, turn and break up and continue to cook until cooked through. When done, remove from the skillet and set aside.
To prepare the peas, use the same hot skillet you just took the turkey from, put the peas in there and swirl until hot.
In another skillet, sauté the yellow squash with olive oil and a pinch of salt if your diet allows, and some Italian seasoning.
Place all ingredients together on a plate, serve and enjoy!
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