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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  365
  • Protein  33 g
  • Carbohydrates  20 g
  • Fat  17 g
  • Cholesterol  73 mg
  • Sodium  80 mg
  • Potassium  540 mg
  • Phosphorus  234 mg
  • Calcium  36 mg
  • Fiber  2.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 2 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Potatoes are very high in potassium but you can remove part of the potassium by using one of these methods:
  • Double cook method: Peel and dice potatoes. Place in a large pot of water and bring to a boil. Drain the water and add fresh water to the pot. Bring to a boil, cook for 10 minutes then drain and set aside.
  • Leaching method:  Peel and dice potatoes. Place in a large pot of warm tap water and soak for 2 to 4 hours. Drain and set aside.
  • If you are not on a potassium restricted diet you can skip the above step.

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Apple Cider Beef Stew
12patches says:

Would this recipe be acceptable for non-dialysis if you were to leave out the potatoes and reduce everything? This was posted Nov. 19, 2012, 5:06 PM by Cats. I eas wondering the same question. Dietitian comment: I would suggest cutting the amount of beef in half and using double boiled or leached potatoes--or you could omit and serve the stew with steamed rice. Both changes will reduce potassium, and limiting the meat lowers protein and phosphorus as well.

Oct. 20, 2017, 7:41 PM
Apple Cider Beef Stew
nancyportz says:

Could you replace the potatoes with noodles? If so, what would change on the nutrient counts. Dietitian comment: Yes you can substitute 1 cup pasta for the potatoes to reduce potassium to 482 mg per serving. Phosphorus is slightly lower and carbohydrate is about the same.

Aug. 22, 2016, 1:17 PM
Apple Cider Beef Stew
ldrechsler says:

I made this for my family with a couple of small changes. I only used 1 cup of potatoes and added 1/2 a pkg of mushrooms (about 1 cup), quartered. Also, instead of buying pre-cubed stew meat, I bought a chuck roast and cut it up myself. The meat was real tender and the texture was awesome, but my wife and I though it was too sweet and didn't think it tasted like a beef stew at all. Interestingly, my father-in-law who hates almost everything I make, loved it!

Feb. 20, 2016, 9:40 AM
Apple Cider Beef Stew
jsmartrd says:

You could lower the potassium content by following one of the reduction methods listed in the recipe. The high protein content is what makes it not acceptable for non-dialysis. You could reduce the beef to decrease the protein.

Nov. 26, 2013, 11:35 AM
Apple Cider Beef Stew
cats says:

Would this recipe be acceptable for non-dialysis if you were to leave out the potatoes and reduce everything?

Nov. 19, 2012, 5:06 PM

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