Entrée or Heavy Snack: Chicken & Zucchini Quiche

Chicken & Quiche Pie

Healthy Kidney Meals by Renalogic

As part of our ongoing commitment to improving health and wellbeing for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) or those at high risk, we’re excited to share this recipe that is delicious and kidney friendly.

We’re featuring Chicken and Zucchini Quiche. This recipe is designed to suit individuals at various stages of CKD, including those who have undergone a kidney transplant. They are also great for people diagnosed with diabetes. Let’s dive in and discover how you can prepare these tasty and nutritious dishes at home.

Entrée or Heavy Snack: Chicken & Zucchini Quiche

Total Preparation Time: 1 hour 40 minutes 

Great for people with the following conditions: 

  • Diabetes 
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Stages: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and kidney transplant 

Needed Ingredients:

  • 9-inch pie crust, uncooked
  • 6 oz. ground chicken
  • zucchinis (6 oz.), diced
  • 2 teaspoons ground sage
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup rice milk
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • 3 slices of Swiss cheese

Preparation Instructions: 

Preparation Time: 40 minutes 

Cook Time: 60 minutes 

  • Start by preheating the oven to 350° F.
  • Line pie dough on a pie plate.
  • Using a sauté pan over medium heat, cook ground chicken and zucchini, mixing in sage and onion powder.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature.
  • In a mixing bowl, add eggs, rice milk and poultry seasoning and whisk together.
  • Place the zucchini and chicken mixture into the bottom of the pie dough.
  • Pour egg mixture over the top.
  • Cut the cheese slices in half and place on top of the egg mixture.
  • Place the pie plate on the lowest rack in the oven and bake 50-60 minutes until the edges are browned and the center is firm, not runny.
  • Remove from the oven and let stand for 10 minutes before cutting and serving.
  • Serve the prepared entrée.
  • Serve the prepared entrée.

Nutritional information: 

  • Calories 188
  • Carbohydrates 12.2g
  • Dietary Fiber 0.6g
  • Protein 10g
  • Fat 10.9g
  • Saturated Fat 4.3g
  • Sodium 135mg
  • Potassium 219mg
  • Calcium 82mg
  • Phosphorus 141mg

We hope you enjoyed this edition of Healthy Kidney Meals by Renalogic. This entrée or heavy snack is tailored to support the dietary needs of those with CKD or at high risk.

Remember, managing CKD doesn’t mean you have to compromise on taste. With these recipes, you can enjoy a satisfying meal while also taking care of your kidney health. Stay tuned for more kidney-friendly recipes in upcoming blog posts. As always, we’re here to support you every step of the way on your journey to better health.

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