Beef and Veggie Bolognese Over Rice Noodles

This beef and veggie bolognese over rice noodles recipe is comfort food at its finest. It’s also one of our favorite kidney-friendly meals! When you’re craving Italian food but you want to make it healthy, delicious and oh-so-satisfying, look no further than this beef and veggie bolognese over rice noodles recipe! Now, let’s get cooking!

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Beef and Veggie Bolognese over Rice Noodles

Beef and Veggie Bolognese over Rice Noodles Ingredients

Appropriate for: CKD Stage 1, 2 CKD Stage 3, 4 transplant
Diets: dairy-free gluten-free halal high-fiber kosher low-cholesterol low-fat low-phosphorus low-protein nut-free

Serves One

  • 5½ oz of ground beef
  • 2 medium onions, chopped in cubes
  • 1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut in cubes
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated or chopped finely
  • 1 small red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 TBSP tomato paste (low salt)
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 2 TBSP canola oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 tsp cornstarch for thickening
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 10oz rice noodles

How to Prepare Beef and Veggie Bolognese over Rice Noodles

Bolognese Sauce

  • In a deep skillet, sauté onions in oil until soft
  • Add the beef and brown for 1-2 minutes while stirring
  • Add the eggplant and continue to stir for an additional 1-2 minutes
  • Add the remainder of the ingredients, except for the cornstarch and olive oil
  • Bring to a boil, lower the fire and cook covered on medium flame for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally and checking that it is not burning
  • Mix the cornstarch in 1/4 cup of cold water, add to the skillet while stirring
  • Bring to a boil again for 1/2 a minute and remove from the fire

Rice Noodles

  • Soak the noodles in a large amount of boiling water, take off the heat for 10 minutes, or cook in boiling water for 2 minutes
  • Rinse and mix with sauce mixture
  • Add the olive oil, mix and serve

Beef and Veggie Bolognese over Rice Noodles Nutrition Facts

(per serving)

Calories 424
Carbohydrates 62.7 g
Protein 13.9 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Fat 12.9 g
Sodium 148.9 mg
Potassium 601.4 mg
Phosphorus 210 mg

We love sharing our kidney-healthy recipes with you like this kidney-friendly beef and veggie bolognese over rice noodles recipe! We try to share a new recipe every week. So, if you’re craving a favorite food, but it’s not on your kidney diet, please let us know. We’ll look into it and try to add a kidney-friendly version to our list of upcoming recipe blogs. For more kidney-healthy recipes, visit our blog.


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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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