Tropical Salad with Pineapple and Jalapeño

For the pineapple enthusiast with a taste for heat, our kidney-friendly tropical salad with pineapple and jalapeño is nothing short of perfection! Ready in under 15 minutes, this limited ingredient salad is perfect on a bed of arugula or watercress, which also gives you a boost of leafy green nutrition. For a more filling tropical salad, we love serving this over a bed of rice. Now, let’s get cooking!

Tropical Salad with Pineapple and Jalapeño Ingredients

Six 1-cup servings | Low phosphorus, low potassium, low protein, low sodium

  • 3 cups pineapple, cut into cubes
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced
  • 1 medium jalapeño, diced
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup arugula

Tropical Salad Dressing Ingredients

  • 2 TBSP lime juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 TBSP honey
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper (we love freshly ground black pepper)

How to Prepare Tropical Salad with Pineapple and Jalapeño

  • Combine the salad ingredients into a large bowl
  • Separately, combine the salad dressing ingredients into a small bowl
  • Stir the salad dressing until the ingredients are well combined and the oil is no longer separated
  • Pour the dressing over the salad
  • Divide into 6 serving plates or measure 1 cup per serving

Tropical Salad with Pineapple and Jalapeño Nutrition Facts

(per serving)

Calories 160
Carbohydrates 21 g
Protein 1 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Fat 9 g
Sodium 102 mg
Potassium 230 mg
Phosphorus 26 mg

We love sharing our kidney-healthy recipes with you like this kidney-friendly tropical salad with pineapple and jalapeño! 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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