PKD-Friendly Artichoke Dip

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Published on October 26, 2021 |  The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and sweater weather is here to stay. That means it’s time for football games and holidays with friends and family. In need of a PKD-friendly recipe for your next event? Or maybe just a snack while you watch a scary movie? This recipe for a PKD-friendly artichoke dip from our cookbook, Cooking Well, is low in sodium, low in protein, and reduces acid! The perfect tailgate treat.

PKD-Friendly Artichoke Dip

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  • 1 cup frozen artichoke hearts

  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream

  • 2 tablespoons light or low-fat cream cheese

  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed

  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese

NOTES: If using canned or a jar of artichokes instead of frozen, look for the lowest-sodium brand. Rinse well to help reduce sodium.

Cooking instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Place artichoke hearts in a saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 6 minutes.
  4. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool.
  5. Chop artichoke hearts.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese, hot sauce, and garlic.
  7. Transfer mixture to a baking dish. Top with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly on top.

Serving suggestion

Nutrition information (per serving)

Servings: 10 Serving size: 1/10 of recipe

  • Calories: 40
  • Fat: 2.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Calcium: 24 mg
  • Phosphorus: 31 mg
  • Sodium: 113 mg
  • Potassium: 75 mg


Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important to everyone living with PKD. Nutritional requirements can vary from person to person and change depending on kidney function. We hope you enjoy this recipe, but alter the ingredients to meet your specific dietary needs.

The PKD Foundation does not give medical advice. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with your physician or other healthcare professionals.

Enjoying this PKD-friendly artichoke dip recipe? For more PKD-friendly recipes, check out our cookbook, Cooking Well.



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