Potato Fixing (For Dialysis Patients)

READY IN: 50mins




  • Peel potatoes and drop them in water to cover. Let set about ten minutes and drain. Cover with fresh water and cover and cook. Leave whole.
  • Note: You can put cold water over the potatoes and let set in the refrigerator for a least five hours if you wish or overnight but you must drain and rinse.
  • Bring to boil, then simmer until cooked.(Do not let them fall apart.).
  • Stick a fork in them to check if cooked.
  • Pull off heat, and drain in colandar.
  • Rinse with warm water and shake the potatoes.
  • Rinse again and shake.
  • Fried Potatoes:
  • Cut into squares or shred for hash browns or fried potatoes.
  • Put olive oil in pan and heat on low to medium heat, Add potatoes and white pepper, Mrs. Dash.
  • Cook until browned or crusty and turn over.
  • Mashed Potatoes:
  • Cut each potato in pieces. In mixing bowl, add butter and cream cheese,.
  • Add 1 tblsp whole milk if it needs more moisture.(Do not use fat free or skim milk, they are loaded with phosphorus and potassium.
  • Add white pepper or black pepper, cilantro, Mrs. Dash. Mix in and serve.
  • Skinned Baked Potato:
  • Dip whole potatoes in melted butter and sprinkle seasonings, then paprika.
  • Place on a greased baking pan.
  • Oven 375*.
  • Bake until lightly browned and hot.
  • Before serving, cut across the top lengthwise, push slightly with fingers on the ends so the potato pushes up in the center.
  • Pass the sour cream and unsalted butter.
  • Sprinkle with sliced green onions.
  • Potato Large Fries:
  • Cut cooked potatoes lengthwise.
  • Roll in unsalted butter, then sprinkle paprika over potatoes.
  • Sprinkle with Mrs. Dash.
  • Bake 375*.
  • Bake until brown and a little crusty.
  • Serve with Sour Cream (Ketchup or tomato products are not recommended for dialysis patients).