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Zucchini Bisque
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Jul 08, 2008 at 10:13 PM


Delicious soup. Tastes like it has cream, but it's dairy-free! This is a recipe from 'The Allergy Self-Help Cookbook' by Marjorie Hurt Jones. Serves 4--ha. So says the recipe. It served 2 of us.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 2 Tablespoons oil or ghee
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups chicken/turkey stock or vegetable broth
  • 1 large zucchini, shredded (about 3 cups)
  • 1-2 Tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
How to make it:
  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, or until soft but not brown.
  3. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  4. Add stock or broth, zucchini, basil, nutmeg, sea salt and pepper if using, and cook 15 minutes.
  5. Let cool 5-10 min.
  6. Ladle half into blender or food processor, and process until pureed.
  7. Pour into serving bowl.
  8. Repeat with remaining half.
  9. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  10. Stir in lemon juice and serve.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg2 N N N N N N A N
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 07, 2009 at 04:33 PM By: Lola