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Lamb Stew with Collard Greens
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Beef, Venison, Turkey or other roasting meats could be used.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (9 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (10 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (10 beneficials)
  • Type B (8 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Type O (7 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 Tbsp compliant flour (rice, soy) seasoned with 1/8 tsp cayenne, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper and 1/2 tsp sea salt (cayenne could be omitted)
  • 1 lb lean lamb, diced into 2 inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 6 c vegetable stock
  • 3 lg carrots, cut into 2 inch rounds
  • 2 lg stalks celery, cut into 1 in pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 5 red new potatoes, washed but not peeled, cut into eighths (sweets, yams or parsnips could be used)
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 Tbsp minced parsley
  • 5 lg collard green leaves, chopped
How to make it:
  1. Put seasoned flour in a plastic bag, add meat pieces and toss until coated.
  2. Heat oil in the bottom of a stockpot.
  3. On medium-high heat, lightly brown meat pieces about 1 minute on each side.
  4. Add stock, carrots, celery, potatoes, garlic and rosemary.
  5. Cover and bring to a boil.
  6. Lower heat and simmer for 40 minutes.
  7. Add parsley and collard greens and cook for 10 minutes more.
  8. Season to taste with salt, pepper and cayenne.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Collard Greens1 B B B B B B B B
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Potato (White/Red/Blue/Yellow)3 ,4 ,5 A A N N N A A A
Rosemary1 N N N N N N N N
Lamb1 A N N B B B B N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Carrot1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chili Powder- A N N N N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,4 ,5 B N B B B B N N
Soy Flour/Bread4 ,5 B N B A N A N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Parsnip3 ,4 ,5 B B B B B B B N
Potato (Sweet)3 ,4 A N B B B B B N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Beef1 A A A A N N B B
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

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

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 06, 2009 at 08:23 PM By: Lola