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Pumpkin Dahl

Contributed by: DianaAdded: Sep 12, 2008 at 12:02 AM


Great quick soup.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 1 Tbs Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 Clove Garlic
  • 1 Tbs Ginger Root, grated
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper (I use Paprika)
  • 8 oz Red Lentils
  • 16 oz Canned Pumpkin
  • 4 C Imagine Foods Organic No Chicken Broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
How to make it:
  1. Heat oil, onion powder, garlic, cloves and ginger in bottom of saucepan/stockpot for 5 min. Add rest of spice, cook for 1 min. Add broth, lentils, salt and pumpkin. stir till pumpkin is completely blended with broth.
  2. Cook on medium low for 45-60 minutes, stirring occasionally.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lentil (Red)1 B B N N A A A N
Pumpkin1 B B N N A N B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Paprika1 N N N N N N N N

[1] 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.

    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 Sep 12, 2008 at 05:40 PM By: Drea