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Apple and Apricot Soup
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Contributed by: Polly in UKAdded: Oct 18, 2008 at 11:14 AM


This is a favourite soup with family and friends. Just delicious! Light and refreshing, hot or cold.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 ounces onion- finely chopped
  • 6 ounces celery- cut into strips & thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces dried or ready to eat apricots-quartered [check for avoids]
  • 8 ounces cooking apple/tart apple, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 ounce ground almonds
  • 1/2 vegetable stock cube [check for avoids]
  • 2-1/2 pints of boiling water
  • garnish with flaked almonds.
How to make it:
  1. Heat oil, cook onion and celery for 10 minutes covered, stirring occasionally.
  2. Mix in the 1/2 stock cube.
  3. Add apple and apricots, and cook for a further 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in ground almonds, them remove pan from heat and add water.
  5. Bring back to boil, then simmer covered for about 30 minutes.
  6. Place mixture in liquidizer/blender, and blend until smooth.
  7. Serve sprinkled with toasted flaked almonds.
  8. Enjoy, I know you will.

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
Apricot/Apricot Juice1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • 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 11, 2010 at 10:27 PM By: Joe