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Spinach Pie
4 votes

Contributed by: Darla QuailAdded: Nov 11, 2008 at 01:39 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 pound bulk turkey sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped fine
  • 2-10 ounce packages, frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 3 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1-9'' pie crust (type appropriate bread crumbs mixed with melted butter or canola butter)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In large skillet coated with the olive oil, cook the turkey, sausage and onion.
  3. In a large bowl combine meat, spinach, cheese & eggs.
  4. Spoon into the pie crust.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until firm.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N
Spinach/Spinach Juice1 ,2 B B N N N N B B
Mozzarella Cheese  N N B B B B N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat Bread (Sprouted Commerci...2 B N N N N A A A
Spelt (whole)2 ,3 N N B N B N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] 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 Jun 17, 2011 at 06:21 PM By: Joe