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Buckwheat adzuki 'fried rice'
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Contributed by: Nancy MyersAdded: Nov 25, 2008 at 09:52 AM


A tasty cousin to fried rice with lots of Type A beneficials. Vary the vegetables and seasonings to suit your taste and the contents of your refrigerator.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 cups cooked buckwheat (kasha)
  • 1 cup cooked adzuki beans
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 2 cups broccoli, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce or to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Thai fish sauce (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Saute the onion in the oil for a few minutes.
  2. Add the other vegetables and fry until nearly soft, tossing in the garlic at the last minute.
  3. Add the buckwheat and adzuki beans and stir fry for a few minutes.
  4. Add the cilantro and season with soy sauce and fish sauce to taste.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...2 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Garlic2 ,3 B N B B N B N B
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Broccoli2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Buckwheat/Kasha1 B N A A A A N A
Adzuki Beans  B N A A A A B N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.

  • 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 09, 2009 at 07:28 AM By: Rodney