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Fisherman's Stew
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A way to eat fish if you're not crazy about it.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds
  • 1 28 ounce can Italian tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 8 ounce bottle of clam juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound fish (cod, sole, flounder, orange roughy or halibut) cut into bite size pieces
How to make it:
  1. Saute garlic and onions in oil until soft.
  2. Add carrots, celery, fennel, tomatoes and juices, wine, pepper, thyme, bay leaf, clam juice and water.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered about 15 minutes or until vegetables are just tender (not mushy).
  4. Add fish; cook about 4 or 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in parsley and salt to taste (optional).
  6. Serve immediately. Serves 4

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Clam1 A A A A A A N N
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Bay Leaf1 N N N B N N N B
Fennel  B N N N N N N N
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...1 ,2 A N A A B N N N
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Cod1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 A N N B A N N N
Thyme1 N N N N N N N N
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sole1 A A A A B N B B
Flounder1 A N A A B N N N
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wine (White)- N B N N N B A 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 may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • 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 Oct 17, 2007 at 11:39 PM By: Lola