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Red Pepper Pasta with Shrimp
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Contributed by: funkymuseAdded: Jan 10, 2009 at 10:03 PM


Absolutely Gourmet!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cracked Red Pepper
  • 1 Entire Bulb of Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Pound Shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 Medium Tomatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons Chopped Parsley (or not)
  • 1/4 Cup White Wine
  • 3/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 3 Cups Spaghetti Squash
  • Arrowroot Powder
  • Rice Pasta
  • Shredded Parmesan or Manchego Cheese
How to make it:
  1. Gently saute the pepper and garlic in the olive oil in a non-stick skillet until the garlic begins to turn color.
  2. Add the shrimp and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add tomatoes, parsley, wine, sea salt and spaghetti squash.
  4. Cook until all ingredients are heated through.
  5. Thicken with arrowroot powder and serve over desired amount of pasta, topping with cheese.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Arrowroot  N N N N N N N N
Wine (White)  N B N N N B A A
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Shrimp2 A A A A A A N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Squash (Summer/Winter)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Parmesan Cheese2 A A A A N A A A
Gouda Cheese2 A A N N N N A 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 genetically modified .
[4] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 10, 2009 at 11:20 PM By: Lola