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Apple braised lamb shoulder chops (or rabbit)
21 votes

Contributed by: nowishow - ConnieAdded: Mar 24, 2009 at 07:24 PM


This is a great Explorer meal. With five diamond foods and four superfoods. Pretty hard to beat.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 4 lamb shoulder chops (or 4 rabbit pieces)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 1 small red onion -chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 parsnips chopped (remove core)
  • 1 bulb fennel - sliced
  • 1 green apple (like Granny Smith) peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup water or stock
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • 1 cup (or less) of maple syrup
How to make it:
  1. Season meat with salt and pepper
  2. In a large, deep frying pan - brown meat in oil
  3. set aside
  4. Soften onion, celery, garlic, and parsnips in oil
  5. Add salt and pepper to veggies, if desired
  6. Add fennel and apple, mix in and cook another minute
  7. Nestle the meat back in the pan moving veggies on top of meat
  8. Combine the juice, water, lemon, and maple syrup and add to mixture
  9. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook 1 or 2 hours until tender.
  10. Add more liquid as needed
  11. Serve over rice or quinoa with a side of broccoli

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Mar 24, 2009 at 07:36 PM By: Lola