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Tofu in Mustard Miso Cilantro Sauce
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Tofu chunks in a creamy, tasty sauce! This dish is fast and easy to prepare, and it tastes rich and satisfying. I just threw a bunch of stuff in the pan, and it tasted so good, I had to write it down!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 3 Tablespoons organic stone ground mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons organic sweet miso paste
  • 2 teaspoons organic olive oil
  • 1/2 organic red onion, chopped
  • 1/3 to 1/2 a cake of organic firm tofu, cubed
  • few spoonfuls of filtered water for mixing mustard and miso paste
  • 1/2 cup organic cilantro, finely chopped
  • handful of pumpkin seeds, toasted in dry skillet
How to make it:
  1. Place mustard and miso paste in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Add a few spoonfuls of water to create a smooth, pourable paste.
  3. Mix together thoroughly.
  4. Chop enough cilantro to create about 1/2 cup.
  5. Use the stems, too.
  6. Add the cilantro and cubed tofu to the mustard and miso paste.
  7. Stir well.
  8. Heat olive oil in skillet.
  9. Add chopped onion and saute for a few minutes.
  10. Add cilantro, tofu and mustard/miso paste to skillet.
  11. Cook for a few minutes, adding water as necessary to create a thick, gravy-like sauce.
  12. While the tofu cooks, toast the pumpkin seeds in a skillet.
  13. When the tofu is done, sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and serve.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Miso1 B B B N A A N A
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[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 Oct 22, 2011 at 11:23 PM By: Joe