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Contributed by: Dawn FrancoAdded: Aug 21, 2009 at 03:25 PM


This is my version of a traditional West Indian sauce/soup usually eaten with macaroni pie and stewed chicken. I eat it with anything: rice, sweet potatoes.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 16 ounces pkg Chopped Spinach, frozen (or a bag/bunch fresh)
  • 8 ounces Chopped Okra, frozen
  • 3/4 to 1 cup chopped pumpkin or squash
  • 1/2 small jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 small onion
  • Approx. 1 to 2 teaspoons each of coriander, thyme,cumin, brown sugar
  • 3 to 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Chicken stock or water
How to make it:
  1. Put all ingredients in a large enough pot.
  2. Add enough chicken stock or water to be level with all other ingredients.
  3. Bring to a boil then lower heat to medium low and cook for 30-35 minutes.
  4. Turn off and remove from heat.
  5. Using a blender stick, puree until somewhat smooth.
  6. Add sea salt to taste (if necessary).
  7. Eat and enjoy!

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
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Pumpkin2 B B N N A N B B
Okra  B B N N N B B B
Thyme2 N N N N N N N N
Spinach/Spinach Juice2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Squash (Summer/Winter)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Coriander  N N N N N N N N
Cumin  N N N N N N N N
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

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A 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 genetically modified .

  • 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 Sep 12, 2009 at 12:40 AM By: Lola