Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Basil Pesto
2 votes

Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Jan 24, 2010 at 07:42 PM



Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
Category:
  • Other
Ingredients:
  • enough basil (not packed down) to fill blender
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 2 lemons or limes, juiced
  • 2-5 cloves garlic, pressed
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1/2-1 cup nuts/seeds
How to make it:
  1. Put in blender and process until coarse.
  2. You may have to stop it and push it down with a rubber spatula.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pine Nut (Pignola)2 ,3 N N N N A A N N

[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 are known to be 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 Jan 24, 2010 at 08:08 PM By: Lola