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Chicken Breast with Artichoke Hearts
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Chicken breasts with artichoke hearts and goat cheese. It works well for other blood types, just adjust the contents.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 ounces skinned, boned chicken or turkey breasts
  • garlic to taste
  • 3/4 cup frozen artichoke hearts
  • 1 cup BTD compliant broth
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • l/4 cup minced shallots (about 3)
  • 2 teaspoons arrowroot, cornstarch or rice flour
  • l/4 cup crumbled goat or feta cheese
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
  • l teaspoon thyme, divided
  • Lemon rind strips (optional)
  • l/4 teaspoon sea salt, divided
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven or toaster oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a skillet, brown meat lightly in the olive oil. Transfer to a baking dish.
  3. Add shallots and artichoke, to skillet and saute for a few minutes until lightly browned.
  4. Remove and spoon over the turkey or chicken pieces.
  5. Add flour to the remaining oil and stir to blend.
  6. Add broth and cook until thickened; pour over chicken. Bake the casserole at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.
  7. Serves 4.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
Chicken1 N N A A A A N N
Artichoke (globe/Jerusalem)1 B B A A A N B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Shallots  N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot- N N N N N N N N
Cornstarch2 N A A A A A A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Thyme1 N N N N N N N N
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 B N B B B B N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Goat Cheese- N N B N B B N A
Feta Cheese- N N B B B B N A

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 16, 2010 at 07:51 PM By: Joe