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Bison and Plum Stew v1

Contributed by: Ross CAdded: Feb 13, 2010 at 04:56 AM


A hearty stew with a surprisingly nice fruity/flowery note.Contains many 'superbeneficial' ingredients for Type O's.Makes about 14 servings, sorry I like to batch cook.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (12 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2.5 pounds bison or very lean beef
  • 2 cans plums in syrup (or several fresh plums mashed)
  • 1 can cherries in syrup (optional, expensive)
  • 2 container organic beef broth
  • 1 bag/can of pearl onions
  • quarter stick butter
  • 1 parsnip, diced finely
  • 1 garlic
  • 4 teaspoons flax
  • 4 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 6 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, diced finely
  • 3 head broccoli, shave off florets and tiny bit of stem
  • 2 pounds carrots
  • 3 walnuts or brazil nuts, chopped into a fine powder (optional)
  • 2 cans organic peas
  • 1 pound spinach, frozen
  • 1 bunch parsley, well chopped
  • olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh ground pepper (not commercial!)
  • 2 cups soy sauce
How to make it:
  1. Cube meat, put in bowl
  2. Pour and mix in 2 cups soy sauce. Don't let it collect on bottom, use it all.
  3. Rub in obscene amount of salt and pepper (best to stay away from steak rubs, seared carbohydrates can make carcinogens)
  4. Brown the meat and store in another covered bowl
  5. Set timer for 2 hours
  6. Add the containers of beef broth into a stock pot
  7. Add 6 bay leaves
  8. Add in fruits without syrup (make sure to de-pit)
  9. Add nuts, parsnip, sweet potatoes,
  10. Crush and dice one garlic clove
  11. Add broccoli, carrots, peas, parsley, and spinach
  12. Add sea salt, pepper, cloves, flax, sesame seeds
  13. Cover and set to low/medium heat to simmer until timer goes off, when timer rings, set for another 1 hour (or as long as you want really)
  14. Toss in beef, butter, pearl onions
  15. Cover and wait for timer to go off
  16. Add a little olive oil to each serving. Keep an eye out for and remove the bay leaves.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cherry (all)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Flax Seed (Linseed)4 B B N N N N B N
Buffalo2 A A A A N N B B
Plum (Dark/Green/Red)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Clove  N N N N N N N N
Bay Leaf2 N N N B N N N B
Spinach/Spinach Juice2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
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
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Parsnip4 ,5 ,6 B B B B B B B N
Potato (Sweet)4 ,5 A N B B B B B N
Butter2 A A A A N N N N
Carrot2 ,4 B N N N B B N B
Sesame Seed1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Soy Sauce4 B N N N A A N A
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow)1 ,2 ,6 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Brazil Nut2 ,3 A A N A N N A A

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Beef2 A A A A N N B B

[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.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 14, 2010 at 09:09 PM By: Joe