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Sardine pate - like smoked salmon spread
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Contributed by: Ginny WAdded: Mar 13, 2010 at 11:07 PM


Delicious for an appetizer or lunch. We eat it spread on RyVita crisp bread or the German flat rye bread that comes in packages that look like bricks. You can use whatever BT compliant cracker type 'bread' you like.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • One can sardines packed in extra virgin oil
  • 2 oz soft goat cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon kelp flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons finely chopped sweet onion
  • 3 Tablespoons finely chopped roasted red pepper
How to make it:
  1. Dump fish and oil in flat soup bowl.
  2. Mash well with fork.
  3. Add kelp flakes and salt.
  4. Stir in freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  5. Add enough goat cheese to make smooth paste 3 oz max.
  6. Add onion and pimento or pepper.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Spread on whatever flat bread or cracker you wish.
  9. Serves 2 for lunch - several for an appetizer.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kelp  N N N N N N B B
Goat Cheese  N N B N B B N A
Sardine1 B B B B B B N B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Rye/100% Rye Bread2 ,3 B B B B A A N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pimento- N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...1 ,2 A N A A B N B B

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

  • 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 Mar 18, 2010 at 09:12 PM By: Lola