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Artichoke & White Bean Soup
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Contributed by: Paula Added: Mar 19, 2010 at 04:18 PM


Just found this on Eating Well site, but added some fresh spinach at the end for more nutrition.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed or chopped fine
  • 1 14 oz can artichoke hearts
  • 1 14/15 oz can cannellini beans
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth, or other broth
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
How to make it:
  1. Put some olive oil in the bottom of your soup pan
  2. Add the chopped garlic & cook lightly
  3. Process drained artichoke hearts & drained, rinsed cannellini beans in a food processor
  4. Add them to the pan/pot along with 2 cups of veggie broth
  5. Add salt or pepper if you like
  6. Finally toss in the chopped spinach and cook until wilted
  7. Serves 2 nicely, enjoy!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spinach/Spinach Juice1 ,2 B B N N N N B B
Garlic1 ,3 B N B B N B N B
Artichoke (globe/Jerusalem)1 B B A A A N B B
Olive Oil1 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Cannellini Bean  N N N N N N N N
[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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Mar 21, 2010 at 02:19 PM By: Lola