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Kidney Bean Salad with Yogurt
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Flavorful anytime kidney bean salad especially for type B

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 16 ounce can dark red kidney beans [substitute compliant beans]
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup diced organic celery
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 3 organic green onions (scallions), tops too
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder (or more to taste)
  • *Optional: cayenne pepper to taste
How to make it:
  1. Drain and rinse beans
  2. Add remaining ingredients
  3. Stir well
  4. Cover tightly and refrigerate at least 2 hours
  5. Keeps well for several days, but is best eaten the same day.
  6. Serves 4

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Curry  N N B B B B B B
Yogurt1 N N B N B B A A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Black Bean1 B N A A A A N N
Kidney Bean1 A N A A B N A A
Pinto Bean- B B B B A A A N

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

  • 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 Nov 11, 2010 at 06:34 PM By: Joe