Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Lemony Lentil Soup
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Contributed by: DianaAdded: May 24, 2010 at 06:47 PM


Description:

This a tasty, lemon laced lentil soup..easy to digest and very filling...It contains potatoes for those who can have them. We others can sub butternut squash or acorn squash or pumpkin if desired..

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
Category:
  • Soups and Broths
Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups lentils
  • 8 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 large potato or same amount of squash
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped,cilantro or parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 Tablespoons of lemon juice
How to make it:
  1. Rinse lentils, combine with stock and bring to a simmer. Peel potato and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  2. Add to soup, simmer 20 mins.
  3. Slice chard to remove spine in leaves and then chop chard and add to soup, cover and continue simmering until lentils are tender(about 20 more mins).
  4. In a small frying pan over medium heat, cook onion in oil until soft and golden.
  5. Add to onion 1/3 cup cilantro along with garlic and cook 2 mins.
  6. Add onion mixture to soup during last 5 mins.
  7. Stir in sea salt to taste, pepper, coriander, cumin and lemon juice.
  8. Garnish soup with lemon slices.
  9. Makes 6 1 2/3 cup servings

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
Lentil (Domestic)1 B B N N A A A N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cilantro1 N B N N N N N N
Coriander- N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...1 A N A N A N N N
Cumin- N N N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
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
Potato (White/Red/Blue/Yellow)2 ,3 ,4 A A N N N A A A
Squash (Summer/Winter)1 ,2 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 genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • 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 May 24, 2010 at 06:53 PM By: Lola