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Mom's Tofu Salad Croutons


This recipe comes from the archives, Volume 15, and was posted by MyraA. She said, 'This with some walnuts in a lettuce salad is truly delicious.' She didn't give amounts, however.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • Tofu
  • Tamari sauce
  • Allowable flour (rice flour, amaranth, barley or whatever is good for your blood type, or a combination)
  • Spices, powdered herbs(garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, coriander, whatever you like)
How to make it:
  1. Marinate tofu cubes in a little tamari sauce for about 15 minutes.
  2. Place flour and spices in a bag.
  3. Add cubes a few at a time, and shake.
  4. Place on a baking tray (lined with baking paper) and bake in a medium high oven until brown.
  5. Make sure the cubes aren't touching each other.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

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
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Amaranth  B B B B A N N N
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 B N B B B B N N
Coriander  N N N N N N N N
Cumin  N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Barley3 N N N N N N A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Jun 24, 2010 at 09:53 PM By: Lola