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Scandinavian Salmon Salad
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Contributed by: J. KennedyAdded: Jul 09, 2010 at 08:52 PM


Adapted from Jane Brody's Good Food Book, this salad tastes great served over a bed of greens.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 4 ounces spelt rotini pasta, cooked al dente
  • 1/3 cup chopped organic celery
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 6 ounces can salmon, drained and flaked
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • Sea Salt and cayenne pepper to taste
How to make it:
  1. Prepare rotini according to package directions and rinse with cold water.
  2. Drain thoroughly.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine cooled pasta, celery, hard-boiled eggs and salmon.
  4. In a small bowl, mix yogurt, lemon juice, dill weed, salt and cayenne pepper.
  5. Add yogurt dressing to the pasta mixture and gently mix until pasta is coated.
  6. Chill before serving.
  7. Serves 4.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Salmon1 B B B B B N N N
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Dill  N N N N N N N N
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Yogurt1 N N B N B B A A
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Jul 14, 2010 at 05:57 PM By: Lola