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Rice and Tuna Salad
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Contributed by: MsRubyLuAdded: Jan 01, 2011 at 03:39 PM


Quick and easy make ahead salad.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 2 cups cooked or leftover rice
  • 1 6 1/2 ounce can tuna, drained & broken up
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 cup mayonnaise or approved salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • carrot curls
  • parsley sprigs
How to make it:
  1. Combine rice, tuna, shredded carrots, celery, and onion; toss lightly.
  2. Chill
  3. Combine salad dressing, curry powder, lemon juice, and salt.
  4. Mix until well blended.
  5. Chill
    To serve, toss dressing mixture with tuna mixture. Garnish with carrot curls and parsley.

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
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Tuna2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Curry  N N B B B B B B
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Complex Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mayonnaise- A A N N N N N A
Salad Dressing (OK'd Ingredien...- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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 Jan 01, 2011 at 04:09 PM By: Lola