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Spanish Rice and Beans (Moro)
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Contributed by: Consuelo D'AmoreAdded: Jan 03, 2011 at 09:52 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 cups of Rice (your choice of rice)
  • 1 16 ounce Can of bean (your choice of bean)
  • 3 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 3-4 Garlic gloves minced
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 2 Scallions (green onions) diced
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon adobo (optional)
  • dash of black pepper (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Heat up oil in your favorite rice pot.
  2. Add onion, scallions, cook for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, adobo, black pepper stirring constantly.
  4. Add Cilantro and tomato sauce stir for 1 minute.
  5. Add the beans, stir for one minute.
  6. Add water and bring to boil, then add the rice.
  7. Stir occasionally until the water is almost dried up. Cover the pot and set on low for 25 - 30 minutes.
  8. Stir and serve with your favorite meat or fish.

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
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Black Bean2 B N A A A A N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,4 ,5 A N N B A 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 .
[5] 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 Jan 09, 2011 at 10:36 PM By: Lola