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Delicious Zucchini - Pea Meal

Contributed by: Mehmet Added: Mar 23, 2011 at 10:05 AM


Sea salt is chosen in TypeBase Ingredient Links but rock salt is far better because rock salt doesn't have sea toxins!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 3-4 green zucchini
  • 1 package of frozen peas(450 gm) or same amount peas
  • 6-8 dessert spoon wild rice
  • 1 mid-sized onion
  • 1 spoon tomato paste or the equivalent tomato
  • 1 dessert spoon(not heaping) rock salt
  • 1 dessert spoon red pepper or one small hot red pepper, you can also use the Turkish naturally blackened red pepper called isot(esot)
  • 1 dessert spoon thyme
  • 1 dessert spoon basil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 spoon(not heaping) olive oil
  • some jerusalem artichoke, if you like
How to make it:
  1. Cut the onion to small cubes and pour together with peas and wild rice to a stewpot, turn the heat on.
  2. Cut zucchinis to small cubes and pour to the stewpot with the rest of ingredients except olive oil. Add small cut jerusalem artichokes at this step, if you're adding.
  3. Let it boil for 10 minutes, you may mix with a wooden or ceramic spoon a few times.(Ceramic is healthiest option for anything that reaches high temperatures while cooking.)
  4. Let it cool until you don't feel it hotter than your mouth, then add the olive oil and mix.
  5. Now you may serve in small bowls and start to eat.

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 (Wild)3 N N B B A N N N
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow)1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Thyme2 N N N N N N N N
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Artichoke (globe/Jerusalem)2 B B A A A N B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised May 05, 2011 at 11:36 PM By: ABJoe