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Pasta with Sausage and Peppers
20 votes

Contributed by: anonymouSAdded: Jul 27, 2011 at 01:15 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 pound mild bulk or Italian sausage [compliant meat]
  • 2 medium sweet red or green peppers, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup snipped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon table pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 10 ounces hot cooked pasta
How to make it:
  1. In large skillet cook sausage, red or green peppers, onion, and garlic until meat is brown and veggies are tender.
  2. Drain off fat.
  3. Stir in parsley, marjoram, salt and table pepper.
  4. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  5. Cook and stir over medium heat for 6 to 8 min. or until slightly thickened.
  6. Toss sausage mixture and Parmesan with pasta till coated.
  7. Serve immediately.
  8. Makes 4 main dish servings.

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
Marjoram  N N N N N N N N
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat (Semolina Flour Products...1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N A N A N A A A
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,4 ,5 B N B B B B N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Parmesan Cheese2 A A A A N A A A
Mozzarella Cheese- N N B B B B N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...2 ,3 A N A A B N B B

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N
Beef2 A A A A N 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 may be high in pesticides.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[5] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Aug 19, 2011 at 05:17 PM By: Joe