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Veggie Burgers
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Contributed by: grey rabbitAdded: Aug 22, 2011 at 04:29 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (13 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 4 cups cooked black beans or adzuki beans
  • 4 cups cooked lentils
  • 2 yellow onions
  • 5 celery stalks
  • 4 carrots
  • 4 cups button mushrooms
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic
  • 1 12-ounce jar roasted red peppers
  • 2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Spanish paprika
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons chipotle powder (optional)
  • 4 cups compliant flour
  • Salt and (ume plum) vinegar, to taste
How to make it:
  1. Strain and cool the beans and lentils.
  2. Cook carrot, onion, celery, and mushrooms over medium heat.
  3. Puree vegetable mixture and canned (drained) red pepper.
  4. Put the beans and lentils in the bowl of a stand mixer, put the flour, oatmeal, chipotle powder, paprika, nuts and parsley in the mixing bowl on top of the beans and lentils. Add the pureed vegetables and mix on low speed until combined.
  5. Taste and adjust for seasoning.
  6. Let mixture rest overnight in the fridge.
  7. Make into patties and freeze.
  8. Makes 2 dozen.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sunflower Seed/ Sunflower Seed...1 ,2 N A A A A A A A
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Paprika2 N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
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
Black Bean2 B N A A A A N N
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal3 ,4 B N B B B N N A
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Lentil (Domestic)2 B B N N A A A N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Adzuki Beans- B N A A A A B N
Pinto Bean- B B B B A A A N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Spelt (whole)1 ,3 ,4 N N B N B N N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Domestic white "Butt...2 ,3 B A N N N N A N
Mushroom (Portobello)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Maitake)2 B B B B 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 which may have a high mold count.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Aug 22, 2011 at 04:40 PM By: Drea
    • Revised Oct 16, 2011 at 04:47 PM By: Joe
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