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Cooked Kale

Contributed by: Kathy PAdded: Oct 27, 2011 at 12:35 AM


Sauted kale salad

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 4 leafs of kale chopped
  • 3 Tablespoon Olive oil
  • 5 cloves of garlic chopped or minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • onion chopped optional
  • tomatoes chopped optional
How to make it:
  1. saute in large skillet with Olive oil, cloves of garlic chopped or minced.
  2. add chopped kale leaves
  3. While sauteing, add chopped walnuts,and dried cranberries.
  4. You may add chopped onion or tomatoes depending on taste.
  5. Cook kale until it turns a deeper green.
  6. If you over cook it, it will become bitter.
  7. So saute for approximately 3 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kale1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (Black)2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cranberry2 B B B B B B N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N 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 known to be 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 Oct 30, 2011 at 07:39 PM By: Lola