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Moroccan Carrots
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Contributed by: Destry Stokes KeyeAdded: May 24, 2012 at 12:34 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Uncategorized
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 large carrots, peeled
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon crumbled fat-free feta or goat cheese (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high (350 deg. to 400 deg.).
  3. In an 8x8 inch foil pan combine lemon juice, honey, oil, and cumin and cinnamon. Set aside.
  4. Cut carrots diagonally into quarters about 1-1/2 inches long.
  5. Place in a pan of boiling water; cook 10 minutes or just until fork-tender; drain.
  6. Transfer carrots to grill.
  7. Grill 10 minutes or until tender and lightly charred, turning several times.
  8. Remove carrots from grill; add to lemon juice mixture in pan.
  9. Place pan directly on grill.
  10. Grill, covered 8 minutes.
  11. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  12. Season with salt and pepper to taste, sprinkle with cilantro and (if desired) cheese, and serve.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Honey2 N N N A N N N A
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A
Cumin  N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Goat Cheese- N N B N B B N A
Feta Cheese- N N B B B B N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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 May 24, 2012 at 12:35 AM By: Joe