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Beet & Carrot Salad
3 votes

Contributed by: Zenna LiberAdded: Jun 03, 2012 at 06:57 PM


Use as a salad on it's own, or as an addition to a tossed green salad or as a 'relish' or condiment for burgers, etc. Amazing flavour of fresh raw beets.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 2 medium-large sized beets
  • 2 medium sized carrots
  • 5-6 scallions
  • 1-2 Tablespoon(s) grated ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3-4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 Tablespoons lemon juice
How to make it:
  1. Wash, peel, and grate beets and carrots into large bowl.
  2. Clean and finely chop scallions/green onions and add to bowl.
  3. Add 1 Tablespoon grated ginger.
  4. Mix veggies well.
  5. Sprinkle sea salt, 3 Tablespoons olive oil, and 2 Tablespoons lemon juice over veggies and mix well.
  6. Taste and adjust ginger, lemon, and oil, if needed.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Beet1 ,2 N N B N B B N N
Carrot1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

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

  • 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 Mar 30, 2013 at 07:11 PM By: ABJoe