Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Italian Bean & Pasta Salad
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Description:

Cold salad for side dish or meal. Makes 4 main course servings or 6 side salads.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
Category:
  • Appetizer
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup rice pasta (shells, etc)
  • 1 can pinto bean (or [compliant] cooked dry beans)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper slivers [or substitute compliant vegetables]
  • 1/2 cup red pepper slivers [or substitute compliant vegetables]
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese (optional)
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
How to make it:
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Drain and cool under cold water, drain well. (Cook beans ahead of time if not using canned.)
  3. Place pasta and beans in a large bowl.
  4. Add peppers, cheese and onion.
  5. In a jar with tight fitting lid, combine remaining ingredients.
  6. Shake well to blend; pour over salad and toss.
  7. Cover and chill 1 hour or overnight.

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
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Pinto Bean  B B B B A A A N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Feta 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
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...2 ,3 A N A A B 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 be high in pesticides.
[4] 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.

    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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 29, 2010 at 11:00 PM By: Joe