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Mimi's EZ Meatball Soup
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Tiny lamb (or turkey) meat balls in broth with assorted greens served on white rice.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (8 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 12 ounces of lamb, ground (or ground turkey)
  • 3 large celery stalks, the leafier the better
  • 1 leek or onion
  • dandelion greens
  • parsley
  • escarole
  • 3 average sized carrots
  • garlic to taste
  • sea salt to taste
  • freshly ground pepper or cayenne pepper to taste, optional
How to make it:
  1. Chop veggies.
  2. Boil water.
  3. Mix salt, pepper, garlic powder with meat.
  4. Form meat into small 3/4 to 1 inch diameter balls.
  5. When water boils, throw everything in.
  6. Cook until done.
  7. I used about 1 1/2 to 2 quarts of water.
  8. It shouldn't cook for more than about 10 to 15 minutes.

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
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Escarole  B B N N N N B B
Dandelion  B B B B N N B B
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N
Lamb2 A N N B B B B N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Leek1 ,2 B B N N N N A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 12:06 AM By: Drea