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Cranberry Apricot Turkey Roll
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This is another recipe I got from the Friendly Freezer One list. It was originally posted to crock pot cooking, takes 10 minutes, and serves 6.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1/4 cup sugar [or BTD compliant variant/substitute]
  • 2 Tablespoons arrowroot, don't boil arrowroot
  • 3/4 cup apricot jam [BTD compliant variant/substitute]
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, ground or finely chopped
  • 2 pound frozen turkey roll or 2 to 2-1/2 pounds partially thawed
  • 1 or 2 cups water
  • salt and pepper to taste
How to make it:
  1. In small saucepan, blend sugar and arrowroot.
  2. Stir in marmalade and cranberries.
  3. Cook and stir until mixture is bubbly and slightly thickened.
  4. Place partially thawed turkey roll in slow-cooking pot.
  5. Add a cup or two of fresh water.
  6. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  7. Pour sauce over turkey.
  8. Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours.
  9. Insert meat thermometer in turkey for the last 2-3 hours.
  10. Cover and cook until temperature reaches 185 degrees
  11. Slice turkey roll.
  12. Serve with vegetables and salad.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apricot/Apricot Juice1 ,2 B B N N N N N A

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot- N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...1 A N A N A N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 07, 2007 at 00:27 AM By: Lola