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Venison Meatballs with Miso Gravy
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Venison Meatballs with Miso Gravy: This is a recipe I concocted one day with Venison given to me from a family member and whatever else I had on hand. O's can do this if they omit the cheese which will affect the flavor a bit. If miso doesn't suit you, try another gravy it's optional.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • Meatballs:
  • 1/2 @ ground venison
  • 1/4 cup grated romano cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • Gravy:
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tablespoon wheat- free tamari
  • 1 Tablespoon arrowroot powder mixed with 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons white miso
How to make it:
  1. Mix all meatball Ingredients together and form into little balls.
  2. Sauté in skillet in olive oil for 20 minutes.
  3. Add water and tamari, and cook 30 minutes more.
  4. Combine arrowroot powder with water add to meatballs and cook until broth thickens slightly.
  5. Scoop out 1/2 cup of broth and add miso, mixing well.
  6. Re-add to meatballs but DO NOT BOIL. Adjust seasonings. Serve over brown rice, quinoa, potatoes or millet. Makes 4-6 servings.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Venison1 A A A N B B B B
Tamari (wheat-free)2 B N N N N N N A
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.

  • 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 Sep 30, 2007 at 10:04 AM By: Rodney