Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Greek Salad with Lemon Dressing


Yummy way to eat your greens with a non-vinegar/non dairy dressing

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • Greek Salad:
  • 1 head romaine/leaf lettuce or spinach
  • 1 cucumber sliced [optional]
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese

    Lemon Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar [or agave]
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
How to make it:
  1. Combine torn lettuce or spinach with sliced cucumber top with feta cheese.
  2. Meanwhile combine dressing ingredients and shake well.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lettuce (Romaine)  B N N N N N B N
Feta Cheese  N N B B B B N A
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

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

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cucumber1 ,2 N N B B N N A 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 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:
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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 30, 2007 at 04:38 PM By: Rodney