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

Spinach Feta Rice
13 votes

Contributed by: Sue PhalenFrom the Recipe Archives


Description:

A rice dish that's fancy enough for company and delicious for leftovers.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
Category:
  • Side Dish
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1 cup sliced portobello mushrooms (about 4 oz, or 4 big ones)
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup chicken broth [or vegetable broth]
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 package chopped frozen spinach, cooked then drained and pressed until most of water is gone. May use 6 cups shredded fresh spinach leaves instead.
How to make it:
  1. Combine rice, broth, and water in medium saucepan.
  2. Bring water to boil.
  3. Add rice, stir once.
  4. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15-20 minutes (according to your package instructions) or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  5. Cook and stir onion, mushrooms, and garlic in large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray until onion is tender.
  6. Add cooked spinach, oregano leaves, salt, and lemon juice so that it, too, is warm.
  7. Add entire mixture to rice (or vice versa).
  8. Add feta cheese, stir well and it's ready to serve.

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
Mushroom (Portobello)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N 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
Feta Cheese  N N B B B B N A
Spinach/Spinach Juice2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 03, 2007 at 01:13 PM By: Drea
    • Revised Oct 04, 2007 at 10:39 AM By: Drea