Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Super Broccoli Salad
16 votes


This is a great salad for all types with minor adjustments for your BT type.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • Two large heads of broccoli - broken up into small pieces
  • 1/2 to 1 cup raisins
  • 1/4 to 1/2 imitation bacon bits (soy based or whatever fits your profile)
  • Dressing:
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup mayonnaise (As may try tofu)
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice (recipe calls for vinegar)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds or almond slices
How to make it:
  1. Prepare dressing and allow to sit while you prepare the broccoli.
  2. Pour dressing over broccoli, raisins, and imitation bacon bits and stir to distribute dressing and let sit overnight refrigerated.Dressing melds well as it sits.
  3. Just before serving sprinkle nuts and toss. (Imitation bacon bits may get soggy so you may save them and sprinkle with the nuts at the last minute.)

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sunflower Seed/ Sunflower Seed...1 ,2 N A A A A A A A
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A

Complex Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mayonnaise- A A N N N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 30, 2007 at 10:35 AM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 01:12 PM By: Father Tiresias