Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Hearty Fish Chowder


A very tasty and warming feel-good dish

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 2 pounds frozen haddock or cod
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1-3/4 teaspoon sea salt (I add a little more)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
How to make it:
  1. Heat fish fillets and water to boiling in a Dutch oven.
  2. Reduce heat.
  3. Cover and simmer just until fish flakes easily with fork, 10 to 15 minutes. Cooking time varies according to thickness.
  4. Remove fish and broth from the Dutch oven.
  5. Flake or cut fish into bite size pieces, reserve broth. Simmer potatoes, onion, and green pepper in 1-2 cups of broth just until potatoes are tender, approximately 15 minutes.
  6. Stir in remaining broth, the fish, the half and half, the salt and cayenne pepper.
  7. Heat until hot.
  8. Sprinkle with cheese.
  9. Adapted from a Betty Crocker recipe.
  10. Enjoy!

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
Half & Half  A A A A N N A A
Cheddar Cheese2 ,3 A A N N N A A A
Potato (White/Red/Blue/Yellow)3 ,4 ,5 A A N N N A A A
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...2 ,3 A N A A B N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...  A A A A N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fish Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cod2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Haddock2 A N A A B B 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 help the body to detoxify.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[5] 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 Oct 04, 2007 at 08:45 AM By: Don