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Black Eyed Peas, Okra and Leek Melange
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A yummy, quick and high protein meal - a must try!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 1 leek
  • 1/2 small yellow onion
  • 14 ounces frozen okra
  • 16 ounce can of black eyed peas
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 Tablespoon of fresh ginger
  • 3 Tablespoons of Braggs Liquid Aminos or wheat-free tamari
How to make it:
  1. Chop onions and saute for 2 minutes.
  2. Add well washed and sliced leek and add dried spices.
  3. Immediately add frozen okra.
  4. Cook on high until okra is warm and soft, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add black eyed peas, ginger, and Braggs or tamari and reduce heat to medium.
  6. Cook until peas are warm, about 5 minutes.
  7. Serve over rice.

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
Leek1 ,2 B B N N N N A A
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Okra  B B N N N B B B
Turmeric  B N N B N N B N
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Coriander  N N N N N N N N
Black Eyed Pea  B N A A A A B 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 have a high mold count.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 02:27 PM By: Drea
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 04:57 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 06, 2007 at 06:19 PM By: Don