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

Creamy Tuna Broccoli Rice

Description:

Great stick-to-the-ribs main or side dish.

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup dry basmati rice
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 12 ounce can tuna, drained
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons butter or olive oil [or ghee]
  • 1/4 cup spelt flour [or BTD compliant flour]
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups chicken broth (or veggie broth)
  • 1-1/4 cups water

    Optional ingredients:

  • mushrooms [portobello or other BTD compliant mushrooms]
  • green, red, or yellow peppers
How to make it:
  1. Bring rice and 1-1/2 cups water to boil (add salt and a Tablespoon oil if desired).
  2. Cover and reduce heat.
  3. Simmer about 1/2 hour or until done.
  4. After the rice has begun simmering, begin steaming the broccoli in a separate pot.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large pot, saute the onion and garlic in butter [or ghee] or oil until onion is tender.
  6. Stir in flour and salt and heat until smooth (won't take long).
  7. Remove pot from heat and stir in the broth and water. Bring pot back to burner and heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  8. Boil and stir one minute.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. When the broccoli and rice are tender, stir them into sauce with the tuna.
  11. Sprinkle with celery salt to taste.
  12. Even better as leftovers.

    Variations:

  13. Scoop leftovers into green, red, or yellow pepper halves and bake as stuffed peppers.
  14. Add 1/2 to 1 cup allowable chopped mushrooms and saute with onions. You may need to add a little extra oil, butter, [or ghee].
  15. Use pasta in place of rice.