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Delicious Winter Squash and Onions
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Winter squash roasted then sauteed with onions and garlic.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 2-3 winter squashes (butternut, acorn, pumpkin)
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 420 degrees.
  2. Lightly coat a cookie sheet with olive oil.
  3. Peel and cube squash.
  4. Lightly coat with olive oil and spread in a single layer on cookie sheet.
  5. Roast in a 420 degree oven until just tender, approximately 30-40 minutes.
  6. About halfway through cooking time, turn squash to allow other side to brown.
  7. In the mean time, cut onion into 1 x 1/2 inch pieces and sautee with chopped garlic in olive oil over medium heat.
  8. Allow onions to cook until slightly browned and tender. Add roasted squash to onions and sautee for a few more minutes.

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
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Squash (Summer/Winter)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N 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 genetically modified .

  • 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 04:52 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 03, 2007 at 00:04 AM By: Don