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Super Onion Soup
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Hearty Onion Soup that can be adapted to all blood types.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 2 red onions
  • 2 white onions
  • 2 yellow onions
  • 2 leeks
  • 3 shallots
  • small head of garlic
  • small amount of butter or olive oil
  • 3 cans of good quality chicken (or vegetable) broth
  • 3/4 cup of red wine
  • seasoning of choice: bay leaf, savory, thyme, cayenne pepper.


    bread of choice with slice of white cheese of choice (farmers, mozzarella...)
How to make it:
  1. Melt small amount of butter or olive oil in large soup pan.
  2. Add sliced onions, leeks, shallots, garlic to pan and let cook at low heat for a good half hour.
  3. Add broth, seasonings and wine and let cook another 45 min. to hour.
  4. Put cheese on bread and place in bottom of soup bowls add hot soup (or float on top).

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
Leek1 ,2 B B N N N N A A
Wine (Red)  B B N B N B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Farmer Cheese- N N B B B B N A
Mozzarella Cheese- N N B B B B N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat (White Flour Products)1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N A N A N A A A
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Savory- N N N N N N N N
Thyme2 N N N N N N N N
Bay Leaf2 N N N B N N N B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Shallots- N N N N N N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A 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 that contain gluten.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 Oct 06, 2007 at 11:09 AM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 11:49 AM By: Drea