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Stuffed Mackerel
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Baked mackerel with walnut and cranberry stuffing

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (8 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 small mackerel
  • Bouquet garnish
  • 2 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 1 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 ounce walnuts
  • 6 prunes
  • small stick celery
  • 1 teaspoon tahini [or BTD compliant nut butter]


  • Food processor or blender
How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Clean and gut the mackerel.
  3. Place the fish and bouquet garnish in a baking dish with just enough water to cover the bottom of the dish.
  4. Bake the fish covered in tinfoil for 20-25 minutes.


  5. Put the cranberries and lemon juice in a saucepan and bring to the boil in order to soften the cranberries.
  6. Remove from the heat.
  7. Put the garlic, onion, walnuts, prunes, and celery into the food processor and finely chop.
  8. Add this mixture to the cranberries and stir well.
  9. Finally, stir in the nut butter.
  10. When the fish has cooked, stuff the baked fish and cook for a further 5 minutes or until the stuffing has heated through.
  11. Serves 2

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mackerel1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,4 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,4 B N B B N B N B
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Prune/Prune Juice1 ,2 B B N A N N B B
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Butter/Tahini1 N N A A A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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 05, 2007 at 10:54 PM By: Drea