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Sauteed Okra
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Low-fat way to eat okra.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 1 bag of frozen, chopped okra
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 large cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • fresh ground black peppercorns
How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to broil.
  2. Chop the onion and dice the garlic.
  3. Saute these over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
  4. When the onions are slightly soft, add the bag of okra and saute them for about ten minutes.
  5. When the okra has thawed and softened somewhat, season it with sea salt and pepper, then sprinkle the mozzarella over it.
  6. Place the skillet under the broiler for about two minutes until the mozzarella has melted and turned golden.
  7. Serve immediately.

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
Okra  B B N N N B B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Mozzarella Cheese  N N B B B B N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 17, 2007 at 10:14 PM By: Don