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Kohlrabi Saute
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Veggie dish good for all types if ghee is substituted for butter, and black pepper is avoided.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 2 medium kohlrabi
  • 5 medium shallots or small onions
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • fresh ground black peppercorns, to taste (optional)
  • 4 teaspoons butter (or ghee)
How to make it:
  1. Peel and grate kohlrabi and add sea salt.
  2. Place in colander for 30 minutes.
  3. Press out liquid.
  4. In a skillet, saute shallots/onions and garlic in butter/ghee.
  5. Add kohlrabi and saute until browned.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Kohlrabi  B B N N N N B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

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

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N
Butter2 A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Shallots- 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.

  • 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:
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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 05:25 PM By: Drea
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 05:58 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 17, 2007 at 10:13 PM By: Don