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Super Soup
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Richly endowed with Type-A 'Beneficials' and quickly prepared in a pressure cooker.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (10 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 4 cups water or unsalted vegetable broth
  • 2/3 cup brown lentils [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 cup yellow onions, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, coin-sliced
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup parsnips, diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas, green beans, or mixture of both
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon wheat-free tamari (soy sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt(or more, to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Cook lentils at full pressure for 10 minutes in pressure cooker.
  2. Chop vegetables while lentils cook.
  3. Uncover lentils.
  4. Add all vegetables EXCEPT frozen peas/green beans to lentils.
  5. Cook at full pressure for 5 minutes in pressure cooker.
  6. Uncover and add frozen vegetables and all remaining ingredients.
  7. Simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until peas/green beans are tender.
  8. Makes 4 servings.
  9. NOTES: Cooking times are averaged to produce tender vegetables in a standard pressure cooker; you may wish to reduce or extend times depending on your particular model, and according to your preferences for 'crisp' or 'softer' vegetables.

  10. Water/broth may be reduced to 3 cups for a thicker 'stew.'

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Parsnip3 ,4 ,5 B B B B B B B N
Carrot1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,3 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Green/Snap/String Bean1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N
Lentil (Domestic)1 B B N N A A A N

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Tamari (wheat-free)2 B N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oregano1 N N B B N B N B
Cumin- N N N N N N N N
Thyme1 N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Enoki)1 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Domestic white "Butt...1 ,3 B A N N N N A N
Mushroom (Oyster)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Portobello)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Shiitake)1 ,2 A N A A B B A A
Mushroom (Straw)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Maitake)1 B B B B N N N N
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow)1 ,3 ,5 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 13, 2007 at 05:53 PM By: organicmomma