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Spelt-veggie casserole
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Creamy pasta dish with lots of vegetables.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type B (7 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 1 package (8 ounces) spelt pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 small zucchini squash, grated
  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 Tablespoons spelt flour
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese or cottage cheese
  • 1-2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
How to make it:
  1. Cook pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, heat butter and oil in skillet and cook onion and garlic 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add carrots and zucchini and cook till tender. (You can add other vegetables you have around, leftovers can be used up here.)
  4. Add spelt flour, basil, salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes more.
  6. Stir in milk, cooking and stirring constantly until thickened.
  7. Pour half of the pasta into an oiled casserole.
  8. Spoon ricotta cheese and mozzarella, then half of the veggie sauce mixture.
  9. Add the rest of the pasta, cover with remainder of sauce, top with grated mozzarella cheese.
  10. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or till hot and cheese melts.
  11. This is good with baked fish, or good for lunch the next day.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Carrot2 ,4 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Mozzarella Cheese  N N B B B B N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk3 N N B B B B N N
Milk (Cow-Skim or 2%)- A A N N B N A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

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
Cottage Cheese- A N B B B N A A
Ricotta Cheese- N N B B B B A A
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N
Butter2 A A A A N N 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 which may be genetically modified .
[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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jun 5, 2011 @ 1:23AM by: Joe