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Black Eyed Peas and Fennel (or Anise)
14 votes


A variant on a Greek recipe

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 can of black eyed peas, drained
  • 2-3 Tablespoon canola oil or olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped [or pimento]
  • 1 bunch fresh fennel or anise, chopped (white part only)
  • sea salt
  • fresh ground black peppercorns
How to make it:
  1. Sautee the onion and red pepper in the oil until soft.
  2. Add the beans.
  3. Then add fennel (or anise) to the pan.
  4. Add a few tablespoons of water, sea salt and fresh ground black peppercorns.
  5. It should be done in about 15 minutes, with occasional stirring on medium/low.

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
Black Eyed Pea  B N A A A A B N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Canola Oil2 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

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

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pimento- N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Fennel- B 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.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • 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 Oct 02, 2007 at 04:54 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 07:00 PM By: Lola
    • Revised Oct 17, 2007 at 10:11 PM By: Don