Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Roasted Broccoli with Lemon Garlic Butter and Toasted Pine Nuts
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Description:

has a different texture as well.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
Category:
  • Appetizer
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound broccoli florets - from a 1 1/4 pound bunch (save the broccoli stems for soup)
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1-2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons pine nuts toasted (see Tip)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to 500 Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the broccoli with the oil and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Arrange the florets in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast, turning once, for 12 minutes, or until just tender.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  5. Add the garlic and the lemon zest and heat, stirring, for about 1 minute.
  6. Let cool slightly and stir in the lemon juice.
  7. Place the broccoli in a serving bowl, pour the lemon butter over it and toss to coat.
  8. Scatter the toasted pine nuts over the top.
  9. Tip: To toast pine nuts, place them in a small, dry skillet over medium heat and toast, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until golden brown and fragrant.
  10. Remove from the skillet and let cool.
  11. from Reasons to Roast by Georgia Chan Downard and Evie Righter

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Pine Nut (Pignola)2 ,3 N N N N A A N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

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

  • 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 May 23, 2011 at 10:13 PM By: Joe