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Curry Tuna Salad
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Try this for a different tuna salad. The taste of curry amd the crunch of water chestnuts make this especially good.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 1 tsp dried onion
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 2 cans (6 1/2 oz. each) water pack tuna drained
  • 1 can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts drained
  • 1/4 cup BT compliant mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp wheat-free soy sauce
  • 1 tsp curry
How to make it:
  1. Mix onion with lemon juice Set aside
  2. Mix tuna and water chestnuts
  3. Make dressing with mayonnaise, onion, lemon juice, soy sauce and curry
  4. Mix with tuna and water chestnuts.

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
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A
Water Chestnut4 N N N N N N N N
Tuna2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Curry  N N B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B 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.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 00:03 AM By: Rodney