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Lamb Stew Over Sweet Potatoes
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Easy and good - adapted from The Allergy Self-Help Cookbook by Marjorie Hurt Jones, R.N.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 1 pound extra-lean ground lamb
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 5-6 carrots, cut into chunks
  • 3-4 celery ribs, cut into 1' pieces
  • 2 parsnips, cut into 1' pieces
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
How to make it:
  1. On a sheet of waxed paper, pat the lamb into a large flat square, about 1/2' thick.
  2. Cut into 1' cubes, and brown in a 4 quart saucepan.
  3. Drain off the fat.
  4. Add the onions and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the carrots, celery, parsnips, rosemary, and water to barely cover the vegetables.
  6. Cover and cook for about 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  7. With a slotted spoon, place about 1-1/2 cups of the vegetables into a blender or food processor.
  8. Process until smooth, and stir back into the stew.
  9. Cook for 10 minutes, or until thickened.
  10. Steam the sweet potatoes until soft.
  11. Mash slightly, and top with the stew.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...2 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Rosemary2 N N N N N N N N
Parsnip1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B N
Lamb2 A N N B B B B N
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Potato (Sweet)1 ,2 A N B B B B B N
Kumquat1 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[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.

    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 Nov 12, 2007 at 05:06 PM By: Don