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African Pineapple Peanut Stew
50 votes


Adapted from Moosewood Cooks At Home.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 bunch kale or swiss chard (4-5 cups)
  • 2 cups undrained canned,crushed pineapple(20-ounce can)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • sea salt to taste
  • crushed skinless peanuts
  • chopped scallions
How to make it:
  1. Sautee onions and garlic in oil for about 10 minutes stirring frequently until lightly browned.
  2. While onions are cooking wash kale, discard large stems, stack leaves on cutting surface and slice crosswise into 1 inch thick slices.
  3. Add pineapple and its juice to the onions and bring to a simmer.
  4. Stir in the kale or chard, cover, and simmer about 5 minutes, until just tender.
  5. Mix in the peanut butter, soy sauce, and cilantro and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add sea salt to taste.
  7. Serve over your favorite grain and top with crushed peanuts and chopped scallions.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Pineapple2 ,3 B B B B B B N N
Kale1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Peanut/Peanut Butter2 B B B N A A A A
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Scallion- N 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 have a high mold count.

  • 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 06, 2007 at 09:32 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 23, 2011 at 08:06 PM By: C#