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

Savory Vegetable Ricotta Bake

Description:

Vegetables & ricotta, modified from Enchanted Broccoli Forest recipe

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 cups vegetables, diced (broccoli, cauliflower or other beneficial or neutral vegetable)
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons spelt flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano
  • 4 Tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 scant Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Cheese Mixture

  • 3 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 packed cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 3 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • salt and cayenne pepper (amount to your liking)

How to make it:
  1. In a large skillet or wok, saute olive oil with salt, garlic, carrots, vegetables, flour, oregano and basil.
  2. Keep stirring, cooking over medium heat about 8 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, and stir in parsley and lemon juice.
  4. In a very large mixing bowl, beat eggs and the cheeses with electric mixer on high until very well-blended.
  5. Add the sauteed vegetables and mix well.
  6. Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
  7. Butter a springform pan, and transfer mixture from bowl to pan.
  8. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 1/2 hour.
  9. Check to see if sides are getting too brown, cover edges with foil to prevent burning.
  10. Continue baking with heat reduced to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for another 30 minutes.
  11. Turn off oven, open door, and leave the pan inside for 15 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven and let cool for 10-15 additional minutes before slicing and serving.