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Savory Vegetable Ricotta Bake
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Vegetables & ricotta, modified from Enchanted Broccoli Forest recipe

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (9 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (10 beneficials)
  • Type B (7 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 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.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oregano1 N N B B N B N B
Ricotta Cheese  N N B B B B A A
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Carrot1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil1 N N N N N N N B
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B
Mozzarella Cheese  N N B B B B N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cauliflower1 ,2 N N B B B B A A
Broccoli1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 May 26, 2011 at 09:38 PM By: Joe