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Pumpkin Seed Patties
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Delicious alternative vegetarian patty

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 2 cups raw organic pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup raw organic sunflower seeds (O avoid, use all pumpkin seeds instead)
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1/2 cup organic unbleached spelt flour
  • 1 small organic red onion, chopped very fine
  • 4 large cloves organic garlic, minced
  • 1 large organic carrot,
  • grated very fine sea salt to taste
  • *herbs and spices to taste
  • (*These are my favorite combinations:
  • -Tamari sauce and fresh grated organic ginger
  • -Curry powder
  • -1 cup organic raisins and 2 tablespoons raw honey instead of onion and garlic for a sweet patty)
How to make it:
  1. Soak seeds for 24 hours in water to cover seeds by 2'.
  2. Rinse well.
  3. Grind in food processor until medium fine.
  4. Mix together remaining ingredients in separate bowl, then add to seed meal.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. On oiled baking sheet (olive oil), form patties using 1/3 cup mix per patty (mix is wet, don't worry, it will Father Tiresias during cooking).
  8. 6 to 8 per sheet depending on thickness of patty.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes.
  10. Cool on racks.
  11. Use this patty with breakfast instead of traditional sausage patty, use on sandwiches, use chopped in stir-fry for dinner.

  12. Experiment with other seasonings and vegetables.
  13. I freeze the patties for easy individual use.
  14. Take one out, let it thaw, and pop in the toaster for use in sandwiches.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Spelt (whole)2 ,3 N N B N B N N A
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin Seed Butt...1 B B A A A N B B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sunflower Seed/ Sunflower Seed...1 ,2 N A A A A A A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Jan 22, 2011 at 09:02 PM By: Joe