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Beet (with or without Greens) Side Dish
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Wonderfully delicious and simple side dish or vegetable soup (depending on amount of liquid you wish to use).

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 1 bunch of beets, with or without greens
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup broth (blood type specific)
How to make it:
  1. Wash beets and greens thoroughly.
  2. Trim top and bottom of beet (peel if desired), slice thin or julienne
  3. Rinse greens thoroughly, then chop in thirds or smaller
  4. In a heated stock pot add a bit of olive oil
  5. Toss in beets and stir
  6. When beets are simmering, add greens and boulion or broth
  7. Cover, stirring occasionally until beets are tender and taste slightly sweet.
  8. Serve hot.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Beet2 ,3 N N B N B B N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Beet Greens2 B B B B B B B B

[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 be genetically modified .

  • 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 Sep 30, 2007 at 09:42 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 12, 2007 at 01:18 PM By: Drea