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Cajun Smothered Corn
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A delicious side dish worth the time and effort it takes to prepare it. Macque Choux Cajun Smothered Corn.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 12 ears of fresh corn
  • 3 Tablespoons of vegetable oil, or butter, or ghee
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium size green pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar, optional [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon of hot sauce, optional
How to make it:
  1. Cut off the tips of corn kernels into a bowl, scrape milk and remaining pulp from the cob with a knife. Set aside.
  2. Combine the oil or butter in a large skillet, heat until the butter melts.
  3. Add the corn, water, and remaining ingredients, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes.
  4. Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Makes 8 servings

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
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
Corn (all)3 ,4 N A A A A A A A
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter2 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...2 ,3 A N A A B 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 be high in pesticides.
[4] 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.

    Please Note:
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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 30, 2007 at 05:47 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 12, 2007 at 01:22 PM By: Drea