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Macro Seaweed Rice


Good for either side dish or salad. Serve either hot or cold.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 8 ounces organic short grain brown rice
  • 2 medium organic onions, sliced
  • 4 Tablespoons organic olive oil
  • 4 Tablespoons organic parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons wheat-free tamari
  • 2 handfuls arame seaweed, soaked in water for 10 minutes and drained.
How to make it:
  1. Cook the rice in boiling water (twice as much water as rice) for 40 minutes until tender.
  2. Heat oil in frying pan and saute onions until transparent without browning them.
  3. Crumble the arame and add to the onions continue to cook for ten minutes or until the seaweed is soft.
  4. Add the rice to the onions and mix in the tamari.
  5. When cool, add the parsley.
  6. Serve hot or cold.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Seaweed  N N N N N N B B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A

[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 have a high mold count.
[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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 17, 2007 at 04:47 PM By: Drea