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Lentil and Soy Bean Soup


A hearty meal that has a subtle sweetness to it.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 1 can of cooked lentils or pre-cook cup of any of the lentil types
  • 1 large brown onion, chopped
  • 1 cup of finely chopped parsley
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can of cooked soy beans including the jelly, (or cook your own, but this is very tedious)
  • dash of soy sauce (such as Bragg aminos all purpose)
  • sea salt to taste
  • water or chicken stock
  • Vegetarians and AB's can cook this soup in water and those As who like chicken broth can use that for the liquid.
How to make it:
  1. Glaze the onions in a spoonful of olive oil before adding the vegetables.
  2. Stir for a few minutes, then add the lentils, soy beans and seasonings.
  3. Simmer for a while, taste test, skim any unsightly froth away, and serve with 100% rye bread or your choice of favorite acceptable bread.

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
Soy Bean3 ,4 B N B N N A N A
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lentil (Domestic)2 B B N N A A A N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A 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 have a high mold count.
[4] 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 Oct 06, 2007 at 01:37 PM By: Rodney