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Okra Delizia
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a plate to accompany roasted lamb

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • okra
  • leeks
  • anchovy
  • olive oil extra v
  • oregano
  • salt
  • pepper
How to make it:
  1. put oil and leeks cut in little pieces in a pot and cook on low for 5 minutes
  2. add okra cut in half,salt and pepper.
  3. cover and cook until all the liquid turns creamy.
  4. add anchovy diced and oregano.
  5. now mix with a wooden spoon until done
  6. serve hot.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Leek1 ,2 B B N N N N A A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Anchovy2 A N A A A A N A
Okra  B B N N N B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

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

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 06, 2009 at 08:51 PM By: Lola