Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Garlic Greens
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Description:

A way to serve fresh collards that's tasty and quick, taken from about.com's southernfoods recipe page and adapted slightly for the BTD.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 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 (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
Category:
  • Side Dish
Ingredients:
  • 1-1/2 to 2 pounds collard greens or turnip greens, boiled or steamed until tender
  • 3 to 4 Tablespoons light olive oil or ghee
  • 2 to 3 Tablespoons minced garlic (about 4 large cloves)
  • salt and black pepper, to taste (optional)
  • hot pepper sauce (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Drain greens well.
  2. In a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat, cook garlic in the oil until it just begins to brown.
  3. Add the drained greens.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired.
  5. Add a few dashes of your favorite hot sauce.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Collard Greens2 B B B B B 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.

    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 18, 2007 at 00:53 AM By: Lola