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Turkey Meatballs and Gravy
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Turkey Meatballs with Gravy

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • Meatball
  • 1 lb. Ground Turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. tamari sauce (wheat free)
  • 1/4 tsp. powdered sage
  • 1/4 tsp. dried Thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. Celery seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. dried ground lemon peel
  • 1 tsp. Vegesal (or Sea salt)
  • 1 Tb. pickled plum paste (I used Eden brand)
  • 1 Tb. lemon juice
  • 2 - 3 Tb. onions, chopped fine
  • Dash of cayenne pepper (optional for B)
  • 2 - 3 Tb. dried parsley
  • 2 cups Spelt bread crumbs (or Ezekial). (fat free bread is good for crumbling easily)
  • 2 Tb. extra light olive oil
  • 2 Tb. water
  • You can vary spice measurements according to your own taste. Plum paste is very salty, however, beware.)
  • Gravy:
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 Tb. Miso (Ingedients of Soy & brown rice)
  • 1 Tb. Tamari sauce
  • 1 tsp. Pickled plum paste
  • Dash of dried Thyme
  • Dash of VegeSal or sea salt
  • 2 Tb. Arrowroot powder
  • 3 Tb. Spelt flour
How to make it:
  1. Mix meatball Ingedients together. (Use throwaway latex gloves if squeamish about touching raw meat). Form into small balls and brown in 3 Tb. x-lt. olive oil (or canola). Cook the meatballs in batches, transferring to an oven dish. While meatballs cook

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

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

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