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Seasoned Tempeh
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A versatile way to prepare tempeh.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 8 ounces Tempeh
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce (I use Tamari)
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • + teaspoon ground fennel
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil to cook (I use olive oil)
  • salt and pepper

  • For a Mexican taste: substitute + teaspoon cumin and teaspoon oregano instead of the fennel.
  • For an Italian taste, substitute + teaspoon basil
  • For a Greek taste, substitute + teaspoon oregano and + teaspoon dried mint.
How to make it:
  1. Cut Tempeh in cubes or strips.
  2. Marinate until liquid is absorbed.
  3. Saute 7 to 10 minutes in the vegetable oil.
  4. Use in soups, salads, stews or tortillas.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tempeh (Fermented Soy)1 ,2 B N B N A A N A
Soy Sauce1 B N N N A A N A
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice3 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oregano3 N N B B N B N B
Peppermint3 N N N N N N N N
Basil3 N N N N N N N B
Cumin- N N N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Fennel- B N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] 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 May 30, 2011 at 00:00 AM By: Joe