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Pasta With Swordfish
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A delicious entree that's quick and easy and can be adapted to all blood types.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 8 oz. Pasta (Use a BTD compliant type of pasta; rice, spelt, soy, etc.)
  • 8 oz. Swordfish Steaks cut into 1/3 inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2/3 cup Scallions, sliced into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup Portabello Mushrooms, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Parsley
  • 1/2 cup dry, White Wine (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Cook the pasta and set aside when done.
  2. In a medium skillet over high heat stir-fry the swordfish and scallions in 2 T. olive oil.
  3. After approximately 2-3 minutes add the portabello mushrooms and wine, if used.
  4. Cook an additional 2 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Portobello)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Swordfish1 N B N N N N B B
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wine (White)- N B N N N B A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 08:54 PM By: Don