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Cream of Garlic & Squash Soup
5 votes


This acorn squash based soup is rich with beneficial vegetables like carrot, garlic and onion. It is so rich and so delicious...a perfect winter soup!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (6 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 2 medium organic acorn squash
  • 4 Tablespoons maple syrup [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 4 teaspoons butter or oil of choice
  • 1 head garlic, cloves separated and peeled
  • 2 large carrots, cut into chunks
  • 1 large onion, peeled, cut into wedges
  • 4 cups low salt chicken broth [or other BTD compliant broth]
  • 3/4 cup compliant unsweetened milk of choice
  • basil or parsley sprigs for garnish
How to make it:
  1. Halve the two squashes lengthwise.
  2. Scoop out seeds and place into a 13x9x2 glass baking dish, cut side up.
  3. Place 1 tablespoon of syrup and 1 teaspoon of butter or oil into each cavity.
  4. Arrange chopped vegetables and garlic around squash.
  5. Add 2 cups of chicken broth to bottom of pan.
  6. Cover tightly with foil.
  7. Bake at 350F for 2 hours.
  8. Remove pan from oven and let vegetables cool slightly.
  9. Scoop pulp out of shells back into dish.
  10. Then, in two batches, puree the mixture in a food processor or blender, placing puree into large saucepan.
  11. Stir in remaining chicken broth and heat until mixture bubbles.
  12. Stir in milk.
  13. Season to taste.
  14. Ladle into bowls and garnish!

    Can be made in advance frozen.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Squash (Summer/Winter)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk3 N N B B B B N N
Milk (Goat)- N A B B B B A A
Milk (Cow-Whole)- A A A A B N A A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter2 A A A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Maple Syrup- N N N A N N N A

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N

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

  • 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 08, 2007 at 05:08 PM By: Lola