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Warm Spinach-Artichoke Dip
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Delicious with fresh fruit, veggies or light rye crackers! It is heavy so don't each too much.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 16 ounce can Lima, butter, or soybeans
  • 1 cup light mayonaise
  • 4 ounces Chèvre cheese (or cream cheese).
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce [or curry]
  • + teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 14 ounce can artichoke hearts
  • 1 10 ounce package frozen spinach chopped (thaw, drain, squeeze dry)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup grated Romano or Parmesan
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine ingredients in a food processor, process until smooth.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and pulse 5 times.
  4. Transfer into 1 quart casserole dish.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes until light brown and bubbly at edges.
  6. Remove from heat, cool 10 minutes.
  7. Yield 32 servings.
  8. Add sea salt and extra lemon juice if desired.
  9. Serve with fresh fruit, veggies, crackers, or tortillas for dipping.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Artichoke Flour/ Pasta1 B B A A A N B B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...2 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Goat Cheese  N N B N B B N A
Spinach/Spinach Juice3 ,4 B B N N N N B B
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt3 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice3 B B B B N N N N
Mozzarella Cheese  N N B B B B N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Soy Bean4 ,5 B N B N N A N A
Lima Bean1 ,3 A A A A B N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Curry- N N B B B B B B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Parmesan Cheese3 A A A A N A A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 18, 2007 at 08:42 AM By: Rodney