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Watchdog Salad
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A quick-to-prepare luncheon salad, with two different dressings.Serves 1 or 2 persons

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • Romaine lettuce thinly slice
  • 1/4 cup bean sprouts, rinsed
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, broken
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1/8 cup raisins
  • 4-8 ounces cooked roast beef, sliced thinly and cut into matchstick size

    Honey mustard dressing

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced onion
  • 1/4 cup honey [or 1/8 cup agave]
  • 1 Tablespoon minced parsley

    Oil and lemon dressing

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon each, basil, oregano. finely chopped
  • a pinch of sea salt or to taste
How to make it:
  1. For Salad:
  2. Mix all Ingredients in salad bowl.
  3. Top with either salad dressing.

    honey mustard and oil and lemon dressings:

    Mix all ingredients for dressing of your choice.
  4. All dressings to develop full flavors, by preparing at least 1/2 hour before you start the salad.
  5. Keep in refrigerator.

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
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Raisin1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Green/Snap/String Bean1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N
Lettuce (Romaine)  B N N N N N B N
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Shallots  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Complex Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mayonnaise- A A N N N N N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey2 N N N A N N N A

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Beef2 A A A A N N B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 Oct 06, 2007 at 10:56 PM By: Rodney