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Quinoa Chicken Soup
45 votes


Quick and easy soup that has plenty of flavor and nutrition. Will satisfy at any time of the year! Serves 2. Stella's Creation

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • sea salt to taste or preferred seasoning
  • big bunch of parsley coarsely chopped
  • 3 medium carrots diced
  • 1/4 cup of quinoa
  • 5 cups of water
  • 2 chicken drumsticks or 2 small chicken breasts [or turkey]
How to make it:
  1. In deep wok or saucepan, saute two onions in oil.
  2. Add seasoning and parsley, then add carrots.
  3. Cook for several minutes until carrots become soft and onions are browning, about 5 minutes.
  4. Next add the rest of the ingredients in the order above.
  5. Cover and keep on medium boil for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the chicken and quinoa are entirely cooked.
  6. Open steam vent or place cover slightly off center to help steam evaporate.
  7. Take off heat and let cool for a bit then enjoy!

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
Quinoa  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
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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 with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 Oct 14, 2007 at 02:11 PM By: Rodney