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Turkey/Spanish Rice Bake
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Leave out the Tomato and Pepper, if necessary.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • enough olive oil to saute veggies
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can nsa diced tomatoes (organic no salt added)
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 large clove of garlic, diced or crushed
  • 1 sweet green or red pepper, diced
  • 1 small hot pepper of choice, freshly seeded, diced (wear gloves) (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 - 3 Tablespoons chili powder
How to make it:
  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine rice and broth in 2 qt. saucepan, bring to a boil then reduce heat, cover and simmer 45 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  3. While rice is cooking, saute the ground turkey in a few tablespoons of olive oil with chili powder, onions, peppers, garlic and hot peppers until browned.
  4. Mix salt and canned tomatoes with rice and turkey in a casserole dish.
  5. Cover dish and bake in the oven for 30 - 45 minutes, or until all the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.

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
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,4 ,5 A N N B A N N N
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ 'White') Commer...2 ,3 A A A A A A A A
Chili Powder- A N N N N N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A 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 have a high mold count.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jul 27, 2012 at 01:40 PM By: ABJoe