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Tilapia With Polenta
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Short dish, great for after a run, or on the run! Dinner or lunch, mix up with a fresh vegetable, tastes gourmet and is great for you! Not to mention a very quick meal to make!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 roll of Trader Joes Polenta
  • 2 cloves of elephant garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon of Smart Balance Margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Olive Oil
  • Sprinkle of Dill
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
How to make it:
  1. Drop Tablespoon of Smart Balance into pan on medium heat.
  2. Cut off slices of polenta and saute in pan with garlic.
  3. Add tilapia and then sprinkle with dill & fresh ground pepper and sea salt.
  4. Done in about 5 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Dill  N N N N N N N N
Cornmeal3 ,4 N A A A A A A A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Tilapia2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
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 with a high glycemic index.
[4] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 20, 2011 at 10:34 PM By: Joe