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Hearty Tofu Stir-Fry
9 votes


Very tasty dish that makes you want more!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (9 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 clove diced garlic
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped Green onions
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seed oil [omit for BT]
  • 8 ounces cubed extra firm tofu
  • 1/2 cup Broccoli pieces, broken to bite-size
  • 1/2 cup Carrots - Fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup pre-cooked durum wheat spaghetti pasta or brown rice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder (adds nice color) or can use fresh ginger
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon Molasses
  • sliced almonds
How to make it:
  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat, add garlic and onions and cook until slightly brown.
  2. Add cubed tofu and sesame seed oil.
  3. Cook for a minute or two and then add soy sauce and ginger.
  4. Continue cooking until tofu is lightly browned.
  5. Add pre-cooked pasta (or rice).
  6. Stir gently to allow pasta to heat throughly then add lemon juice and molasses.
  7. Allow flavors to blend together over medium heat.
  8. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top and serve immediately.

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
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Molasses  B N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Wheat (Whole Wheat Products)1 ,3 N A N A A A A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 10, 2007 at 09:00 AM By: Rodney