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Marinated Kohlrabi
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Sticks of kohlrabi turned in dressing.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • kohlrabi
  • lemon juice
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • fresh ground black peppercorns
  • freshly chopped herbs (parsley, rosemary, basil, etc.)
How to make it:
  1. Clean and cut the kohlrabi bulb into small sticks.
  2. Turn it in a mixture of lemon juice and olive oil.
  3. Add sea salt and fresh ground black peppercorns according to your taste.
  4. Serve.
  5. You can add freshly chopped herbs just before serving, but only one type preferably.
  6. As a general rule of thumb, do not mix herbs, unless you already know that it tastes good.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kohlrabi  B B N N N N B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
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
Rosemary2 N N N N N N N N
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • 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 02, 2007 at 08:39 AM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 08:43 AM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 17, 2007 at 10:13 PM By: Don