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Winter Turkey stew
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Contributed by: GirlyAdded: Oct 05, 2007 at 03:02 PM


A hearty stew to curl up to the fireplace with

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (8 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Type AB (7 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type B (7 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Type O (6 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 cups diced rutabaga
  • 2 cups diced yam/sweet potato
  • 4 turkey fillets (Hint: slice when 1/2 frozen)
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 1/2 cup baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup parnips, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2-3 cups water
  • sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • Herbes de Provence to taste [or BTD compliant herbs]
  • rice milk
  • rice flour
How to make it:
  1. Place olive oil in soup pot ( I use large Le Creuset)
  2. Chop onions rough, add to pot
  3. Add sliced turkey breast, and cook until slightly browned.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients and cook 1-1/2 hours on low heat.
  5. Use rice milk with a bit of rice flour to thicken if you wish.

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
Parsnip3 ,4 ,5 B B B B B B B N
Green/Snap/String Bean1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N
Potato (Sweet)3 ,4 A N B B B B B N
Turkey2 N B B B 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
Rutabaga2 ,4 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk3 N N B B B B N N
Wine (White)- N B N N N B A A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,5 B N B B B B N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pumpkin2 B B N N A N B B
Yam3 A A B B B B N N
Turnip4 B B N N N N B 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 help the body to detoxify.
[5] 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 Oct 05, 2007 at 03:30 PM By: Drea