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Course-Ground Mustard

Contributed by: Robin HinsdaleAdded: Oct 08, 2007 at 10:16 AM


Course-ground mustard - OK for all types.

For more mustard recipe variations, go to Robin's blog.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) white or brown mustard seeds
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) red wine vinegar (I substitute lemon juice or apple cider vinegar)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) dry red wine
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon (about 1.5 ml) ground allspice (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) cold water
How to make it:
  1. Place mustard seeds, wine vinegar/lemon juice, and wine in a small bowl and let stand for 3 hours.
  2. Pour both the seeds & liquid into the container of a blender or food processor fitter with steel blade.
  3. Process with several on-off motions until the seeds are bruised and broken.
  4. Add the dry mustard, salt, allspice, and water and process for 30 seconds.
  5. Scrape down the sides of the container with a rubber spatula and process for 30 seconds longer.
  6. Keep in a well-sealed container and allow to stand overnight before using.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Wine (Red)  B B N B N B N B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Apple Cider)1 ,2 A A A A N N N A
Vinegar (Balsamic/White/Red/Ri...1 ,2 A A A A N N A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice1 N N A A A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.

  • 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 08, 2007 at 10:16 AM By: Drea
    • Revised Oct 09, 2007 at 04:35 PM By: Don