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Poultry and Summer Vegetables
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Contributed by: DonAdded: Oct 09, 2007 at 09:33 AM


I fairly easy skillet meal to take advantage of summer vegetables. The mix of summer vegetables produces a mild flavored meal.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 pound ground poultry (turkey or chicken)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1-3 (depending on size) summer yellow squash, chopped
  • 1-2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup okra, sliced
  • 1 red or green sweet bell pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1/8-1/4 cup wheat-free tamari or soy sauce
  • 1/4-1/2 cup water
  • fresh ground black peppercorns, to taste
  • ground ginger, to taste (optional)
  • 1 cup or rice or quinoa
How to make it:
  1. Start the rice or quinoa cooking. I use a rice cooker for both.
  2. Prepare the vegetables, chop the onion, zucchini, squash and bell pepper, if you are using it, and slice the carrot and okra.
  3. Brown the ground poultry in a large covered skillet on medium heat.
  4. Drain the liquid.
  5. Add the olive oil and onions to the skillet and stir and cover.
  6. When the onions look done add the other vegetables, garlic, tamari/soy sauce, ginger if you are using it, and some water to help steam the vegetables.
  7. Put a pepper mill and some a bottle of tamari on the table.
  8. Serve when the vegetables and rice or quinoa are done cooking.
  9. Enjoy!

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
Okra  B B N N N B B B
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Squash (Summer/Winter)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Quinoa- N N N N N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 N N B B N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...2 ,3 A N A A B N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N
Turkey2 N B B B N 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 which may be high in pesticides.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 09, 2007 at 09:52 AM By: Don