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Outrageous Sauteed Tofu
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Healing, easy, delicious way to bring tofu into your diet. Especially healing for A-types.A tofu even teenagers will devour!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 8 ounces extra-firm tofu, cubed into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup soy or tamari sauce (O-types, use Bragg's Liquid Aminos)
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
How to make it:
  1. Saute the garlic, ginger, and turmeric in the olive oil, on medium heat, for 1 minute.
  2. Add the cubed tofu, and coat all pieces.
  3. Stir carefully so you don't break all the cubes apart.
  4. Pour the soy sauce or Braggs over the tofu, and continue to stir.
  5. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the lemon juice and the maple syrup--the mixture will be quite watery.
  7. Saute until the tofu has absorbed all the liquid, maybe 4-5 minutes.
  8. Saute for an additional minute or so if you like a crunchy texture on the outside of the tofu cubes.
  9. Serve immediately.
  10. O-types can add Cayenne at the table.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Turmeric  B N N B N N B N
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Maple Syrup- N N N A N N N A

[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 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 Jan 01, 2011 at 11:24 PM By: Joe