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Burger bites
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Contributed by: RoseyAdded: Nov 07, 2007 at 02:39 AM


Finger food for a party, or shape into larger patties to serve with compliant vegetables/carb as a hot meal.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 200g ground beef, (As & ABs use chicken or turkey)
  • 1 onion (sweet red works best), finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 egg to bind
  • dried/fresh mixed herbs to taste - oregano and basil go well with beef - coriander and tarragon with poultry
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mustard (all types) or cayenne (Os & Bs)
  • sea salt to taste
  • olive oil for frying
How to make it:
  1. Fry half the onion and all the garlic in olive oil until translucent. Keep the other half for added crunch.
  2. Add all the ingredients, including the cooked and raw onion, into a large bowl and mix together.
  3. Shape into bite-sized balls and fry. The turkey and chicken will be a bit sloppier but will firm.
  4. Enjoy!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
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
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oregano1 N N B B N B N B
Mustard, Dry- N N N N N N N N
Tarragon- N N N N N N N B
Basil1 N N N N N N N B
Coriander- N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken1 N N A A A A N N
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N
Beef1 A A A A N N B B

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

  • 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 Nov 07, 2007 at 11:49 AM By: Rodney