Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

French Lentil & Onion Soup
7 votes

Contributed by: Laurelai19Added: Dec 13, 2007 at 08:14 PM


A delicious filling soup with the goodness of lentils.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 1 cup dry lentils, rinsed & drained
  • 5 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • Shredded low fat mozzarella cheese
How to make it:
  1. Pour broth into large stockpot & add lentils, onion, celery, carrot and bay leaf.
  2. Bring to boil, lower heat to low, cover and simmer 45 minutes until lentils are tender.
  3. In last 5 minutes of cooking time, raise heat to medium and add red wine.
  4. Add salt to taste and sprinkle with small amount of mozzarella cheese.

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
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Wine (Red)  B B N B N B N B
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Bay Leaf2 N N N B N N N B
Lentil (Domestic)2 B B N N A A A N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mozzarella Cheese- N N B B B B 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 with a high glycemic index.

  • 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Dec 14, 2007 at 12:28 AM By: Rodney