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Tomato Sorbet

Contributed by: lakes-lady68Added: Jan 05, 2008 at 12:57 AM


Refreshing, clean and delicious. Suitable for GT Gatherers too.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 liter tomato juice
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 teaspoons of finely chopped basil (Holy Basil for GT Gatherers)
  • 2 teaspoons of Umeboshi Plum seasoning or paste (add more if you like it)
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped red chili (optional)
  • 2 egg whites
  • sea salt


    basil leaves to garnish
How to make it:
  1. Mix the juices, basil, umeboshi and chilli together, season to taste, pour into a rigid, freezer proof container, cover and freeze for a couple of hours until mushy.
  2. Tip into a bowl and mash/whisk well.
  3. Freeze for another hour, remove from the freezer and whisk the mixture again.
  4. Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until stiff. Fold the egg whites into the tomato mixture.
  5. Freeze until firm, having covered and sealed the container.
  6. Sorbets are best transferred to the fridge about 30 minutes before serving to soften. Spoon into chilled dishes and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  7. You could add garlic, or swap the Umeboshi for two tablespoons of white wine and a dash of tabasco.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Basil1 N N N N N N N B
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 A N N B A N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Egg White (chicken)1 N N B B N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...1 ,2 A N A A B N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • 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 06, 2008 at 11:10 AM By: Rodney