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Spiced Mango and Rhubarb
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Contributed by: lakes-lady68 Adapted from a recipe by Gregg R Gillespie and Mary B Johnson.Added: Jan 05, 2008 at 01:25 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 1 pound thin rhubarb stalks, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • inch piece of ginger root, grated
  • 2 or 3 whole star anise
  • 4 ounces water
  • 1 Tablespoon of lime juice
  • agave syrup to taste (depends on how tart the rhubarb is!)
  • 1 large or 2 small mangoes, peeled and diced
  • Mint leaves to garnish
How to make it:
  1. Add the rhubarb, ginger and star anise to an oven proof dish.
  2. Add the water, agave syrup and lime juice.
  3. Cover and bake in the oven at 325 Fahrenheit for an hour and a half.
  4. The rhubarb should be soft.
  5. Cool slightly then add to serving dishes and mix in the diced mango.
  6. Leave to cool and refrigerate until serving.
  7. Garnish with the star anise and mint leaves, you could serve it with some ricotta cheese.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Mango/Mango Juice1 ,2 A N A A N N B B
Lime/Lime Juice1 B N N B N N N N
Agave Syrup  N N N N N N N N
Peppermint1 N N N N N N N N
Anise  N N A A N N N N
Rhubarb1 A A A A A A A A
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 06, 2008 at 11:06 AM By: Rodney