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Veggie pasta sauce
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Contributed by: EvaAdded: Feb 08, 2008 at 06:57 AM


A delicious pasta sauce, which can be modified also by A or O (by using soy cream instead of cream, broccoli instead of cauliflower, and leaving out tomatoes).

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (11 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (9 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (10 beneficials)
  • Type B (7 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 6 small onions, halved
  • 4 carrots, sliced 1 cm thick
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 200 grams mushrooms, halved
  • 1 small cauliflower (or broccoli)
  • 2 beef tomatoes, cut in four
  • 1 veggie stock cube [check for avoids]
  • 100 ml water
  • 100 grams veggie paste (Tartex)[check for avoids]
  • 100 grams frozen peas
  • 2 stalks of celery, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 100 ml cream or sour cream
  • chopped parsley
How to make it:
  1. Saute the onions and carrots in oil, add water and let simmer, covered, for a few minutes.
  2. Add the rest of the vegetables, the crumbled stock cube and the rosemary.
  3. Let simmer under the lid for about 10 minutes.
  4. Add the peas, veggie paste, season with salt, if necessary, and finally add the cream.
  5. Heat through and sprinkle over the parsley.
  6. Serve with rye or oat pasta.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Rosemary1 N N N N N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Carrot1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Soy Milk3 B N N A A N N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oat Flour2 ,3 B N B B B N N A
Rye/100% Rye Bread2 ,3 B B B B A A N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sour Cream (low/non-fat)- N A B B N N A A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Enoki)1 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Domestic white "Butt...1 ,3 B A N N N N A N
Mushroom (Oyster)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Cauliflower1 ,2 N N B B B B A A
Mushroom (Portobello)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Shiitake)1 ,2 A N A A B B A A
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Mushroom (Abalone)- N N A A N N N N
Mushroom (Straw)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Broccoli1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Mushroom (Maitake)1 B B B B N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] 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 Feb 08, 2008 at 05:09 PM By: Don