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Oily Veg
3 votes

Contributed by: Paul Buckless blog 02/26/2004Added: Feb 15, 2008 at 04:19 PM


We are currently experiencing our late summer Zucchini glut and trying to find out what to do with them all. Bring out the old standby, what we call in our house 'oily veg'.......

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • cooked rice noodles
  • assortment of vegetable including Zucchini/squash, carrot, onion, green beans
  • diced Tofu
  • olive oil
How to make it:
  1. Saute veg and tofu in olive oil to give a lovely oily sheen, toss the cooked pasta into the pan and stir briefly to mix.
  2. Serve with a mixed green salad, guaranteed to have olive oil dribbling down your chin.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 B N B B B B N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Green/Snap/String Bean1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Squash (Summer/Winter)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 16, 2008 at 01:21 PM By: Rodney