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Chili Beef
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Contributed by: from Heather McGowan blogAdded: Mar 15, 2008 at 06:03 AM


Play with this recipe. I love it hot & spicy. I don't measure the spices I just shake away. Feel free to add any extra vegetables. You may need more broth if you add extra vegetables.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (7 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Type O (6 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (9 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • Olive oil
  • 1 lb beef, shredded or cut up small
  • Onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Beef Broth
  • 1 - 4 ounces can chopped green chillies
  • 1 can Red Kidney Beans (or BTD compliant substitute)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder or Sauteed chopped garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Curry
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Oregano Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley leaves
How to make it:
  1. Chop up leftover beef, roast works well.
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan, sautee chopped onions. (add red peppers, shredded carrots etc.)
  3. Stir in beef, chilies, spice blend and broth.
  4. Simmer 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in beans, simmer 5 more minutes
  6. Garnish with mozzarella cheese & onions if desired

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
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Curry  N N B B B B B B
Beef2 A A A A N N B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...  A A A A N N N N
Cumin  N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kidney Bean2 A N A A B N A A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mozzarella Cheese- N N B B B B N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...2 ,3 A N A A B N B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • 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 Mar 20, 2008 at 05:04 PM By: Rodney
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