Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Kidney Bean side dish

Contributed by: from Heather McGowan blogAdded: Mar 15, 2008 at 06:17 AM


Serve as a side dish to a main meal or snack on it through out the day. Enjoy.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • Large can of kidney beans (Make sure it does not include corn syrup – many do)
  • 8 ounce plain yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Curry
  • 1 Tablespoon(+) Parsley
  • horseradish (optional)
  • dill relish (optional)
  • Mayonnaise (optional - cuts the sharpness of the yogurt)
How to make it:
  1. Mix everything together.
  2. If you don’t want it so soupy then drain the yogurt in a paper towel lined colander for 2 hours.
  3. Experiment with the spices.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Curry  N N B B B B B B
Kidney Bean1 A N A A B N A A
Yogurt1 N N B N B B A A
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...  A A A A N N N N
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Complex Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mayonnaise- A A N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Dill- N N N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Horseradish1 B N N N N N B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • 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 05:02 PM By: Rodney