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Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup
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Contributed by: from Jennifer Wetherall blogAdded: Mar 19, 2008 at 09:34 AM


Makes 6 servings

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces enoki, maitake, shiitake, straw, portabella and/or oyster mushrooms, cleaned and sliced – whatever works for your type
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 celery rib, diced
  • 6 cups nonfat vegetarian broth
  • 1/3 cup wild rice
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 cup red wine (optional)
  • Sea salt, optional
How to make it:
  1. In large pot over medium high heat, sauté onion in oil until translucent, about 4 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, mushrooms, carrot, and celery.
  3. Cover and cook until vegetables are softened, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add stock, rice, thyme, and sherry or wine, if desired. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer until rice is very tender, about 1 hour.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Celery/ Celery Juice1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Rice (Wild)3 N N B B A N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
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
Thyme1 N N N N N N N N
Carrot1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wine (Red)- B B N B N B N B

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Enoki)1 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Oyster)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Portobello)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Shiitake)1 ,2 A N A A B B A A
Mushroom (Straw)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
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 which may have a high mold count.
[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.

    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 04:56 PM By: Rodney