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Zesty Burgers
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Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 06, 2008 at 10:20 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 Pound Turkey burger
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage
How to make it:
  1. Mix all ingredients together
  2. Shape mixture into 4 patties, each about 3/4 inch thick
  3. Broil of grill patties until done about 10 to 15 minutes

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Sage1 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N

[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 Jan 09, 2009 at 09:30 PM By: Lola