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Quinoa Tempeh with Rice Noodles
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Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 18, 2008 at 06:00 PM


Serves 4

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 Package Tempeh
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • 3 Tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 portobello mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup dry cooking sherry
  • 1 package fresh spinach cleaned and chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon tamari sauce
  • 1 pound rice noodles
How to make it:
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Boil tempeh for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. With a large slotted spoon, lift tempeh out of boiling water, reserving water for the noodles set tempeh aside.
  4. In a large skillet heat oil over med. heat.
  5. Add onion, garlic, cilantro, and mushrooms and saute.
  6. Slice the tempeh and add to the mixture.
  7. Add sherry, spinach, and tamari.
  8. Cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile cook noodles according to directions.
  10. Divide noodles among plates and serve with tempeh and vegetables.

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
Mushroom (Portobello)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Wine (White)  N B N N N B A A
Tempeh (Fermented Soy)3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Spinach/Spinach Juice2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Rice Cake/Flour4 ,5 B N B B B B N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
[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.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 May 08, 2011 at 06:17 PM By: ABJoe