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Rice Sticks and Tofu with Vegetables

Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 18, 2008 at 06:49 PM


Serves 4

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1/2 cup tamari sauce
  • 1/3 cup rice wine
  • 1 Tablespoon turbinado sugar
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • 5 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 containers firm tofu, drained
  • 1 package rice sticks
  • 1 package fresh spinach, washed and stemmed
  • 1 pound green beans
  • 1/4 cup chopped, fresh cilantro
How to make it:
  1. Combine marinade ingredients in medium bowl
  2. Add tofu and marinate at least 1 hour
  3. Preheat grill or broiler, cook tofu 5 minutes on each side
  4. Steam the vegetables
  5. Cook noodles according to directions
  6. Drain and rinse in warm water, transfer to a platter
  7. Arrange vegetables around the noodles
  8. Slice tofu and place on top of noodles
  9. Pour marinade over tofu and top with chopped cilantro

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Canola Oil2 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Tamari (wheat-free)4 B N N N N N N A
Green/Snap/String Bean1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Spinach/Spinach Juice2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[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 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 23, 2011 at 08:30 PM By: Joe