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Tempeh Kabobs
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Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 18, 2008 at 07:25 PM


Serve over steamed rice. Serves 4

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 package tempeh

  • 6 ounces plum jam
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice(from the pineapple)
  • 3 Tablespoon tamari
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 inch piece fresh ginger, grated

  • 1 large onion, quartered and separated into layers, 2 layers per piece
  • 2 Portobello mushrooms cut into 1x1 inch pieces
  • 2 medium Zucchini, cut into 1 inch thick slices
  • 2 cups 1x1 inch pineapple chunks
How to make it:
  1. Steam tempeh 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Combine barbecue sauce ingredients and prepare vegetables.
  3. Slice tempeh into pieces same size as vegetables.
  4. Assemble the skewers, altering tempeh, vegs., and pineapple.
  5. (When skewering zucchini do so through the green rind)
  6. Brush with barbecue sauce and grill over medium heat until nicely browned.

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
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Pineapple2 ,4 B B B B B B N N
Tempeh (Fermented Soy)3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Plum (Dark/Green/Red)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
[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 chitinase, an allergen.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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 Oct 15, 2011 at 09:00 PM By: Joe