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Green Vegetable Pasta
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Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 31, 2008 at 10:14 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 scallions sliced
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut on the diagonal into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 green zucchini sliced on the diagonal
  • 4 artichoke hearts, quartered
  • 1 pound Jerusalem artichoke pasta
  • sea salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • grated romano cheese
How to make it:
  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil
  2. In a large skillet heat oil over med. heat
  3. Add scallions and cook gently until wilted, about 3 minutes
  4. Add asparagus, zucchini, and artichoke hearts, cook 3 more minutes
  5. Meanwhile cook and drain pasta
  6. Toss pasta with a little olive oil and season with sea salt
  7. Cover and keep warm
  8. The vegetables should be tender but still a little crisp
  9. Toss with pasta, sprinkle on the basil, and serve with grated cheese
  10. Serves 4

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Artichoke Flour/ Pasta1 B B A A A N B B
Asparagus2 N N N N N N N N
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Artichoke (globe/Jerusalem)2 B B A A A N B B
Basil2 N N N N N N N B
Zucchini2 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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 Jun 08, 2008 at 11:17 AM By: Rodney