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Green Leafy Pasta
6 votes

Contributed by: havingfun63Added: Jun 01, 2008 at 09:09 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 pound jerusalem artichoke pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 leeks washed and sliced [omit for BT]
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 bunch spinach washed and rinsed
  • 1 bunch swiss chard washed and trimmed
  • sea salt
  • romano cheese
How to make it:
  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil
  2. Cook the vegetables as you cook the pasta, drain, and dress with a little oil
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over med. heat
  4. Add leeks, turning to coat with the oil, and cook them gently several minutes until they begin to soften and wilt
  5. Add the garlic and stir
  6. A few moments later, add the spinach and swiss chard, tossing to coat with oil and garlic
  7. The greens will begin to wilt
  8. Steam uncovered several more min. until greens are fully cooked
  9. Season to taste and grate on some romano
  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
Spinach/Spinach Juice2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Garlic2 ,4 B N B B N B N B
Olive Oil2 ,4 B B B B B B B B
Swiss Chard2 B B N N N N B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Leek2 ,4 B B N N N N A A

[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 which may be high in pesticides.
[4] 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.

    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 Jun 08, 2008 at 11:12 AM By: Rodney