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Kasha or toasted buckwheat thrives in cold damp regions which is why it's traditional fare in Finland and Austria. Fans of this squishy food say it provides warmth and vitality. Appropriate substitutions can be made for most ingredients.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)

  • Side Dish

  • 1 leek, white and green parts, washed and thinly cut on diagonal (shallots or onions as sub for O)
  • 1 Tablespoon butter or ghee
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup kasha (toasted buckwheat)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tablespoon buckwheat pancake flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tablespoon umeboshi vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon sunflower seeds

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a skillet, saute leek in butter and oil on medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, carrots, and cabbage and continue cooking for 2 minutes.
  4. Add broth and bring to a boil. Then add kasha, salt and thyme.
  5. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. In large bowl, combine eggs, flour, mustard and vinegar.
  7. Remove pan from heat and combine with egg mixture stirring thoroughly.
  8. Lightly oil a 9 by 9 in casserole dish and press mixture into it.
  9. Sprinkle with seeds (or nuts) and bake for 30 minutes.

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Buckwheat/Kasha 1 B N A A A A N A
Egg (chicken) 2 N N N B N N N N
Cabbage (Chinese/Red... 2 ,3 A A N N B N N A
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil 2 B B B B B B B B

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sunflower Seed/ Sunflo... 2 N A A A A A A A
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin S... 2 B B A A A N B B

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Balsamic/Whit... 2 ,3 A A A A N N A A
Sea Salt 2 N N N N N N N N
Vinegar (Apple Cider) 2 ,3 A A A A N N N A
Mustard (wheat-free, v... 2 N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Thyme 2 N N N N N N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter 2 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter... 2 N N N B N B N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yel... 2 B B N N N B B B
Leek 2 B B N N N N A A
Garlic 2 B N B B N B N B
Shallots 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 which may have a high mold count.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    Please Note:

    There are several cookbooks based on the Blood Type Diet that are available in print:

    Cook Right
    For Your Type

    Cookbook Type A

    Cookbook Type AB

    Cookbook Type B

    Cookbook Type O

    Revision History:
    • Revised May 26, 2011 at 09:28 PM By: Joe

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