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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Black eyed peas, northerns, reds or other compliant beans could be used. Sweet potatoes or yams can be substituted for Yukon golds where needed.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 1 c dried black beans, soaked overnight
  • 6 c beef, chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 lg onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 medium celery root, peeled and chopped into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 lg carrots, cut into 1 inch rounds
  • 1 lg parsnip, cut into 1 inch rounds
  • 2 medium size Yukon Gold potatoes, washed but unpeeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1+1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 heaping Tbsp fresh cilantro, mince
  • Ground black pepper to taste

How to make it:
  1. Drain beans and discard water.
  2. In a stockpot on high heat, bring beans and stock to a boil. Skim off any foam that rises and discard.
  3. Add bay leaves, onion, garlic, celery root, carrots, parsnip, and potatoes. Then let soup return to a boil.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook 45 to 50 minutes.
  5. With strainer or slotted spoon, remove 2 cups of beans and vegetables from the pot and puree in a food processor or blender.
  6. Pour puree back into soup. Add salt, cilantro and pepper. continue to cook for 20-30 minutes of until beans are soft and creamy.

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
Celery/ Celery Juice 1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Bay Leaf 1 N N N B N N N B
Potato (White/Red/Bl... 2 ,3 ,4 A A N N N A A A
Cilantro 1 N B N N N N N N
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Parsnip 2 ,3 ,4 B B B B B B B N
Black Bean 1 B N A A A A N N
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N 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.

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Northern Bean 1 N N N N N N N N
Black Eyed Pea B N A A A A B N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Pepperc... 1 A N A N A N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Yam 2 A A B B B B N N
Potato (Sweet) 2 ,3 A N B B B B B N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[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.

    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
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