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Contributed by: MelissaJAdded: Aug 25, 2008 at 07:43 PM


A simple Asian soup, with a hot and sour variation, (if you add the optional white pepper, ground red pepper flakes, or hot pepper oil). You can add any meat, tofu, vegetable or seasoning desired, or just keep it simple. Adapted from

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 2 cups turkey stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sliced vegetable of choice (celery, carrots, mushrooms, etc.)
  • 1 teaspoon arrowroot
  • 2 sheets of dried Nori
  • 1 egg
  • dash of sea salt to taste
  • 1 other teaspoon arrowroot
  • 3 sprigs of green onion
  • 2 teaspoon ume plum vinegar (or soy sauce)
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp (or more) ground red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp marmite (optional)

How to make it:
  1. Boil the water and broth in a saucepan.
  2. Add the vegetable and boil until crisp/tender.
  3. Mix the arrowroot with a little water and pour into boiling soup to thicken.
  4. Break up the Nori Seaweed sheets into small pieces and put into the soup mixture.
  5. Mix the remaining tsp arrowroot with a little water, add the egg, and beat.
  6. Turn off the heat until the top is calm, and slowly pour the egg mixture in thin threads, into the soup. Let sit for one minute, then bring to a gentle boil and stir gently to distribute eggs.
  7. Add salt and spices, marmite, vinegar, etc. to taste and sprinkle with thinly sliced spring onions.

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
Seaweed N N N N N N B B
Egg (chicken) 1 N N N B N N N N
Arrowroot N N N N N N N N
Turkey 1 N B B B N N N N
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N

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.

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Plum (Dark/Green/Red) 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Soy Sauce 2 B N N N A A N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Fl... A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Celery/ Celery Juice 1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Pepper (Green/Yellow/A... 1 ,2 A N A A B N N N
Mushroom (Maitake) 1 B B B B N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • 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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