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Adzuki Bean & Pumpkin Curry Soup"

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Contributed by: Darla QuailAdded: Sep 09, 2008 at 04:24 PM


This is an enhanced version of the recipe in the Cook Right 4 Your Type book. My husband was very disappointed in the original recipe. I just couldn't bear to throw it out, so I changed it to this yummy curry soup.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 leeks [or shallots], sliced in thin half moons and washed well
  • 2 ribs of celery, chopped
  • 3 large carrots, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoon curry powder [check for avoids]
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 cups vegetable broth [check for avoids]
  • 1 small sugar pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cut up in small cubes [delete or substitute with BTD compliant squash]
  • 1 tablespoon sugar [delete or substitute with BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 1 can adzuki beans, drained and rinsed well [or substitute with BTD compliant legume]
  • generous handful of chopped fresh parsley

How to make it:
  1. In a heavy pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add the leeks, bay leaves, carrots & celery, turn to coat with the oil.
  2. Cook a few minutes, until they begin to color.
  3. Add garlic, salt, curry powder, turmeric and red pepper. Stir spices into vegetables and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add enough broth to cover them and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add pumpkin & sugar to pot and the remaining broth to completely cover the vegetables.
  6. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes or until pumpkin is tender.
  7. Stir in beans and cook until warmed through.
  8. Remove from heat and take out the bay leaves.
  9. Stir in the parsley.
  10. Puree soup with a stick blender, regular blender or food processor until smooth.

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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

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
Adzuki Beans B N A A A A B N

  • 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 Sep 11, 2010 at 09:06 PM By: Joe
    • Revised Oct 24, 2011 at 01:05 AM By: Lola

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