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Contributed by: Syren4444Added: Oct 06, 2008 at 09:39 PM


Delicious easy dinner that offers a tone of beneficial foods in one tasty serving! Green Pesto cleverly hides kale and spinach and is poured over a grain and veggie bowl!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (8 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 1-2 cups Frozen spinach
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 2 Tablespoons Walnuts
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dried basil (or a few leaves fresh)
  • 3 Kale Leaves
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Olive Oil (I use rosemary flavored)
  • Serving Cooked Quinoa
  • Serving Steamed Brocoli (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 Leek, sliced and sauteed

How to make it:
  1. Cook your quinoa.
  2. Steam the broccoli.
  3. Sautee the leek and pile a serving size into a bowl.
  4. Add the top seven ingredients to a blender or food processor and puree.
  5. You can either drizzle in extra olive oil as needed to thin, or add water to cut calories.
  6. Top your dish with pesto mixture.
  7. Sprinkle on a few crumbled walnuts for decoration.
    You can easily sub Kasha, Brown Rice or other grains. Great over brown rice pasta too! Any steamed veggies are perfect in your bowl. Instead of walnuts try almonds, pine nuts, or other favorites. Experiment with flavored Olive Oils!

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
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Quinoa N N N N N N N N
Leek 1 ,2 B B N N N N A A
Walnut (English) 2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Kale 1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Spinach/Spinach Juic... 2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil 2 N N N N N N N B
Broccoli 1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice 2 B B B B 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pine Nut (Pignola) 2 ,3 N N N N A A N N
Almond/Almond Butter 2 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be 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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