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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Oct 17, 2008 at 05:16 PM


I had an Italian tell me it tasted like his mother's.... but it's dairy-free! He didn't believe me.

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

  • Entree

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1-1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoon each basil and oregano (or to taste), divided
  • 2 teaspoon salt (divided)
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 16 ounces rice lasagna noodles
  • 1 - 10 ounce box frozen spinach, thawed (opt.)
  • 1 package firm tofu
  • 1 container Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream
  • 1 egg (it's really optional, but use it if you can eat eggs)

How to make it:
  1. If you have the type of noodle that requires cooking first, follow directions on the box. Box will say if cooking is not required.
  2. Saute onion and garlic in oil.
  3. Add beef or turkey.
  4. Cook until brown.
  5. Add basil, salt and tomato sauce.
  6. Bring to boil, simmer for 5 min, then remove from heat.
  7. Drain tofu, press with towel, and crumble.
  8. Season with salt, oregano and basil to taste.
  9. Stir in Tofutti cream cheese.
  10. Add spinach, if using.
  11. Stir well, adjust seasonings.
  12. Stir in egg.
  13. Layer in large baking dish: tofu mix, noodles, meat mix...until all used up.
  14. Top with cheese, if you can eat it.
  15. Bake at 425 for 45 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
Egg (chicken) 1 N N N B 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
Oregano 1 N N B B N B N B
Tofu (Soy Cake) 2 ,3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Tomato/Tomato Juice 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Rice Cake/Flour 2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil 1 N N N N N N N B
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.

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
Spinach/Spinach Juice 1 ,2 B B N N N N B B

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey 1 N B B B N N N N
Beef 1 A A A A N N B B

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