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This stew is my B staple and appears to be beneficial for anemia. If freezing, don't add the kale until you are re-heating the frozen. My 16 year old loves this!!!

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

  • Entree

  • 1 pound yams [A's use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 3/4 pound green beans
  • 1/3 leek
  • 1/3 pound zucchini
  • 1-2 Tablespoons ghee
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon each anise and thyme
  • 2 Tablespoons curry (or equal portions of cumin, coriander and turmeric)
  • 1/2 pound millet
  • 3-4 leaves kale

    Bragg Liquid Aminos [or wheat-free tamari], parsley, cayenne, dulse and kelp

    1 16 ounce can of kidney beans

How to make it:

  1. Cube yams, cut green beans, leek and zucchini. Set aside.
  2. Heat ghee on low heat.
  3. Add ginger, anise and thyme, curry (or 1 Tablespoon each of ground cumin, coriander and turmeric).
  4. Gently heat until fragrant. Careful not to burn!
  5. Add veggies and millet.
  6. Stir and coat well with herb mixture.
  7. Add water to cover by about an inch ( more if you want a thinner soup) and bring to a boil.
  8. Lower flame to simmer and add kale and salt if desired.
    If using kidney beans, add now.
  9. Simmer for 20-30 min. stirring occasionally.
  10. Dish into a bowl and garnish with: Bragg Liquid Aminos, parsley, cayenne, dulse and kelp to taste.

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
Cumin N N N N N N N N
Kale 1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Kelp N N N N N N B B
Yam 4 A A B B B B N N
Green/Snap/S... 1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N
Dulse N N N N N N B B
Zucchini 2 N N N N N N N N
Curry N N B B B B B B
Ghee (Clarif... 2 N N N B N B N N
Thyme 2 N N N N N N N N
Turmeric B N N B N N B N
Ginger 2 B B N B B B B B
Millet 4 N N B B B B N N
Coriander N N N N N N N N
Parsley 2 B N B B B B B 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
Kidney Bean 2 A N A A B N A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (whea... 4 B N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Anise N N A A N N N N
Pepper (Caye... A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Leek 1 ,2 B B N N N N A A

[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 may be high in pesticides.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.

  • 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

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 09, 2007 at 10:30 PM By: Lola
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 12:26 AM By: Drea

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