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Cactus Tofu



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Contributed by: C SharpAdded: Jul 08, 2009 at 08:06 PM


Description:

Stir fried tofu with cactus


Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)

Category:
  • Entree


Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 pounds prickly pear cactus pads (Nopales)
  • 1 pound extra firm tofu
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons chopped ginger
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce

How to make it:
  1. De thorn the cactus pads and cut into strips about 1 cm wide.
  2. Cut the tofu into cubes about 1 cm on each side.
  3. Fry the tofu in oil (medium heat) and add the cactus strips and chopped ginger.
  4. After the tofu, cactus, ginger have cooked a few minutes add garlic and soy sauce.
  5. Serve when the cactus is fully cooked.
    Note:
    Variant: Green beans can be used instead of cactus. When using green beans remove the ends of the green beans, but do not cut up.





Blood Type Diet Analysis:

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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
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Green/Snap/S...1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N
Tofu (Soy Ca...1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A 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
Prickly Pear N N A A A A N B

[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 high in phytates.

  • 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 29, 2009 at 07:44 PM By: Lola

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