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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: DianeAdded: Feb 05, 2010 at 08:43 PM


This is definitely NOT your mother's tuna casserole! If you're avoiding gluten, feel free to substitute appropriate pasta for your blood type.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 13 ounces penne pasta (gluten free, if applicable)
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 Tablespoons flour (blood type appropriate)
  • water as needed
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 12 ounce can of tuna packed in water (drained)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper (optional)
  • 3 T bread crumbs (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella (or veggie cheese, as appropriate)

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Prepare penne pasta according to package directions.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in medium skillet.
  4. Add chopped onion and garlic.
  5. Saute until translucent.
  6. Add mushrooms.
  7. Continue to cook.
  8. When mushrooms are golden brown, add vegetable broth.
  9. Add fresh basil.
  10. In small bowl, mix flour with water to create a smooth paste.
  11. Add to mushroom mixture.
  12. Continue to cook over medium heat as sauce thickens.
  13. In large bowl, combine penne pasta, mushroom gravy and flaked tuna.
  14. Stir with large spoon to mix well.
  15. Transfer mixture to 9 x 12 baking pan.
  16. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
  17. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  18. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 to 30 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
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil 2 N N N N N N N B
Tuna 2 ,3 N N 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.

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mozzarella Cheese N N B B B B N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Domestic whi... 2 ,4 B A N N N N A 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 may be high in pesticides.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 Feb 06, 2010 at 05:53 PM By: Lola

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