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Here's a very tasty recipe for carrot-tofu soup with dill (if you don't like tofu (yet) and are still trying to find ways to eat more, this is a good one, you won't even know it's there). A bowl of this plus a nice salad makes a very satisfying meal. Numbers in [brackets] refer to my notes at the end of the recipe.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 1-1/2 pounds of carrots, peeled & sliced [1]
  • 4 cups water [2]
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 small onion [3]
  • 10-1/2 ounces of soft silken tofu, regular or low-fat [4]
  • 1 scant Tablespoon fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed [5]
  • 1 teaspoon red miso or to taste

How to make it:
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine carrots, onion, salt, and water.
  2. Cook over medium heat until carrots are tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Scoop carrots and onion out of cooking water.
  4. Place in a blender or food processor.
  5. Add tofu, dill, miso, [white pepper], and a small amount of cooking water.
  6. Puree. [6]
  7. Return puree to cooking water, mix well and serve immediately.
  8. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

  9. Nutritional information per serving: 129 calories, 16 grams protein, 2 grams fat, 21 grams carbohydrates, 0 cholesterol, 730 mg sodium, 5 grams fiber; vegan.

  10. [1] I forgot to peel the carrots, and it was fine - probably more nutritious, too.
  11. [2] Vegetable broth instead of water would probably give more depth of flavor.
  12. [3] Used a whole onion instead of half.
  13. [4] The package of tofu was 12 oz. I didn't bother to take away the extra ounce-and-a-half, and it was fine. [5] 1 tablespoon fresh dill wasn't enough for my taste, I added another 1/2 Tbs or so.
  14. [6] I don't know what kind of industrial-sized food processor they mean; my Braun Multipractic,(a fairly basic, average processor, I think) wasn't nearly large enough. I wound up pureeing it in batches.

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
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 2 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Dill N N N N N N N N
Miso 3 B B B N A A N A
Tofu (Soy Cake) 3 ,4 ,5 B N B N A A N A
Sea Salt 2 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[5] 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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