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Contributed by: BernadineAdded: Nov 18, 2010 at 10:05 PM


Italian tomato and mozzarella salad with fresh basil - a perfect summer side dish or appetizer.

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

  • Salad

  • 1 large or 2 medium garden tomatoes (or 3-4 romas)
  • 1/2 fresh mozzarella ball (about 4 oz.)
  • 3-4 leaves fresh basil
  • 1-2 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • other herb or salt and pepper
  • 1-2 Tablespoon olive oil

How to make it:
  1. Slice tomatoes in 1/4 inch slices and spread onto plate or serving dish in one or two layers.
  2. Slice mozzarella similarly or in small chunks, but about half the size of the tomato slices and place on top of tomatoes either haphazardly or one per tomato.
  3. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar over tomatoes and cheese.
  4. Cut basil leaves into 1/2 inch pieces and sprinkle evenly over top of tomatoes and cheese.
  5. Serve cold or at room temperature.
  6. Serves 4.

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
Tomato/Tomat... 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Mozzarella C... N N B B B B N A

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.

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Bal... 2 ,3 A A A A 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 have a high mold count.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • 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 Nov 20, 2010 at 10:36 PM By: Lola

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