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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: Rebecca SoudenAdded: Nov 26, 2013 at 12:54 AM


I discovered this recipe in Dr. D' Adamo's Eat right 4 your Type book. I have made it a few times in my home, mainly because it is listed in both the Type A and Type O meal planning ideas. It is worth the money and the time to make this dish as it is very good.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 1 large Halibut or whitefish (3 to 4 pounds)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large onions chopped and sauteed in olive oil (I use yellow onions as a personal preference)
  • 2 to 2 1/2 cups Tahini sauce
  • Tahini sauce:
  • 1 cup organic tahini
  • juice of 3 lemons
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons salt (I use sea salt)
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley flakes, or fresh parsley chopped finely
  • water

How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Wash the fish and dry thoroughly. Sprinkle with salt and lemon juice. Let stand for 30 minutes. Drain fish. Brush with oil and place in a baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes.
  3. Cover with sauteed onions and tahini sauce. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Return to the oven and bake until fish is easily flaked with a fork (about 30 to 40 minutes).
  4. Serve the fish on a platter and garnish with parsley and lemons wedges.
  5. Tahini sauce:
  6. In a bowl, mix tahini with lemon juice, garlic, salt and parsley. Add enough water to make a thick sauce.

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
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Sesame Butter/Tahini 2 N N A A A A N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Parsley 2 B N B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice 2 B B B B N N N N
Halibut 2 A N A A B N B N
Sea Salt 2 N N N N 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.

Fish Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Whitefish 2 B B N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Pepperc... 2 A N A N A N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • 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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