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Quick and easy barley dish that can be an alternate to mashed potatoes.

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

  • Side Dish

  • 1 cup of dry barley
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 small onion finely chopped or 6 scallons chopped.
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed
  • 3 cups of beef or chicken broth.
  • your favorite seasonings.

How to make it:
  1. melt the butter in a frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, carrot, barley, garlic, and seasoning. Saute, stiring constantly, till the barley is slightly brown and the veggies are turning soft.
  3. Place in a medium casserol dish and add 3 cups of broth to the mixture.
  4. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees.
  5. Adding more water or broth if the barley becomes dry.
  6. Bake until barley is tender and fluffy, 45 min to 1 hr. Makes 3 cups of cooked barley.
  7. This dish has a slight nutty taste and is great as a complement with Beef or Chicken. Nice substitute for mashed potatoes.

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
Butter 1 A A A A N N N N
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Barley 2 ,3 N N N N N N A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[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.

    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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