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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Quick and satisfying.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)

  • Side Dish

  • portobello mushrooms
  • garlic, chopped finely
  • tamari, wheat-free
  • farmer cheese
  • coarse sea salt
  • turnip greens, [not in Typebase, but assumed OK for all] or other greens
  • carrots, optional
  • ginger, optional

How to make it:

    Mushrooms preparation:

  1. Mash the garlic and sea salt together to a kind of rough paste.
  2. Mix this with the farmer cheese.
  3. Spread on a 4 to 5-inch BTD compliant portobello mushroom cap.
  4. Put in hot oven for ten minutes while you prepare the sauteed greens, which accompany it beautifully.
  5. Remove mushroom from oven and set aside. You will brown [the dish] under a medium broiler for 5 minutes just before serving.

    Greens preparation:

  6. Wash greens (I used turnip greens).
  7. Have a colander ready to let drain and add other ingredients.
  8. Hold the greens all in one direction and cut off the tougher stems and discard or save for soup or broth. Then, make one inch slices all along the length of the leaves, crosswise.
  9. Put in colander.
  10. Slice fresh dill and add it to the colander.
  11. Cut onions in about one inch pieces cubed and add them to the colander.
  12. Add finely chopped garlic and sliced dill.
  13. Sprinkle with a few grains of coarse sea salt.
  14. In a large saucepan, begin heating olive oil and water mixed.
  15. Place the contents of the colander in the pan.
  16. Heat slowly for thirty minutes (covered), stirring now and then.
  17. Sprinkle on lemon juice and a bit of tamari.
  18. Cook 15 more minutes or until greens are tender to taste.
  19. This is a wonderful accompaniment to the stuffed mushrooms.

  20. Optional: curried carrots with ginger could be made for color and as second vegetable.

  21. Note: I did not give measurements. Let the cooks make this their own.

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
Mushroom (Portobello... 1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Garlic 1 ,3 B N B B N B N B
Tamari (wheat-free) 2 B N N N N N N A
Farmer Cheese N N B B B B N A
Sea Salt 1 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.

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Ginger 1 B B N B B B B B

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

  • 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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