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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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This is an elegant soup that's also low in calories. It will keep for several days in the refrigerator and reheats well.

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

  • Entree

  • 5 cups vegetable stock (sometimes I substitute a bit of chicken stock.)
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced gingeroot
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 stalks bok choy, diagonally sliced, also shred leaves
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1 cup sliced portabello mushrooms (or your favorite 'A' mushroom)
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup waterchestnuts, sliced
  • 2 ounces buckwheat noodles or soba noodles, broken into 1-inch pieces,
  • (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 pound firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

How to make it:
  1. Place 1/2 cup of the stock in a 5-quart saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Add onion, garlic, and ginger; simmer for 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in remaining stock and soy sauce.
  4. Cover pot and bring to a gentle boil.
  5. Add remaining Ingedients as they are prepared.
  6. Test for doneness: noodles should be softened; vegetables should remain crisp-tender.
  7. Timing: 8 to 10 minutes.
  8. 6 servings

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
Ginger 2 B B N B B B B B
Broccoli 1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow) 1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N

[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 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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