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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Alternative shepherd's pie

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (6 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 2-3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 6-8 ounces lean minced beef
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 large turnip
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2-3 drops Tabasco sauce [check for avoids]
  • 2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • half cup of stock
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • milk or soy milk or rice milk
  • butter or ghee
  • finely chopped parsley

How to make it:
  1. Put the olive oil into a shallow frying pan and heat gently.
  2. Peel and chop the onion and fry in the heated oil until softened.
  3. Add the minced beef and stir well in order to coat and seal the meat.
  4. Peel and crush the garlic.
  5. Peel and shred or chop the turnip and red pepper.
  6. Add the garlic, turnip and red pepper to the beef.
  7. Season the mixture with cayenne pepper, Tabasco sauce and soy sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Add the stock and cook for a further 5-6 minutes. Meanwhile, peel, chop and boil the sweet potato until it is softened.
  9. Mash with a potato masher adding soy milk and margarine to taste.
  10. Remove mince from heat and place in a pie dish topping the mixture with the mashed sweet potato.
  11. Garnish with parsley.
  12. Serve with a green leafy vegetable.
  13. Serves 2.

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
Potato (Sweet) 3 ,4 A N B B B B B N
Beef 2 A A A A N N B B
Pepper (Sweet/Red/Al... 2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Turnip 4 B B N N N N B N
Parsley 2 B N B B B B B B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red ... A A A A 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.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk 3 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk 3 B N N A A N N A
Milk (Cow-Whole) A A A A B N A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free) 3 B N N N N N N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter 2 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter... 2 N N N B N B 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 may have a high mold count.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.

  • 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 Oct 03, 2007 at 08:34 PM By: Don

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  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

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