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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Hearty Onion Soup that can be adapted to all blood types.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 2 red onions
  • 2 white onions
  • 2 yellow onions
  • 2 leeks
  • 3 shallots
  • small head of garlic
  • small amount of butter or olive oil
  • 3 cans of good quality chicken (or vegetable) broth
  • 3/4 cup of red wine
  • seasoning of choice: bay leaf, savory, thyme, cayenne pepper.


    bread of choice with slice of white cheese of choice (farmers, mozzarella...)

How to make it:
  1. Melt small amount of butter or olive oil in large soup pan.
  2. Add sliced onions, leeks, shallots, garlic to pan and let cook at low heat for a good half hour.
  3. Add broth, seasonings and wine and let cook another 45 min. to hour.
  4. Put cheese on bread and place in bottom of soup bowls add hot soup (or float on top).

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/S... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Leek 1 ,2 B B N N N N A A
Wine (Red) B B N B N B N B
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

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.

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Farmer Chees... N N B B B B N A
Mozzarella C... N N B B B B N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat (White... 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N A N A N A A A
Spelt Flour/... 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Savory N N N N N N N N
Thyme 2 N N N N N N N N
Bay Leaf 2 N N N B N N N B
Pepper (Caye... A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Shallots N N N N N N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken 2 N N A A A A 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 that contain gluten.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 06, 2007 at 11:09 AM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 11:49 AM By: Drea

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