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Type O variation of English 'Bubble & Squeak'. The traditional English 'Bubble & Squeak' is made with boiled meat & cabbage. The sauce has vinegar and wine. Naturally this recipe is off limits for Type O's (vinegar), so I have created the following variation that's pretty darn good.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (9 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (13 beneficials)
  • Type O (9 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (9 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • lean meat
  • 3 cups greens & vegetables
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped walnuts & pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup parsley, minced
  • Garlic, chopped, to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon oils (I combine butter, olive oil & flaxseed oil)[or ghee]
  • mushrooms, to taste [use portobello or other BTD compliant mushrooms]
  • 1 Tablespoon rice or spelt flour or arrowroot
  • 2 Tablespoon lime or lemon juice
  • 1 cup broth (meat or veggie)
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon honey or maple syrup [or agave]
  • sea salt, to taste
  • fresh ground black peppercorns, to taste
  • Bragg Liquid Aminos for flavoring (optional)[or wheat-free tamari]

How to make it:
  1. Set veggies to steam while cooking meat.
  2. Cook meat. I prefer hamburger cooked in frying pan, but any meat will work well. If you have boiled the meat, save the liquid for the broth.
  3. Drain off any grease, leaving meat juices.
  4. Set meat aside.
  5. Add oils to meat juices, saute garlic and mushrooms. Stir in flour or other thickening. If you are using arrowroot, mix it with water first.
  6. Add broth, mustard, lemon or lime, and honey or maple syrup.
  7. Stir while sauce thickens.
  8. By the time the sauce is thickened, veggies should be done.
  9. Make a nest of the veggies on a plate, top with meat, pour sauce over it.
  10. Top with parsley and nuts.
  11. Taste the sauce as it thickens. You may want to add more sweetener or sour.
  12. You may also want to add a little salt or pepper, if you use them.
  13. I like to use Bragg Liquid Aminos for flavoring in sauces and this is one recipe where it works well.

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
Beef 1 A A A A N N B B
Walnut (English) 1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Parsley 1 B N B B B B B B
Garlic 1 ,3 B N B B N B N 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pine Nut (Pignola) 1 ,2 N N N N A A N N

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lemon/Lemon Juice 1 B B B B N N N N
Lime/Lime Juice 1 B N N B N N N N

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot N N N N N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour 2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Spelt Flour/Products 2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mustard (with vinegar ... 1 A A A A N A A A
Soy Sauce 2 B N N N A A N A
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N
Mustard (with wheat, v... 1 A A N A N A A A
Tamari (wheat-free) 2 B N N N N N N A
Mustard (wheat-free, v... 1 N N N N N N N N
Mustard (with vinegar,... A A A A N N A A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed) Oi... 1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N B B N
Olive Oil 1 ,3 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Pepperc... 1 A N A N A N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter... 1 N N N B N B N N
Butter 1 A A A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Honey 1 N N N A N N N A
Maple Syrup N N N A N N N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Collard Greens 1 B B B B B B B B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yel... 1 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Mushroom (Portobello) 1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Parsnip 2 ,3 ,4 B B B B B B B N
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Mustard Greens 1 N N B B B B A N
Cabbage (Chinese/Red/W... 1 ,2 ,3 A A N N B N N A
Kale 1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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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