Blood Type Diet Recipe
TOMATO AND BASIL RISOTTO
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This is a nice recipe which can obviously be made more healthy by cutting the amount of butter [or ghee].
Best Used By Blood Types:
- Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
- Type AB (4 beneficials)
- Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
- Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
- Type O (2 beneficials)
- 4 Italian plum tomatoes
- 1/2 cup grated mozzarella
- 1/2 Spanish onion, chopped
- 1 cup arborio rice
- 1/4 cup dry white wine
- 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
- 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 3-3/4 cups tomato juice
- 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter [or ghee]
How to make it:
- Peel, seed and dice tomatoes.
- In a 3 or 4 qt pot or saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat.
- Add the onion and cook until softened (about 3 minutes).
- Add garlic and cook one more minute.
- Add the rice and cook, stirring, for one to two minutes Stir in the wine and 3/4 cup of tomato juice.
- Cook, stirring constantly, until most of the liquid has been absorbed.
- Adjust heat to a simmer.
- Continue stirring and adding tomato juice as it is absorbed, until rice is just tender; add more juice for a more soupy consistency (you may not need all tomato juice).
- Over the heat, add the tomatoes, butter [or ghee] and cheese to the risotto and stir until melted.
- Stir in basil and season with salt to taste.
- Serve immediately.
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.
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.
|Name||Notes||A Sec||A Non||ABSec||ABNon||B Sec||B Non||O Sec||O Non|
|Wine (White)|| || N|| B|| N|| N|| N|| B|| A|| A|
 This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
 This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
 This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
 This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
 This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.
This recipe is low in common allergens. This recipe is gluten free. This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.
There are several cookbooks based on the Blood Type Diet that are available in print:
- Revised Oct 03, 2007 at 12:58 AM By: Drea
- Revised Oct 03, 2007 at 02:50 PM By: Don