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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Very flavorful!Curried tempeh is good alone or served over rice.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (11 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (10 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (7 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoons brown rice syrup, or pure maple syrup [A, AB non's use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 Tablespoon light-colored miso
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon wheat free tamari

    Stirfry ingredients:

  • 1 large carrot
  • 2 ribs celery
  • 1 broccoli stem (optional - but good way to use it up) 2 tablespoons desired acceptable oil/fat to stir fry
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium red onion, minced
  • 1 package tempeh chopped
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder (mild for secretors)
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (omit for secretors)
  • 4 fresh lemon wedges


  • 1 cup uncooked rice

How to make it:
  1. Cook rice per package instructions.
  2. Steam the tempeh for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and once cooled.
  4. Cut the tempeh into cubes.
  5. Whisk together peanut butter, lemon juice, syrup, miso, hot water and tamari in a bowl and set aside.
  6. Cut the carrot, celery and broccoli into 1-inch matchsticks and set aside.
  7. Heat the oil over medium heat in a wok or heavy skillet
  8. add the garlic, onion, carrot, celery, broccoli, tempeh, curry powder, oregano and chili powder.
  9. Stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  10. Pour in the peanut sauce and increase the heat a little to bring it to a simmer.
  11. Cover and continue to cook, stirring frequently, for about 7 minutes until the vegetables are tender but still crisp.
  12. Serve immediately with lemon wedges (over rice, if desired).

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
Celery/ Celery Juice 1 ,2 B N B B N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Ba... 3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Tempeh (Fermented So... 3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Peanut/Peanut Butter 1 B B B N A A A A
Lemon/Lemon Juice 1 B B B B N N N N
Garlic 1 ,3 B N B B N B N B
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 1 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Tamari (wheat-free) 3 B N N N N N N A
Miso 3 B B B N A A N A
Curry N N B B B B B B
Carrot 1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil 1 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Broccoli 1 ,2 ,3 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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chili Powder A N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Syrup 4 N A N A N N N A
Maple Syrup N N N A N N N A

[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 may be genetically modified .

  • 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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