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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Richly endowed with Type-A 'Beneficials' and quickly prepared in a pressure cooker.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (10 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 4 cups water or unsalted vegetable broth
  • 2/3 cup brown lentils [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 cup yellow onions, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, coin-sliced
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 1/2 cup parsnips, diced
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas, green beans, or mixture of both
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon wheat-free tamari (soy sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt(or more, to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

How to make it:
  1. Cook lentils at full pressure for 10 minutes in pressure cooker.
  2. Chop vegetables while lentils cook.
  3. Uncover lentils.
  4. Add all vegetables EXCEPT frozen peas/green beans to lentils.
  5. Cook at full pressure for 5 minutes in pressure cooker.
  6. Uncover and add frozen vegetables and all remaining ingredients.
  7. Simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until peas/green beans are tender.
  8. Makes 4 servings.
  9. NOTES: Cooking times are averaged to produce tender vegetables in a standard pressure cooker; you may wish to reduce or extend times depending on your particular model, and according to your preferences for 'crisp' or 'softer' vegetables.

  10. Water/broth may be reduced to 3 cups for a thicker 'stew.'

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
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 1 ,3 B B N N N B B B
Parsnip 3 ,4 ,5 B B B B B B B N
Carrot 1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil 1 ,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.

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Green/Snap/String Bean 1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N N
Lentil (Domestic) 1 B B N N A A A N

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N
Tamari (wheat-free) 2 B N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oregano 1 N N B B N B N B
Cumin N N N N N N N N
Thyme 1 N N N N N N N N
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Fl... A A A A N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Enoki) 1 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Domestic whi... 1 ,3 B A N N N N A N
Mushroom (Oyster) 1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Portobello) 1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Shiitake) 1 ,2 A N A A B B A A
Mushroom (Straw) 1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Mushroom (Maitake) 1 B B B B N N N N
Pea (Green/Pod/Snow) 1 ,3 ,5 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 13, 2007 at 05:53 PM By: organicmomma

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