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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Tasty, quick and easy vegetarian

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (8 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)

  • Side Dish

  • 1 teaspoon mono/polyunsaturated oil(I use Olive oil)
  • 360g Tofu - diced/sliced
  • 500g fresh Asparagus spears
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions (50g)
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts (60g)[or walnuts]
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce (40ml)[or Tamari]
  • 1/3 cup water (85ml)
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine (40ml)
  • 2 teaspoons rice flour (5g)
  • 1 teaspoon dry ginger (fresh can be substituted)

How to make it:
  1. Heat oil in a non-stick fry pan or wok.
  2. Add Tofu which has been blotted dry with kitchen paper and cut into cubes
  3. Stir-fry for five minutes or until lightly browned
  4. Cut asparagus spears diagonally into 1cm slices (or as desired).
  5. Add asparagus, spring onions and pine-nuts to the tofu and continue to stir fry.
  6. Mix together soy sauce, water, wine, rice flour and ginger.
  7. Add to tofu mixture and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes or until liquid has reduced and thickened but still with a thin consistency.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Serves 2


    Using lite soy sauce reduces the sodium by 50%. This recipe came from a book called Living into the 21st Century with Diabetes, by Peggy Stacey. Published 1998 By the West Australian Newspapers Ltd, Osborne Park (Perth), Western Australia. It is a good recipe for diabetics.

    Nutrients per serve Kj: 933

    / Calories: 225 Protein (g): 18 Carbohydrate (g): 7 Fiber (g): 3 Fat (g): 16 Saturated Fat (g): 1 Cholesterol (mg): 0 Sodium (mg): 375 (using lite soy sauce)

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/Spanish/Y... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Wine (Red) B B N B N B N B
Asparagus 2 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Ginger 2 B B N 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English) 2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Pine Nut (Pignola) 2 ,3 N N N N A A N N

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free) 4 B N N N N N N A
Soy Sauce 4 B N N N A A N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour 5 ,6 ,7 B N B B B B 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 which are known to be common allergens.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[7] 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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