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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Vegetables & ricotta, modified from Enchanted Broccoli Forest recipe

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (9 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (10 beneficials)
  • Type B (7 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (9 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 cups vegetables, diced (broccoli, cauliflower or other beneficial or neutral vegetable)
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons spelt flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano
  • 4 Tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 scant Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Cheese Mixture

  • 3 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1 packed cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 3 large eggs (at room temperature)
  • salt and cayenne pepper (amount to your liking)

How to make it:
  1. In a large skillet or wok, saute olive oil with salt, garlic, carrots, vegetables, flour, oregano and basil.
  2. Keep stirring, cooking over medium heat about 8 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, and stir in parsley and lemon juice.
  4. In a very large mixing bowl, beat eggs and the cheeses with electric mixer on high until very well-blended.
  5. Add the sauteed vegetables and mix well.
  6. Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
  7. Butter a springform pan, and transfer mixture from bowl to pan.
  8. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 1/2 hour.
  9. Check to see if sides are getting too brown, cover edges with foil to prevent burning.
  10. Continue baking with heat reduced to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for another 30 minutes.
  11. Turn off oven, open door, and leave the pan inside for 15 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven and let cool for 10-15 additional minutes before slicing and serving.

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
Oregano 1 N N B B N B N B
Ricotta Cheese N N B B B B A A
Lemon/Lemon Juice 1 B B B B N N N N
Egg (chicken) 1 N N N B N N N N
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Spelt Flour/Products 2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Carrot 1 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil 1 N N N N N N N B
Parsley 1 B N B B B B B B
Mozzarella Cheese N N B B B B N A

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.

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N

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

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cauliflower 1 ,2 N N B B B B A A
Broccoli 1 ,2 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 with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 May 26, 2011 at 09:38 PM By: Joe

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  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

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