Blood Type Diet Recipe
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A way to serve fresh collards that's tasty and quick, taken from about.com's southernfoods recipe page and adapted slightly for the BTD.
Best Used By Blood Types:
- Type A (3 beneficials)
- Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
- Type AB (3 beneficials)
- Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
- Type B (2 beneficials)
- Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
- Type O (2 beneficials)
- Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
- 1-1/2 to 2 pounds collard greens or turnip greens, boiled or steamed until tender
- 3 to 4 Tablespoons light olive oil or ghee
- 2 to 3 Tablespoons minced garlic (about 4 large cloves)
- salt and black pepper, to taste (optional)
- hot pepper sauce (optional)
How to make it:
- Drain greens well.
- In a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat, cook garlic in the oil until it just begins to brown.
- Add the drained greens.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper if desired.
- Add a few dashes of your favorite hot 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.
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.
 This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
 This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
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 18, 2007 at 00:53 AM By: Lola