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Tempeh Reuben"

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Vegetarian version of the hearty classic.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 8 ounces Tempeh
  • Rye bread
  • Swiss cheese
  • Sauerkraut
  • 2 Tablespoons Tamari (Soy Sauce)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Russian Dressing

  • 3 dollops mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tomato, peeled, seeded, and minced
  • spoonful Dijon mustard
  • spoonful or more horseradish
  • 1 ounce chopped green onions
  • dash cayenne pepper.

How to make it:
  1. Start by thinly slicing tempeh and browning in a little vegetable oil over medium heat.
  2. Prepare other ingredients while tempeh cooks.
  3. Mix Russian dressing ingredients.
  4. Warm 3-4 ounces sauerkraut in small saucepan.
  5. Toast 2 slices rye bread in toaster.
  6. When tempeh is almost done, add tamari and stir/flip. Take off heat immediately to avoid scorching.
  7. When toast is warmed, layer Russian dressing, 1 slice Swiss, sauerkraut, and tempeh.
  8. Broil for 1 minute under broiler, then serve.
  9. Delicious!

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

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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/S...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Horseradish2 B N N N N N B B
Tamari (whea...3 B N N N N N N A
Sauerkraut2 ,3 ,4 A A N N N N N A
Tempeh (Ferm...3 ,4 B N B N A A N A
Tomato/Tomat...1 ,2 ,4 ,5 A N N B A N N N
Mayonnaise A A N N N N N A
Rye/100% Rye...1 ,3 ,4 B B B B A A N N
Swiss Cheese2 A A N A N A A 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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Caye... A A A A N N 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 that contain gluten.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 15, 2011 at 09:11 PM By: Joe

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