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A versatile way to prepare tempeh.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)

  • Entree

  • 8 ounces Tempeh
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce (I use Tamari)
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • + teaspoon ground fennel
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil to cook (I use olive oil)
  • salt and pepper

  • For a Mexican taste: substitute + teaspoon cumin and teaspoon oregano instead of the fennel.
  • For an Italian taste, substitute + teaspoon basil
  • For a Greek taste, substitute + teaspoon oregano and + teaspoon dried mint.

How to make it:
  1. Cut Tempeh in cubes or strips.
  2. Marinate until liquid is absorbed.
  3. Saute 7 to 10 minutes in the vegetable oil.
  4. Use in soups, salads, stews or tortillas.

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
Tempeh (Fermented So... 1 ,2 B N B N A A N A
Soy Sauce 1 B N N N A A N A
Olive Oil 2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice 3 B B B B N N N N

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
Oregano 3 N N B B N B N B
Peppermint 3 N N N N N N N N
Basil 3 N N N N N N N B
Cumin N N N N N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Fennel B N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] 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.

    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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