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Contributed by: DonAdded: Oct 05, 2007 at 07:55 PM


This is based on an entree my mother used to make when I was growing up. She called her version Spanish Rice. I decided to switch to quinoa to take advantage of what I consider a better grain for type O, making it Spanish Quinoa.

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

  • Entree

  • 1 pound ground meat. (I use beef or buffalo, but assume that chicken or turkey would work too)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons olive oil (I use a lot)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1-2 red and/or green peppers, chopped (I normally use one red, which is a type O beneficial and one green for color)
  • 1 carrot, sliced thin (optional for color)
  • 1-15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1-15 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup rice or quinoa
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder, rounded

How to make it:
  1. Start the rice or quinoa cooking. I use a rice cooker for both.
  2. Chop the onion and peppers, and slice the carrot.
  3. Brown meat in large covered skillet on medium heat.
  4. Drain liquid from the skillet.
  5. Add the olive oil, chopped onions and peppers to the skillet and stir to distribute the oil.
  6. Cover and let cook until the onions look cooked.
  7. Add the 2 cans of tomatoes.
  8. Add the chili powder.
  9. When vegetables are cooked to your liking add the rice or quinoa to the skillet and stir.
  10. Serve.

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
Chili Powder A N N N N N N N
Tomato/Tomato Juice 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B 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.

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Quinoa N N N N N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basm... 3 N N B B N N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot 2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All ... 2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Pepper (Green/Yellow/A... 2 ,3 A N A A B N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken 2 N N A A A A N N
Turkey 2 N B B B N N N N
Buffalo 2 A A A A N N B B
Beef 2 A A A A N N B B

[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 may be high in pesticides.
[4] 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.

    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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