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Contributed by: Robin HinsdaleAdded: Oct 07, 2007 at 08:35 PM


Basic Dijon-Style Mustard

(Os, you can try substituting a really dry red wine for the white--it won't be 'classic' dijon, but it'll still be pretty tasty. If honey is an avoid for your blood type, try a bit of evaporated cane juice or some agave nectar).

This recipe is from Anna Michelle Jordan, author of The Good Cook's Book of Mustard (copyright 1996).

For more mustard recipe variations, go to Robin's blog.

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

  • Other

  • 2 cups (470 ml) dry white wine
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 cup (240 ml) dry mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) honey [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) olive oil [or BTD compliant oil]
  • 2 Teaspoons (10 ml) sea salt

How to make it:
  1. Combine wine, onion, and garlic in a saucepan.
  2. Heat to boiling and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Cool and discard strained solids.
  4. Add this liquid to dry mustard, stirring constantly until smooth.
  5. Blend in honey, oil, and salt.
  6. Return to saucepan (have hankies ready or hold face away from steam) and heat slowly until thickened stirring constantly.
  7. Cool.
  8. Place in a covered jar.
  9. Age in cool, dark place 2 to 8 weeks, depending upon pungency desired, then refrigerate.

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
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Wine (White) N B N N N B A A
Mustard, Dry N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt 2 N N N N 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.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wine (Red) B B N B N B N B

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Canola Oil 2 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Honey 2 N N N A N N N A

[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 genetically modified .

  • 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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