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Contributed by: DreaAdded: Oct 31, 2007 at 05:40 PM


A delicious way to eat Brussels sprouts.

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

  • Side Dish

  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon-style mustard [mustard recipes]
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (can omit)
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds, slightly toasted and crushed
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, cut through core, and quartered.
  • 1 Tablespoon ghee
  • 1 cup course bread crumbs (100% rye sourdough works well)
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • Several grinds of freshly-ground black pepper (can omit)

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Whisk in a bowl: 1/4 cup olive oil, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, caraway seeds, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add Brussels sprouts and toss to coat.
  4. Spread onto parchment paper lined baking sheets.
  5. Roast 20-25 minutes or until the leaves are gently browned, while the core is tender.


  6. Heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil and ghee in a pan over medium-high heat.
  7. Add bread crumbs, all at once, and toss to coat.
  8. Reduce heat to medium.
  9. Add walnuts and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  10. Cook, stirring constantly, until crumbs are slightly browned and crispy.
  11. Dump onto a double layer of paper towels to drain excess fat.
  12. Sprinkle topping over Brussels sprouts just before serving.

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
Walnut (English) 1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Mustard, Dry N N N N N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butt... 1 N N N B N B N N
Caraway N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Brussel Sprout 1 ,2 N N N N B B N A
Sea Salt 1 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.

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products 2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Rye/100% Rye Bread 2 ,3 B B B B A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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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