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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: lakes-lady68Added: Jan 05, 2008 at 05:13 AM


Delicious, benefits from the addition of 2 tablespoons of dry sherry but itís not necessary ;-). Suitable for Gatherers too!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Type B (6 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 1 ounce ghee or compliant Oil
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 750g/1 1/2lbs courgettes/zucchini, finely chopped (I grate them with the magimix, peel them if they are large as the skin can taste bitter)
  • 1 Ĺ pints of compliant stock for your BT or GT
  • 1 bouquet garni (bay leaf, thyme and parsley wrapped in cheesecloth)
  • sea salt


    1 ounce creamy cheese (cottage, farmer, paneer, ricotta) beaten and mixed with a little water to make the consistency of single cream.

How to make it:
  1. Melt the Ghee or oil in a pan and gently fry the onions for five minutes
  2. Add the courgettes/zucchini and cook gently for another ten minutes.
  3. Add the stock, seasonings and bouquet garni.
  4. Bring to the boil and then simmer until the vegetables are very tender (30 minutes).
  5. Remove the bouquet garni, cool the soup and then either sieve or blend until smooth. Reheat gently.
  6. Stir the beaten cheese into the soup (if using) and serve. Garnish with a little chopped parsley or thyme.

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
Zucchini 2 N N N N N N N N
Thyme 2 N N N N N N N N
Bay Leaf 2 N N N B N N N B
Parsley 2 B N B B B B B B
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.

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

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cream Cheese A A N N N N A A
Farmer Cheese N N B B B B N A
Cottage Cheese A N B B B N A A
Ghee (Clarified Butter... 2 N N N B N B N N
Feta Cheese N N B B B B N A
Ricotta Cheese N N B B B B A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] 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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