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Contributed by: lakes-lady68Added: Jan 05, 2008 at 12:57 AM


Refreshing, clean and delicious. Suitable for GT Gatherers too.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)

  • Dessert

  • 1 liter tomato juice
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 teaspoons of finely chopped basil (Holy Basil for GT Gatherers)
  • 2 teaspoons of Umeboshi Plum seasoning or paste (add more if you like it)
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped red chili (optional)
  • 2 egg whites
  • sea salt


    basil leaves to garnish

How to make it:
  1. Mix the juices, basil, umeboshi and chilli together, season to taste, pour into a rigid, freezer proof container, cover and freeze for a couple of hours until mushy.
  2. Tip into a bowl and mash/whisk well.
  3. Freeze for another hour, remove from the freezer and whisk the mixture again.
  4. Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until stiff. Fold the egg whites into the tomato mixture.
  5. Freeze until firm, having covered and sealed the container.
  6. Sorbets are best transferred to the fridge about 30 minutes before serving to soften. Spoon into chilled dishes and garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  7. You could add garlic, or swap the Umeboshi for two tablespoons of white wine and a dash of tabasco.

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
Basil 1 N N N N N N N B
Tomato/Tomato Juice 1 ,2 ,3 A N N B A N N N
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N
Egg White (chicken) 1 N N B B N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice 1 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.

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Green/Yellow/A... 1 ,2 A N A A B N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[3] 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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