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Wonderfully satisfying! Ox tails can be used, too. The best is leftover prime rib roast bones, with some meat left on, of course! Short ribs might work well, too.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 1 pound or more of soup bones
  • 2 quarts water to start
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 good sized onion, chopped
  • sea salt, to taste
  • 1-1/2 cup barley
  • 1 cup carrots, optional
  • fresh ground black peppercorns, optional

How to make it:
  1. Put your bones in large pot and cover with water.
  2. Bring to boil, then turn down to low, and simmer for three to four hours.
  3. Keep covered with water, may need to add some.
  4. Try to maintain at least a quart and a half.
  5. Then remove bones to cool.
  6. Add remaining ingredients and when cooled down, remove the meat off the bones.
  7. Bring to boil again, and then simmer for another hour or so.
  8. Can add more beef base or bouillon if your bones are not rich.
  9. Also, can add fresh ground black peppercorns if you are inclined.
  10. Let sit off heat for fifteen minutes to cool slightly and let flavors meld.
  11. Should serve four to six people.
  12. Serve with a crusty rye roll.
  13. Enjoy!

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
Beef 2 A A A A N N B B
Barley 3 ,4 N N N N N N A A
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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Pepperc... 2 A N A N A N N N

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot 2 ,3 B N N N B B N 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 with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 10:34 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 12:03 AM By: Don

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  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

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