Friday, May 10, 2013

Simple Homemade Ketchup

This homemade ketchup is much easier than you think to whip up.  It's fresh, low in sugar and doesn't contain loads of preservatives.  If your one to play around with flavors check out the list of optional add ins for your ketchup can really doctor up your ketchup! 


  • 6 oz all natural organic tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tbl vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl until combined.  Allow to sit overnight for best flavor.

Here are some add ins that you can use to doctor up your ketchup.  If your planning a BBQ it would be fun to have a "ketchup bar" for guests to doctor up their own ketchup!
  • horseradish
  • extra brown sugar
  • peaches puree
  • raspberry puree
  • honey
  • balsamic vinegar
  • garlic chili paste
  • roasted garlic

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this. I've been looking for a ketchup receipe so I can make cocktail sauce w/o or less sugar. I'd rather use the spices & make it tangy, than sweet.