Ketchup Homemade


Now that you have made mayonnaise, it is time to try making ketchup.  Tomatoes should be ripening in the garden, or if you don’t have enough tomatoes you can make homemade ketchup with canned tomatoes.

Once again the taste of fresh ketchup can’t be beat.  This will make four cups of ketchup.  You can store this in your refrigerator for up to two weeks.  Surprise you family with homemade ketchup and see if they can tell the difference.  Remember fresh is always best.

2 1/2 Tablespoons of olive oil
1 large onion diced ( you want about 1 cup)
4 cloves of garlic minced
6 pounds of tomatoes. (peeled, seeded and core removed) or 3 cans of tomatoes (28 ounces) Drain the juice.
3 teaspoons salt
1/4  teaspoon ground cloves
1 Tablespoon celery salt
1 Tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 Tablespoon Brown sugar
1 Tablespoon Honey

Heat olive oil and sauté onions.  Add garlic to onions and sauce for 2 minutes.  Add your tomatoes, salt, cloves, paprika, cinnamon, mustard, chili powder, black pepper.  Simmer slowly for about 30 minutes.

With your blender or immersion blender puree until smooth.

Add apple cider vinegar, white vinegar, brown sugar and honey.  Over medium heat cook about 20 to 30 minutes.  You want the ketchup to thicken.  Give it a taste and see if you need to add more black pepper, salt or other spices.

Congratulations!  You have made ketchup.




19 thoughts on “Ketchup Homemade

  1. I have never attempted to make my own kitchen. It never even dawned on me to try to make some. Know that I know that it’s this easy I will definitely try it. I’ve no idea why I never thought about making it.

  2. I’ve never made homemade ketchup and with the bounty of tomatoes we have this Summer, this would be a great way to use some of them. I think I may just have to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing

  3. I love this! Being it’s summer, ketchup is widely used during cookouts and the like. Once again, easy to follow recipe, and not a lot of time and effort to make this ketchup.

  4. Ketchup and mayo are the perfect condiment pairing for me. I would have never guessed cinnamon was a required ingredient.

    My daughter eats ketchup like it’s a food group.

  5. I love going back to your site for ideas on how to make homemade goodies. I never tried making my own ketchup. Of course this would taste way better than the ones we can get at the store. Thank you for sharing!

  6. I’ve never made homemade ketchup before, but it’s something I know my brother wanted to try out. I am really surprised at how many different ingredients go into this recipe.

  7. Mayonnaise now ketchup. You keep amazing me 🙂 Thank you Candy for attending the #WednesdayAIMLinkParty. I pinned your post on Pinterest and shared it on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter.

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