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Homemade Ketchup

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Everyone loves ketchup - and there is none better than the kind you make at home. Here is the basic recipe, and you can dress it up with some hot peppers for extra kick.
Ingredients
  Garlic cloves 3 , mince
  Onion 1 , diced
  Canned chopped tomatoes 28 Ounce (796 mL)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (375 ml)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 mL)
  White wine vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 mL)
  Fancy molasses 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large saucepan on low heat sweat diced onion and garlic for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally making sure that the onion and garlic do not brown.
2. Add tomato, water, sugar, white wine vinegar, molasses, and salt. Turn up the heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Once boiling turn the heat down and let it simmer uncovered on low heat for about 2 hours.
3. Remove from heat and let cool.
4. Using a blender or immersion blender, blend the mixture until smooth or to desired consistency.

SERVING
5. Serve with fries and enjoy!

TIPS
Hot peppers or hot sauce are a great addition.

Things You Will Need
Large saucepan
Blender

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Global
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
140 Minutes
Ready In: 
160 Minutes
Servings: 
15

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 82 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.16 g0.25%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 459.9 mg19.2%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.7%

Sugars 14.8 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A 7.4% Vitamin C 9.7%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 4.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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