Homemade Ketchup

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Aug. 27, 2013

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.


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



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.


5. Serve with fries and enjoy!


Hot peppers or hot sauce are a great addition.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 140 Minutes
Ready In: 140 Minutes
Servings: 15

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 82Calories from Fat 1

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 459 mg19.13%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet