This quick and easy from-scratch ketchup recipe from tomato paste is healthier than almost all store bought versions, with real ingredients and no high fructose corn syrup.
Instructions for making ketchup from a tomato paste base
Making homemade ketchup is quick and easy if you make it from tomato paste, and you avoid high fructose corn syrup by making it this way.
Chances are you have all the ingredients needed to make it already stocked in your pantry.
From start to finish, you can make this in less than 10 minutes.
Empty all of the ingredients into a small saucepan.
No need to separate anything here. You'll need tomato paste, sugar, apple cider vinegar, onion and garlic powders, allspice, salt and pepper. That's it!
For the quick and easy pantry ingredient version, read on.
Simmer those above mentioned ingredients in a small saucepan on medium heat while stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat, and whisk in a couple tablespoons of water to thin it out.
Storing the homemade ketchup
Store the finished homemade ketchup in the refrigerator for up to one month.
Easy Homemade Ketchup
- 6 oz tomato paste
- ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar can substitute white vinegar
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon onion powder
- ⅛ teaspoon allspice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon white pepper can substitute black
- 2 tablespoon water
- Whisk all ingredients but water (6 oz tomato paste, ⅓ cup apple cider vinegar, ¼ cup sugar, ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder, ¼ teaspoon onion powder, ⅛ teaspoon allspice, 1 teaspoon salt, ⅛ teaspoon white pepper) into a small saucepan and simmer on medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
- Remove from heat, whisk in 2 tablespoons of water to thin out the consistency.
- Cool, and store covered, in the refrigerator for up to one month.
- Can substitute white vinegar for apple cider vinegar
- Can substitute black pepper for white ground pepper