Introduction: Homemade Ketchup

Make homemade Ketchup using fresh tomatoes and simple ingredients. Make ketchup once – and you will never buy it again!

Get the recipe with American measures (ounces).

Tomatoes - 800 grams

Red bell pepper - 100 grams

Sugar - 25 grams

Onion - 50 grams

Garlic - One clove

Red wine vinegar - 50 ml

Balsamic vinegar - 20 ml

Paprika - to taste

Salt - about 0.5 teaspoon

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Roast one small red bell pepper in the oven or on the stove top- wrap in aluminum foil and place over the gas stovetop, turning occasionally. Cook until soft, 5-10 minutes. Cool completely.

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in the meantime, peel 800 grams (2 pounds) of tomatoes. If the tomatoes are firm enough, peel them using a vegetable peeler. Alternatively, use a sharp knife and make a crosswise incision. Place in boiling water for one minute, and shock in ice water. Remove the skins easily and cut in half.

Remove the foil from the bell pepper. Remove the stem and seeds, and peel the skins using a small knife.

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Cut the tomatoes in half, and blend with the roasted pepper until smooth.

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Small dice 50 grams (2 oz) of onion. Mince one clove of garlic.

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Place 25 grams (1 oz) of sugar in a sauce pan. Heat until melted, and turns to an amber color.

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Add the onion and the garlic and stir.

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Add the tomatoes and pepper and cook over medium heat for 5 – 10 minutes.

Add 20 ml (1 tablespoon) of balsamic vinegar and 50 ml (1.5 fl oz) of red wine vinegar.

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Stir and cook over low heat for 15 minutes.

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Pass through a sieve, add a pinch of hot chili pepper and salt to taste.

Homemade tomato ketchup is ready! Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Serve with homemade French Fries.


iman1987 (author)2016-03-10

real tomato ketchup Eddy?..... awww nuttin but that best Clark!

John_Singleton_ (author)2016-03-07

Wow homemade ketchup. I need to try this

Let me know how it turns out for you!

LordJose (author)2016-03-07

That does look tasty.

VideoCulinary (author)LordJose2016-03-07


Akin Yildiz (author)2016-03-07

looks delicious, may have to give this a try.!!

Thank you! :)

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