How to Make a Simple Tomato Ketchup




Introduction: How to Make a Simple Tomato Ketchup

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Hi, this is a simple recipe to make a fermented ketchup .

Don't be trouble, the fermented food it's good for your health .

I want to teach you how to make this fantastic recipe,

and you'll never buy any more ketchup at the market.

You don't need to cook it, you need it just 5 simple ingredients and 10 minutes of your time.

YELD : 1 quart

Time: 10 minutes + 8 hours fermenting + 2 days refrigerate.

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Step 1: Ingredients:

3 cup tomato paste

2 tsp fine sea salt

1/8 cup Worcester Sauce Vegan version without anchovy

½ cup unfiltered apple vinegar

6 tsp unfiltered honey

¼ cup fermenting agent like ( water from pickle vegetables) or water kefir

Step 2:

Combine all the ingredients in a bowl,

and mix until the salt and the honey are dissolved.

Step 3:

Transfere to a jar.

Step 4:

Secure with cheesecloth to the opening of the jar and allow to sit at room temperature for 8 hours or overnight.

Step 5:

Remove the cheesecloth and secure an airtight lid.

Refrigerate for 2 days before using.

Use until 2 months

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    Question 3 years ago

    How does it taste? I’ve had some fermented homemade ketchup before, and didn’t quite like it, but it was a different recipe. I’d like to know how this recipe tastes.


    5 years ago

    Just saying Worcester sauce contains Anchovies ? So is not a vegan tomato sauce ?


    Reply 5 years ago

    Yes is true but i use the vegan version.. And the taste of this souse is really nice.. Maybe the tomorrow i post the recepie


    Reply 5 years ago

    Thanks I see that you have updated the ingredients to say vegan Worcester sauce well done