homemade ketchup

homemade ketchup recipe

I’m in LOVE!!! I’ve been craving sweet potato fries all day, and nothing goes better with fries than ketchup! So, I was very disappointed when I opened up the fridge and saw that the bottle was empty 🙁 After a brief moment of slight hysterics, I decided to make my own. It took only minutes and the taste was amazing! I will NEVER again by store bought ketchup! Plus… less sugar, less sodium, less preservatives, more taste!

1 (6 0z) can tomato paste
1/2 – 3/4 cup water
2 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
2 tbsp agave nectar
1 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp garlic powder
3/4 tsp salt

Combine ingredients in bowl and mix well. Refrigerate in covered bowl or old ketchup bottle.


  • foods for the soul Posted January 15, 2013 9:59 pm

    Really, it’s that easy?? My guy finishes off the HUGE bottles of Heinz in the blink of an eye, but I never thought to make some for him instead… And sweet potato fries are the best!

    • Veggie Girl Posted January 23, 2013 3:07 pm

      It’s that easy! Now you can easily whip up more for a lot less… just use a funnel to refill the old bottle!

      • foods for the soul Posted January 23, 2013 3:10 pm

        Smart! I need to buy a funnel; I’ve been meaning to for ages…

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