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In-a-Pinch Ketchup

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars
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"I made this one night when I ran out of ketchup and was making a meatloaf. I kept adding and writing it down, and Voila! I had a homemade ketchup with simple ingredients and went well with just about anything."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 41
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 1/2 cups)

Directions

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  1. Mix together the tomato paste, white vinegar, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, allspice, salt, molasses, corn syrup, and water in a saucepan over low heat; simmer gently until you get the consistency of ketchup, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Taste and adjust salt if necessary before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 41 calories; 0.1 10.3 0.7 0 308 Full nutrition

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Below is my original review, but I want to add that with a bit of experimentation (my goal was not to use this in a pinch, but to eliminate the need for store bought) I have decided that it is m...

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This doesn't seem like it is in a pinch. It has quite a few ingredients to measure and, it has to simmer for about 1 hour! And, I have never tasted ketchup this SPICY before. Unless, this is wha...

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Below is my original review, but I want to add that with a bit of experimentation (my goal was not to use this in a pinch, but to eliminate the need for store bought) I have decided that it is m...

I've been developing a BBQ sauce that meets all my needs and I finally nailed the formula, which starts with a ketchup base. But I think store bought ketchup is disgusting and wanted something h...

This ketchup tastes a lot like the Whataburger ketchup... which is my favorite. It is sweet and tangy and has a brighter flavor than those on the store shelves. Because I didn't have tomato pa...

After making burgers I realized I lacked the ketchup, and really didn't want to run down to the store to get a can. So, although my family was skeptical, I went to AR to find a recipe. Let me ...

Pretty good, but will be better with some adjustments next time. Didn't use corn syrup & very glad I didn't. It's too sweet as it is. I'll cut down the brown sugar next time. But, will probably ...

Fantastic! I was making fish and chips, but I can't stand mayo/tartar/malt vinegar, etc. I'm a ketchup girl. No ketchup in the house, so I figured I'd try to create my own using this recipe. ...

I like this recipe a lot better then store bought ketchup..store bought has too strong of a vinegar taste for me...and this was perfect..I did not have molasess so I left that out. I also use ho...

I subbed the corn syrup w/ honey, as that's what I was trying to avoid, and I don't have any allspice. But the rest of the recipe I followed as is, and it was good! Definitely cheaper and bett...

Exactly what I needed to make a base for my homemade low-sugar BBQ sauce for Cajun Meatballs. I was trying to wrap my head around how I could use a sugar substitute in place of the brown sugar a...