Homemade Ketchup

Linda Kauppinen


Very good recipe for a table mainstay!! Tasty too!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 6 pints


  • 4 gal
    ripe tomatoes
  • 2 large
  • 5 stalk(s)
  • 2
    green sweet peppers
  • 3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp
    cloves, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp

How to Make Homemade Ketchup


  1. Cook tomatoes, onions, celery and peppers together until soft and mushy
  2. Force through food press or strainer.
  3. Place strained mixture in soup kettle and add remaining ingredients.
    Boil 10 minutes.
    Pour into hot, sterilized jars and seal.

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About Homemade Ketchup

Course/Dish: Other Sauces Dressings
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #ketchup #condiments

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