Versatile Homemade Ketchup

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Andy Anderson !

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@ThePretentiousChef

Okay, this may seem like a lot of time to spend on making ketchup; however, the time spent is well worth the flavor you get on the other side. Plus, since you’re making it from scratch, you can vary the ingredients to suit the occasion. But more on that later.

HINT: This makes an excellent gift during the holidays.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Serves:
Bunches
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/4 small
    yellow onion, finely chopped, about 2.5 tablespoons
  • 1 clove
    garlic, finely minced, about 1 teaspoon
  • 20 oz
    tomato puree, canned or fresh
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce, canned or fresh
  • 1/2 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    fresh clover honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt, kosher variety
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    mustard powder

How to Make Versatile Homemade Ketchup

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your ingredients.
  3. VARIATIONS
    This ketchup can be used in a variety of ways, let’s explore some.
  4. ALL-PURPOSE: Make exactly as directed, and use it on just about anything that you would use regular ketchup. Excellent on french fries, and veggies.
  5. FISH: Increase the apple cider vinegar to 3/4 cup, and add about a tablespoon of finely chopped dill.
  6. SEAFOOD: Make as you would for fish; however, add about a tablespoon of horseradish sauce.
  7. Add the olive oil to a pan over medium heat, and then add the diced onions.
  8. Sauté until the onions are beginning to soften, and slightly brown, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  9. Add the garlic, and continue to sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  10. Add the remainder of the ingredients to the saucepan.
  11. Stir and combine until, the mixture begins to simmer.
  12. Add to the bowl of your slow cooker.
  13. Cook on low for six hours.
  14. PLATE/PRESENT
  15. Chef’s Note: For a smoother ketchup, remove from the slow cooker after six hours, and blend in a food processor, or blender until the mixture is nice and smooth.
  16. Store in tightly covered jars in the refrigerator, until ready to use. Enjoy.
  17. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
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About Versatile Homemade Ketchup

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American



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