Diabetic Recipes: Healthier Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Sugar can hide in some surprising places, such as ketchup. Did you know the average ketchup bottle has 4 grams of sugar per tablespoon? That’s more than an average Chips Ahoy cookie. In fact, the first ingredients listed on a bottle of regular Heinz ketchup are: tomato concentrate from red ripe tomatoes, distilled vinegar, high-fructose corn syrup, corn syrup…

Forget the big brand names and make your homemade ketchup to enjoy this summer! Recipe courtesy of http://www.sugarfreemom.com/recipes/healthier-homemade-tomato-ketchup/

For more interesting information about ketchup read this article:

Yield: 30 ounces
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1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic minced
1 cup chopped onion or 1 tbsp. dried minced onion
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon salt
28 ounces can tomato puree
12 ounces can tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon oregano


1. Heat oil and saute garlic until fragrant.
2. Add onion and cook until softened.
3. Pour in vinegars, honey and salt.
4. Bring to a boil.
5. Add tomato puree and paste.
6. Bring to a boil.
7. Add in cloves and oregano.
8. Cook until reduced and sauce thickens about 15-20 minutes.
9. Pour into blender and blend until smooth.
Refrigerate. Makes 30 ounces.

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    Bethany Bird
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