This Easy Blender Ketchup is Made with No Sugar Added! It's quick and easy, gluten free and low carb!
Do you love ketchup? Do your kids love ketchup? You can stop buying it from now on and make a healthier, better for you, version at home, EASILY!!
This recipe makes a lot so you won't need to make it often. My younger two children who are quite picky have given it a stamp of approval! I love that it has no high fructose corn syrup!
It's just the right texture and as smooth and luscious as what the kiddies are used to. You can use honey if you prefer it over my sugar free sweetener of choice. I'd say ½ a cup if you think the family needs it as sweet as store bought ketchup. With the amount I used my kids liked it this way just fine, but it's definitely not as sweet as bottled ketchup.
I think once you taste it, you'll never go back to buying any store bought ketchup again!
Notes on Sweetener:
- You could substitute maple syrup for honey.
- UPDATE: I've made this in the blender without cooking anything on the stove but I eliminated the fresh onion and used some dried minced instead. Using the blender and you can make this faster anytime you want. You can certainly still make it on the stove and I do think it provides a better mingling of flavors but in the blender is great for when you run out and have no time!
This recipe was originally posted in May of 2013. I felt that it needed to come out of the archives with new photos and video because it is such a great recipe and deserves to be featured!
I bought this cute Ketchup bottle to put mine in and also used some Mason Jars to store the rest in the fridge.
Healthier Homemade Tomato Ketchup
- 28 ounce tomato puree
- 6 ounce tomato paste
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- ¼ cup red wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp. dried minced onion
- ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
- ½ teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup Swerve granular sweetener
- Add all ingredients to a blender and pulse until desired consistency.
- Taste and adjust spices and sweetener if needed.
- Store in airtight containers in the fridge.
For Stove Top cooking:
- Heat oil and saute garlic until fragrant.
- Add 1 cup chopped onion and cook until softened.
- Pour in vinegars, sweetener of choice and salt.
- Bring to a boil.
- Add tomato puree and paste.
- Bring to a boil.
- Add in cloves and oregano.
- Cook until reduced and sauce thickens about 15-20 minutes.
- Pour into blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour into Ketchup Bottle or Mason Jars.
- Refrigerate. Makes 30 ounces if cooking on stove top. If not cooking and doing blender method, it's 38 ounces. Nutrition Info is for 38 ounces.
when substituting in the honey is it in equal measure? As in 1/4 cup sweetener= 1/4 cup honey?
Wow, thanks for the nice review.
Is the sodium level in the nutritional info due to not using no salt added canned tomatoes? I would prefer less sodium.
right, i did not use no salt added tomatoes
Oops, sorry, answered my own question, I just read the "Update"; so the dried onion is for the blending method and the fresh is for the cooking method...
Hi, just about to try making this! Please clarify; Ingredients say 1Tbsp dried minced onion, but it's not mentioned in Method, and Method says 1 Cup copped onion but it's not mentioned in Ingredients. I guess both are required? Many thanks.
if this turns out well i'll be very happy. it will surely beat the heck out of paying $5 for a store bought bottle of sugar free ketchup!!
Hey I guess I don’t want sugar is it okay ? Thanks
Hi, would love to try your recipe but being from the UK I'm not sure about the tomato content here and wondered if you could clarify for me. We have tinned tomatoes, passata which is finely blended tinned tomatoes and tomato purée which is the concentrated paste that comes in very small tins and tubes. Which do I need for your recipe? Many thanks, can't wait to make it
I think the first tinned tomato sounds comparable to what I have as puree. If it looks too loose in consistency maybe add some of the concentrated paste to help thicken it.
is that nutrition chart right, because it says one serving 1g, that would means for 1 oz. you would get 69 net carbs.
I just switched out my recipe plug in. The nutrition facts are accurate, although it should say 1gram it should be 1 tbsp. I am currently working/checking all the nutrition for accuracy, thanks for letting me know!
I do not like Maple Flavoring I assume I can leave that out? Also when you say cloves, what kind of cloves and how much?
I would like it to last 3 months so I will have to figure something out. I am only needing this to make your sugar free BBQ sugar free chicken in crockpot, So maybe a way to add the Ketchup ingredients in with the chicken??????
You can leave out the maple extract. Dried cloves. You can freeze the ketchup for the amount needed for the BBQ sauce, thaw when you're ready to make it.
I don't see honey in the ingredients, only in the directions. Is it instead of sweetener?
I will fix the directions. I have used both and either works.
Hi sorry to tag in someone else's convo, I looked everywhere (prob being blind) for a way to leave a comment. I'm a ketchup manufacturer and have been working with Stevia, I'm really passionate about offering healthy alternatives in the market place. Not going to plug my company but just wanted to say well done x
This recipe is great! I just made some and it's very delicious.
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This looks so delicious in the jars in your photos. I was looking for a healthier version than store bought. My kids go through so much ketchup! I'm going to try it. Thanks for sharing.
Hi there - this recipe looks great! Just wondering how long this keeps for in the fridge?
At least 2 weeks if it lasts that long lol!
Can you freeze this in small containers? There are just 2 of us & we would not use it all in 2 weeks.