Ketchup is one of the simplest condiments to make at home and takes just a few minutes time. You can easily replicate that famous brand, here’s how:
Catsup or Ketchup? You might be wondering what’s the difference, the answer of course is Location, Location, Location. Most parts of the world refer to this condiment as ketchup, but if you’re from Latin America or Mexico, you’ll likely know it as Catsup.
Having this simple copycat recipe on hand will save you a trip to the store and makes a full 12 oz bottle!
1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
1/2 cup light corn syrup or Homemade Cane Syrup
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 tsp cloves (*Optional)
Combine all of the ingredients into a saucepan over medium heat, stirring or whisking until smooth and fully incorporated. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat and allow it to simmer, uncovered for 18-20 minutes, stirring often to prevent scorching.
Remove pan from heat and cover until completely cool. Transfer to a jar or other covered container and store in the fridge. Shake well before using.
Makes 1 1/2 cups.