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Homemade Ketchup

This Homemade Ketchup is made with five pantry staples and no sugar! A simple recipe from scratch, done in under 10 minutes!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade ketchup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 52 kcal
Author Anna


  • 6 oz tomato paste one can
  • cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together tomato paste, vinegar, honey and water.
  2. Add seasoning and stir in.
  3. Cook over medium heat until you start seeing bubbles on the surface. The mixture will be thick.
  4. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring often. Do not walk away or it may burn.
  5. Remove from heat, stir a few times and let the ketchup cool completely.
  6. Place it in a jar with lid and serve or chill in the fridge.

Recipe Notes

  • I estimate one serving to be 2 tablespoons.
  • This homemade version can last up to 3 weeks in the fridge.
  • Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Ketchup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 52 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 315mg14%
Potassium 231mg7%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 325IU7%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.