The Best Ketchup on Earth

Homemade Ketchup with Pigs in a Blanket

Watch the video tutorial (above) so you can easily make this homemade ketchup with your kids! It’s tangy, sweet, and rich. Most important, this recipe is preservative-free and made with natural sweeteners, so you can feel good about putting it on anything as well as serving it to your kids.




  1. In a medium pot, combine all of the ingredients and stir together with a wooden spoon. Bring the mixture to a slow boil, then lower to a simmer and cook, stirring and scraping the bottom of the pot every 10 to 15 minutes, until the sauce reduces by half, about 1 hour; it should thickly coat the back of a spoon.  Remove from the heat and let cool.
  2. In a blender or with an immersion blender, whiz until ketchup is silky smooth.
  3. Store in a lidded glass jar or squeeze bottle in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


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