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Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« on: July 01, 2013, 02:00:13 PM »
Tried making the paleo ketchup from Sebastien Noel's 'The Paleo Recipe Book,' (seen here: http://paleodietlifestyle.com/homemade-paleo-condiments/#s2) and failed miserably.  Does anyone have any other good ketchup recipes?  I love ketchup, it's the only non-paleo thing left in my diet (excluding beer/liquor), so it's essential to me that I find a tasty alternative.  Any other recipe suggestions?

Also, I'm thinking of using tomato paste instead of plum tomatoes, thoughts on that?

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2013, 06:24:01 PM »
Try this one:

Ryan Wilder’s Wicked Easy Paleo Ketchup

About 12oz Tomato Paste (try to find it in BPA-free packaging if possible)
1.5 Cup Water
2 tbsp Vinegar
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp Onion Powder
1/4 tsp All Spice

Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan. Simmer for a few minutes and stir often. Transfer ketchup to a glass container and refrigerate. That’s it.


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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2013, 08:15:15 AM »
Try this one:

Ryan Wilder’s Wicked Easy Paleo Ketchup

About 12oz Tomato Paste (try to find it in BPA-free packaging if possible)
1.5 Cup Water
2 tbsp Vinegar
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp Onion Powder
1/4 tsp All Spice

Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan. Simmer for a few minutes and stir often. Transfer ketchup to a glass container and refrigerate. That’s it.


Hmmm is it tasty?

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2013, 10:53:08 AM »
I have made this one once from Janes Healthy Kitchen and thought it tasted pretty good- http://janeshealthykitchen.com/paleo-ketchup/#.UhOswJxkYhA

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2013, 12:45:15 PM »
So I made Eric's recipe (the simple one).  It's good, but tastes more like marinara sauce than ketchup.  What can I add to make it taste more like your typical Heinz/hunts ketchup?


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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2013, 06:18:29 PM »
You could add a bunch of sugar.  it wouldn't be anywhere near paleo any more, of course.

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2013, 06:16:45 AM »
soooo a lot of honey?

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2013, 01:06:16 PM »
I'd like to try the Heinz version WITHOUT the sugar added - then add in my own sweetener if I thought it was needed, if at all.

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2013, 03:59:56 PM »
As far as I can tell from the Heinz site, all Heinz ketchups have sugar in them.  Most are about 25% sugar by weight.

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2013, 11:15:26 PM »
I saw that too.  If they used corn syrup, would they have to put that on the label, or does the word 'sugar' imply that the sweetness in the sauce is from corn syrup?

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2013, 07:39:32 AM »
I'm using "sugar" as a general term to include corn syrup.  The actual ingredients, from the Heinz web site, are high fructose corn syrup and corn syrup as the third and fourth ingredients.

I think really the bottom line is that ketchup is pretty nonpaleo, and we should adjust our tastes so as not to require that all food be doused in sugar or other sweeteners.

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2013, 12:08:52 AM »
½ cup + 2 tablespoons / 6 oz / 170 gr organic tomato paste
¼ cup / 3 oz / 85 gr raw organic honey (or maple syrup)
⅓ cup / 80 ml water
⅓ cup / 75 ml apple cider vinegar
¾ teaspoon fine grain sea salt
1 garlic clove
½ small onion

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2013, 07:56:06 PM »
Try this version. I already have some feedback that it tastes great.

    6 ounces tomato paste
    ¼ tsp mustard powder
    1 bay leaf
    1 clove garlic
    2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
    ¼ tsp cinnamon
    1 pinch salt
    1 pinch allspice
    ½ cup water (125 mL)
    ⅛ tsp paprika (optional)

I'm not sure of adding Honey but you can partake a certain amount of the ketchup and try mixing some honey and let's see what will be the outcome.

« Last Edit: November 29, 2013, 06:15:12 AM by Eric »

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Re: Paleo Ketchup - HELP
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2015, 08:10:56 PM »
The recipe that I have tried was pretty good.

Paleo Ketchup
1 small can (384 mL/12 oz) of plain, sugar-free tomato sauce
1 small can (6 oz) tomato paste
2 Tsp vinegar (I used apple cider)
3/4 Tsp garlic powder
1/2 Tsp onion powder
a pinch of ground cloves
1/4 Tsp allspice

Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Let cool and transfer to container and then into fridge.

This recipe omits the sugar/artificial sweetener.

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« Last Edit: January 31, 2015, 09:11:28 PM by Warren Dew »