Homemade Ketchup Recipe
Both store-bought and homemade ketchup contain lycopene, an antioxidant associated with decreased risk of chronic diseases. We found this rendition well worth making because it captures the vibrant flavor of summer tomatoes and has about half the sodium of commercial ketchup. Serve with hamburgers, oven-baked fries, or with meat loaf.
1. Gather Spices
2. Tie Cheesecloth
3. Simmer Ingredients in a Dutch Oven
4. Remove Cheesecloth
5. Blend Half the Mixture
6. Strain Mixture
7. Add Sugar and Salt
Yield: 1 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon).
CALORIES: 23; FAT: 0.2g; PROTEIN: 0.9g; CARB: 5g; FIBER: 1.2g; CHOL: 0mg; IRON: 0.3mg; SODIUM 79mg; CALC: 11mg