Catsup Aka Ketchup

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by Dib's

I'm posting this recipe as a request from Jeff Hixson-it's very nice and is much, much better than the store stuff!

Top Review by farmchick #2

Really good. Did add 1/2 cup sugar more, and 1/2 T. salt more. Husbands request:)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a LARGE pot cook tomatoes, onions, peppers and garlic for 30-40 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Puree vegetables in a food processor or run through a food mill.
  3. Return to pot.
  4. Tie the seasonings together in a cheesecloth bag and add to the tomato mixture.
  5. Simmer mixture until reduced by about half, or to desired thickness-remember to STIR FREQUENTLY and watch the heat-this can scorch easily depending on your pot.
  6. Remove spice bag when desired thickness is reached, and discard.
  7. Spoon into clean, sterile hot jars leaving 1/4 inch head space.
  8. Seal and process for 10 minutes at altitudes up to 1000 feet.
  9. Any higher please consult canning chart or email me.

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