Top Secret Recipes Version of Heinz Ketchup

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is close. A good ketchup recipe that is cheaper than store bought, and tastes good. Based on a recipe created by Todd Wilbur

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minute.
  3. Stir often.
  4. Remove from heat and cover til cool.
  5. Keep in a covered container in fridge.


Most Helpful

Great recipe. I used 1/8 c. dark balsamic and the rest white vinegar, DH said it tasted just like the original.

adopt a greyhound May 31, 2011

Wowzers, this is a nice quick recipe. Followed the recipe with a few minor variations due to what was in my pantry. Used a clove of home made roasted garlic paste, and some home made tomato paste. Also used traditional balsamic since I didn't have white on hand and substituted the corn syrup with an equal portion of local honey.

Went nicely with a double smoked cheddar and mozzarella grilled cheese. Yummy, using this recipe again!

Islander902 April 21, 2012

I was making some hot wing sauce today and found that I was out of ketchup. This recipe tastes almost exactly like the store-bought versions. The only only change I made was to substitute the corn syrup for 1/2 raw sugar 1/2 honey. Great recipe! Thanks for sharing.

Scafire-Jen October 06, 2014

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