Homemade Tomato Ketchup

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 4hrs
YIELD: 2 Pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the first 4 ingredients in a saucepan.
  • Cover and bring to boil.
  • Remove from heat and let stand.
  • Wash, core, and quarter tomatoes.
  • Drain in a colander, discarding liquid.
  • Place tomatoes in a large pot.
  • Add onion and cayenne.
  • Bring to boiling.
  • Cook for 15 minutes, stirring often.
  • Put mixture through a food mill; discard seeds and skins.
  • Add sugar to the tomato juice.
  • Bring to boil and simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until reduced by half (measure depth with a ruler from start to finish).
  • Strain vinegar mixture into tomatoes, discarding spices.
  • Add salt.
  • Simmer for about 30 minutes or until it reaches desired consistency, stirring often.
  • Water Bath Canning-------------.
  • Prepare ketchup as above.
  • Pour hot ketchup into hot, clean pint jars, leaving a 1/2 inch head space.
  • Wipe jar rims clean.
  • Adjust lids.
  • Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes (start timing when water boils).
Advertisement