Homemade Tomato Ketchup



Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 2022)



Total Time

1hrs 10mins



A thick and flavourful homemade tomato ketchup loaded with natural vegetables and spices. This condiment is way better than the store-bought stuff!


  • Tinned tomatoes icon
    Tinned tomatoes1 kg
  • Water icon
    Water350 g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil30 g
  • Onion icon
  • Fennel bulb icon
    Fennel bulb½chopped
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk2chopped
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger30 gsliced
  • Garlic icon
    Garlic15 gminced
  • Fennel seeds icon
    Fennel seeds1 teaspoon
  • Coriander seeds icon
    Coriander seeds7 g
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin1 teaspoon
  • Chilli flakes icon
    Chilli flakes¾ teaspoon
  • Cloves icon
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepperas needed
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar120 g
  • White vinegar icon
    White vinegar200 g

  • 1. Add tinned tomatoes and water to a clean medium bowl
  • 2. Add olive oil, onion, fennel bulb, celery stalk, ginger, garlic, fennel seeds, coriander seeds, ground cumin, chilli flakes and cloves to a clean large saucepan
  • 3. Season with salt & pepper
  • 4. Sauté - 15 min, low heat
  • 5. Transfer tomatoes to sauce
  • 6. Simmer until thick - approx 20 min
  • 7. Add brown sugar and white vinegar to the sauce
  • 8. Blend with stick blender until smooth
  • 9. Simmer until thick while stirring occasionally - approx 15 min
  • 10. Transfer sauce to 2 jars

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