In-a-Pinch Ketchup

Whether you find yourself without or just want to make your own, this ketchup recipe will fill the need, using some basic ingredients you're likely to have on hand.


1 1/2 cups (12 servings)


1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
2 tablespoons white vinegar
5 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon molasses
1 tablespoon corn syrup
1 1/4 cups water


Mix together the tomato paste, white vinegar, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, allspice, salt, molasses, corn syrup, and water in a saucepan over low heat; simmer gently until you get the consistency of ketchup, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Taste and adjust salt if necessary before serving.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 41; Total Fat: 0.1 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 308 mg; Total Carbs: 10.3 g (Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g); Protein: 0.7 g

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