How to make thick homemade ketchup without vinegar

Tetiana KoziukFood
Homemade ketchup. Source: depositphotos.com

Homemade ketchup is very easy to make at home and will be no worse than store-bought. For a bright flavor, it can be supplemented with apples and peppers, as well as spicy spices.

Food blogger Halyna Duma (reeixit) shared a recipe for homemade ketchup without vinegar on her Instagram page.

Recipe for ketchup without vinegar


  • tomatoes - 3 kg
  • sour apples - 0.5 kg
  • plums - 0.5 kg
  • onions - 0.5 kg
  • bell pepper - 2-3 pieces
  • garlic - 3 cloves
  • beets - 1 pc


  • cinnamon - 0.5 tsp.
  • cloves - 3-4 pcs
  • coriander - 1 tsp.
  • granulated garlic - 2 tsp.
  • pepper - 0.5 tsp.
  • salt - 3 tsp
  • sugar - 150 g
  • lemon juice - 2 tbsp. l.

For density:

  • cold water - 100 ml
  • starch - 2 tbsp. l.

Method of preparation:

1. First, peel the apples and remove the core. Remove pits from plums. Cut the fruit and all vegetables into small medium-sized pieces.

2. Blend the prepared ingredients in a blender or grind through a meat grinder, add lemon juice to the mixture and cook for 1 hour, stirring constantly.

Tomato, apple and pepper ketchup

3. Add all the necessary spices to the total mass. Cook for another 1 hour.

4. After that, rub the ketchup through a sieve.


5. Mix water and starch separately and add the resulting mass to the ketchup. Put everything back on fire and cook until thick, stirring constantly.

Ketchup just like in the store

6. Pour the hot ketchup into sterile jars and close the lids. Store the sauce in the refrigerator or the apartment. It's ready!

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