Fresh Organic Catsup

Fresh Organic Catsup

Fresh Organic Catsup

  • Prep

    30 m

  • Cook

    25 m

  • Ready In

    55 m

“Use organic ingredients to make this home made ketchup with no sodium. Perfect for the Paleolithic Diet.”


  • 4 pounds tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice


  1. Combine the tomatoes, onion, garlic, apple juice, and cayenne pepper in a soup pot. Bring to a boil. Place the bay leaf, cloves, celery seed and peppercorns into a spice bag or wrap in cheesecloth. Add to the pot and continue to boil, stirring frequently until the mixture has reduced by half.
  2. Remove the spice bag and stir in the lemon juice. Continue to boil for 10 more minutes, then remove from the heat. Pour into a container with a lid and refrigerate until using. Use or freeze within 1 week.

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