Homemade Ketchup

Homemade Ketchup

Homemade Ketchup adapted for the Philippines

Below you can find a basic recipe for a homemade ketchup. There are many versions of this recipe, but you can always start with this basic recipe and adjust the taste according to your own preference.


1 x 6 oz (170 gram) tomato paste

1/2 tbsp. raw honey or maple syrup

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1/4 tsp. salt 

1/8 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. onion powder

1/2 tsp. black pepper

About 1/2 cup water

Optional: a pinch of cayenne pepper, a pinch of ground clove, ¼ tsp. cinnamon powder.


Combine all the ingredients except of the water in a mixing bowl and whisk together. Add the water until you reach your desired consistency. Taste to adjust salt, honey or pepper. Store in an airtight container in the fridge and allow several hours for the flavors to develop.

The ketchup should last for 2-3 weeks in the fridge.

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