Homemade sugar-free ketchup

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This is a deliciously healthy homemade sugar-free ketchup recipe.

  • Ketchup is one of the most popular condiments in America.
  • It is known for its tangy, tart taste, and adds great flavor to potatoes. Kids love it, and adults never outgrow it.
  • Unfortunately, most store-bought ketchup products are filled with excess sodium and high-fructose corn syrup.
  • High sodium diets are often linked to high blood pressure. A Princeton study found that high-fructose corn syrup might contribute to obesity.
  • Try making your own and you control the ingredients.
  • This recipe is organic and free from refined sugar.
  • Homemade sugar-free ketchup recipe:
  • Ingredients:
  • 10 tomatoes pureed*
  • 1/4 cup raw honey (or coconut nectar)
  • 1/2 cup organic white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup filtered water
  • 3/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • Directions:
  • Put all the ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat; whisk until smooth.
  • Reduce heat to low after it starts boiling and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring often.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Let cool.
  • Keep refrigerated with a tight lid container.
  • NOTE: We recommend you make your own tomato paste/puree and keep refrigerated.
  • Pureed tomatoes*:
  • Rinse tomatoes and put in boiling water for 3 minutes until skin comes off.
  • Peel tomatoes and puree in a blender
  • Add a dash of Himalayan pink salt
  • We recommend: Celtic sea salt or Himalayan pink salt. (No table salt please).
  • For the health benefits of Himalayan pink salt.
  • For the health benefits of garlic.
  • REFERENCES:
  • 1. “Consumption of High-fructose Corn Syrup in Beverages May Play a Role in the Epidemic of Obesity.”AJCN.Nutrition.org. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Apr. 2004. Web. 25 Aug. 2013.

Courtesy: Stepintomygreenworld

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