alcohol-free gluten-free lactose-free vegan vegetarian
As it always is, there are things that have always been bought in the supermarket. This is usually the case with ketchup. It comes in handy big bottles that give you a large supply right away. And it actually tastes quite good. But do you know that this industrial product contains many unhealthy additives and lots of sugar? And do you know that you can make your own healthy ketchup quickly and easily? Check out this recipe - from now on you will only make the spicy sauce yourself!

Ingredients for

For the ketchup

50 g onion
0.5 garlic
2 Tablespoon(s) oil
1 Pinch(es) cinnamon
1 Pinch(es) allspice
1 Pinch(es) anis
1 Tablespoon(s) tomato paste
2 Tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar, light
2 Tablespoon(s) agave syrup
300 ml apple juice
400 g tinned tomatoes
2 Tablespoon(s) starch (+ some water for dissolving)


  • Total time: 1 h

Prepare the ketchup

Reduce the apple juice by about half. At the same time, finely dice the onions and garlic and sauté until translucent. Add the spices and tomato purée and sauté briefly.
Deglaze the onions, garlic and spices with the reduced apple juice, add the balsamic vinegar and honey and bring everything to the boil. When the mixture boils, add the canned tomatoes. Let everything simmer for a few minutes.
Puree the mixture and pass it through a sieve. Bring to the boil again and gradually thicken with starch (you may not need all of it) until the desired consistency is reached. Allow the ketchup to cool and shake or blend again before use if necessary.