August 30, 2016
Ketchup is an essential, but store-bought versions are syrupy sweet. This quick and tasty recipe has beautiful tomato flavor without any added sugar. You also get a boost of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant.
Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Yields: about 2 cups
1Combine all the ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat.
2Bring to a simmer, then immediately reduce the heat to medium-low.
3Cover the pan and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes.
4Let the ketchup cool completely before refrigerating. Store, covered, for up to 3 weeks.
This recipe was originally part of the Mexican Fiesta menu, with Roasted Jalapeño Guacamole with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Mexican Chicken Tortilla Soup, Cilantro Turkey Burgers with Chipotle Ketchup, and JJ's Tequila Treat. Check out the Mexican Fiesta Menu and Guide for links to all the recipes, plus more handy tips and activities for a wonderful party full of south-of-the-border style!
Originally published in The Virgin Diet Cookbook, Grand Central Life & Style, 2014
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