Sweet and Sour Ketchup Sweet and Sour Ketchup

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This all-around delicious ketchup is a perfect balance of sweet and sour. Use it with meat loaves, as a dipper for baked chicken pieces or as a topper for burgers.

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes



In small saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring occasionally, until tender and light golden, about 5 minutes. Stir in strained tomatoes, chipotle pepper, tomato paste, vinegar, sugar and salt; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool slightly. Using immersion blender, puree until smooth.

Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 1 week.

Makes 2/3 cup.

Nutritional facts per 1 tbsp: about

  • Sodium 41 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Calories 21.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Potassium 71 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g


  • Iron 3.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
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Sweet and Sour Ketchup