Tomato Ketchup

PennyBy Penny    

August 27, 2015


6lb tomatoes sliced

6 oz sugar

1/2pt of pickling vinegar

1 tblspns tarragon vinegar

Pinch of cayenne

1-1.5 tspns smoked paprika

1tspn salt

2 tblspns (approx)tomato paste if needed to thicken


1Put the sliced tomatoes in a large pan and cook until they become pulpy and soft

2Strain to remove pips

3Put back into pan and add all other ingredients except the paste

4Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened

5If it's taking a while you can add some paste to help it thicken

6Pour into sterilised bottles

7Heat the bottles in a rolling boil water bath for 30 minutes to seal

8Will keep for about 6 months unopened . Once opened store in fridge and use within 1 month - 6 weeks