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Sugar Free Ketchup

Updated: May 6, 2020

sugar free ketchup

Ketchup is one of sugars favourite hiding places with most shop bought bottles contain as much as 25% sugar per bottle.

So that means that a quarter of your ketchup is sugar.

To put that in to perspective, just three tablespoons of ketchup contains the same amount of sugar as you would find in a Krispy Kreme donut.

BUT here is a recipe for a delicious tangy tomato sauce that will satisfy adults and kids alike.

Plus you can make even spicier by adding chilli's!


2 Tbsp Olive Oil

1/2 onion

2 tbsp tomato puree

50ml passata

1/2 red apple

pinch of sea salt

1 garlic clove

1small chopped red chill (optional)

1/2tsp cayenne pepper

1/2tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp cinnamon

2 cloves

3 tbsp white wine vinegar


Heat the oil in a pan adding the onion, apple and chilli.

Gently sweat for a good 10 minutes.

Add the crushed garlic and salt and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 15 minutes.

Blitz with a hand held whizzer/ pour in to a blender and whizz.

Strain through a sieve and decant in to air tight containers, preferable glass bottles and store in the fridge.

If you would like to quit sugar and regain control of your food choices you can transform your life with my 21 Day Sugar Detox Program.

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