Ketchup: Best Tomato Catsup

posted by RisaG 06-21-102 5:14 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Best Tomato Catsup
Recipe By : Balderon's Low Carb Recipes
Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Condiments Low Carb
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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3/4 tsp whole cloves
3/4 tsp. broken stick cinnamon
1/2 tsp. celery seen
1/2 cup vinegar

4 pounds ripe tomatoes (about 24 plum tomatoes)
1/2 tbsp onion -- chopped
1/4 tsp red pepper
1/4 cup sugar substitute
2 tsp salt

Measure spices and add to vinegar in a small saucepan. Cover, heat to a boil. Remove from heat and permit to steep while tomato mixture is prepared.

Wash tomatoes, place in large pan. Add red pepper. Heat to a boil, cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add AS. Cook 45-60 minutes until mixture is half volume.

Strain spiced vinegar mixture into tomato mixture; discard spices. Add salt. Simmer 30 minutes, stirring often, or until the consistency you desire is attained. Whiz in blender a few seconds. Fill hot, sterilized jars; seal at once. Makes 1-1.5 pints.

Adapted from old BH&G Cookbook

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