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Homemade Ketchup (Catsup) Recipe

Homemade Ketchup

How to Make Homemade Ketchup

hands-on time:15 minutes

• can opener
• large bowl
• measuring spoons
• whisk

start-to-eat time:15 minutes

kids kitchen skills:
• measuring
• whisking
• opening cans

note Grown-up steps and notes

Ever wonder what's in ketchup? Make it from scratch and find out! This all-natural recipe can be mixed up in a flash.


• 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
• 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
• 3 tablespoons honey
• 1 teaspoon garlic or onion powder (or 1/2 teaspoon of each)
• 1/2 teaspoon salt


1. note A grown-up can help open the cans of tomato sauce and paste. Pour them into a large bowl.
2. Add the honey, onion or garlic powder, and salt. Whisk it all together until smooth.
3. Serve it right away or store it in the refrigertor in a sealed jar for up to 1 week.

Makes 2 Cups