Speedy Two-Minute Ketchup

Total: 15 minutes
Yield: 1 ¼ cups

Whip up homemade ketchup and forget the high fructose corn syrup or other unnecessary ingredients.



  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the tomato paste, water, apple cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, onion powder, garlic powder, sea salt (optional), and allspice (if using) until combined. Transfer to an airtight jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Ashley Melillo is a school psychologist and the writer, photographer, and recipe-creator behind Blissful Basil, a blog dedicated to unearthing the happiest side of life through wholesome, plant-based foods. With roots in both psychology and plant-based nutrition, Ashley is fascinated with the way that diet and lifestyle choices affect physical, cognitive, and emotional wellness. She holds a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, and her recipes have been featured in Women’s Health, Redbook, The Huffington Post, and Shape, among others.
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