[LEARN NOW] How to make ketchup for a long time without spoiling

Tomato sauce combined with chili sauce is a perfect duo in cuisine that dipping any dish is great. Ketchup can be easily found in many places in the market. However, many housewives are very worried when the ketchup on the market is of unknown origin as well as in the production process using unsafe additives. However, to get a super delicious dipping sauce, you can completely make your own ketchup at home. So do you know how to make ketchup at home to ensure hygiene? The following article of Dried Agricultural Products will explain to you how to make tomato sauce at home to keep it from spoiling for a long time.

1. What is tomato sauce?

Before we go to find out how to make ketchup, let’s find out what ketchup is actually that many women love to use in food so much!


Tomato sauce is a very popular dipping sauce in Vietnamese cuisine. The origin of ketchup comes from China. Early ketchup was not made from tomatoes, but made from anchovies, shallots, oysters, lemons or walnuts. Realizing that the ingredients from seafood make the ketchup fishy, unsightly, high cost, and unattractive, so I changed the ingredients. By the 19th century, the Americans had launched a ketchup product made entirely from tomatoes, vinegar, sugar and refined salt.
Today, ketchup has become a beauty in Vietnamese cuisine. This dish is very popular with young children to use to dip grilled dishes, or fried foods. It is not difficult for us to find ketchup in the market. The price of ketchup is very affordable, only ranging from 15,000 VND – 18,000 VND / bottle. This is probably a spice that you should definitely have in your family kitchen.

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2. Nutritional value in ketchup?

Many people when eating ketchup can only comment that the thick, red sauce from this ripe tomato is very delicious. However, they do not pay much attention to the nutritional value of ketchup. In fact, the nutrition in tomatoes is very rich and rich. Specifically:
  • 28Kcal
  • 0.2g Lipid
  • 0g Saturated Fat
  • 0mg Cholesterol
  • 11mg Sodium
  • 331mg Potassium
  • 7g Carbohydrate
  • 1.5g Fiber
  • 4.3g Sugar
  • 1.3g Protein
  • 7mg Vitamin C
  • 1mg Iron
  • 0.1mg Vitamin B6
  • 16mg Manganese
  • 13mg Calcium
That is the entire nutritional value of ketchup. If you are worried about the ketchup problem on the floating market of unknown origin, not ensuring food hygiene and safety, do not worry too much. We are here to give you a recipe on how to make ketchup so that it doesn’t spoil for a long time.

3. How to make ketchup for a long time without spoiling at home?

3.1 Preparation ingredients

Making ketchup is not difficult at all, the recipe is quite simple, the ingredients are available in the market. With just tomatoes, this dipping sauce is 80% successful. Add a little additive ingredients such as vinegar, garlic, white sugar, onion,… and you have had great success.
Here are the ingredients to make the simplest tomato sauce:
  • 1kg tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 3 natural chili peppers
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt


3.2 Preliminary raw materials (Step 1)

  • Buy tomatoes, use your hands to remove the black stalks on tomatoes
  • Wash tomatoes under clean running water to remove dirt
  • Using a knife, cut the tomatoes into 4 equal parts
  • Peel garlic, wash and drain. Crush garlic
  • Peel the onion, wash the onion under clean running water. Let the onions drain
  • Chop the onion into small pieces
  • Chili peppers you wash under the tap to remove dirt
  • Using a knife, cut the chili in half, filter out the seeds completely


3.3 Cook ingredients until soft (Step 2)

  • Put the pan on the stove, add oil and heat the pan
  • Hot pan, add minced garlic and fry until golden brown and fragrant
  • The pan is hot, put the sliced tomatoes in the pan and cook until cooked through for 25 minutes
  • Next, add sliced onion + seedless chili + rice vinegar and stir well with tomatoes for 10 minutes
  • Tomatoes and all ingredients have been cooked soft. Turn off the stove and pour the ingredients into a bowl and let it cool


3.4 Puree ingredients (Step 3)

  • When the tomato mixture cools down, pour the mixture into a blender
  • Puree the ketchup mixture for 10 minutes
  • Tomato puree, pour the mixture through a sieve to remove residue, get a smooth tomato sauce


3.5 Boil ketchup (Step 4)

  • You pour the finely filtered ketchup mixture into the pan and put the pan on the stove to boil
  • Put in the ketchup pan 1 teaspoon sugar + 1 teaspoon salt
  • Stir all ingredients together for 20 minutes on medium heat until the mixture is thick and thick.
  • Turn off the heat, pour the ketchup into a glass jar and let it cool. Close the lid of the jar and put it in the refrigerator to use it gradually


Note: In the recipe for ketchup, which uses chili peppers, you can adjust the amount of chili just enough to avoid using too much when making it, it will be spicy and your baby will not be able to eat it. Do it with the right amount, do it as far as you can, eat it all, avoid losing the taste of your food for a long time.

See more: How to make Muong Khuong chili sauce at home, any dip is delicious

4. How to make ketchup for babies

4.1 Preparation ingredients

4.2 Preliminary tomato processing (Step 1)

  • When you buy tomatoes, you wash them under clean running water to remove dirt
  • Using a clean towel, dry each tomato
  • Using a knife, cut the top of each tomato into a cross. Make tomatoes one by one
  • Put tapioca flour in a bowl with 100ml of purified water
  • Stir well until the tapioca is dissolved in the water


4.3 Tomato puree (Step 2)

  • You put 500ml of pure water in a pot and bring it to a boil
  • When the water is boiling, drop each tomato in turn and boil it for 45 minutes
  • Using chopsticks, take the tomatoes out on a plate and let the tomatoes cool
  • Wear plastic gloves, completely peel off the outer skin of the tomato
  • Put the peeled tomatoes in the blender and proceed to puree the tomatoes
  • Pour the tomato mixture through a sieve, filter out the residue, get a smooth tomato mixture


4.4 Cook the ketchup (Step 3)

  • Pour the finely filtered tomato mixture into the pan and place the pan on the stove
  • Put in a ketchup pan including 70g of white sugar + 25ml of rice vinegar + 30g of fine salt + a mixture of diluted tapioca starch
  • Stir by hand until all ingredients and ketchup are mixed together


Note: During the cooking process of ketchup, you need to stir well with your hands over medium heat to thicken the ketchup and thicken. The process of cooking ketchup, you should cook for about 25 – 30 minutes.
  • After the ketchup thickens and thickens, turn off the stove
  • Pour the eggplant into a glass jar with a lid
  • Let the ketchup cool and then put it in the refrigerator to preserve and use it gradually

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5. How many calories in ketchup? Are you afraid of gaining weight if you eat a lot?

How to make tomato sauce has been listed in detail and meticulously above. Ketchup can be used directly, or added as an additive to stews, stews, and sauces. But have you ever wondered how many calories are in ketchup?
According to a study from the National Institute of Nutrition,
  • In 100g of ketchup provides 28.7 calories for the body


Looking at this, we can see that the calories in ketchup are relatively low. With this amount of calories, many housewives are very worried, “Are you afraid of gaining weight if you eat a lot of ketchup?”. The answer is “No. Eating a lot of ketchup is not afraid of gaining weight”. With each age of the child, the amount of calories consumed is different. Specifically:
  • For children 2 – 3 years old, need at least 1000 calories per day
  • Children 4 – 8 years old, need at least 1600 – 1800 calories per day
  • Adult children need at least 2000 calories per day
Meanwhile, the calories from ketchup are only 28.7 calories. With such a low number, the addition of ketchup to the baby’s diet menu will help the dish look more beautiful and taste better. In addition, ketchup is just a dipping sauce, so they don’t have a big effect on weight.
Although it does not affect the weight. You should also give your baby ketchup in moderation. Excessive use will cause heartburn and acid reflux.

See more: Summary of nutritious soups for children of each age

6. Conclude

Above is the entire article detailing how to make ketchup so that it doesn’t spoil for a long time at home that Dried Agricultural Products has shared with housewives. The disadvantage of making ketchup at home can be clearly seen that it is a bit fussy, a bit tedious and takes a little bit of time. But in return, its downside is that it will bring you a quality, clean dipping sauce and most importantly, ensure absolute food hygiene and safety. Hopefully, with this detailed tomato sauce recipe, you will be able to create many super delicious dishes for your baby and all members of your family. Wish you always success!!!
Thank you for taking the time to read our article!!!
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