24Bite Recipe: Mild Homemade Ketchup with Jalapeño Recipe by Christian Guzman
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Homemade Mild Jalapeño Ketchup Recipe

Homemade ketchup is pretty incredible. You'll never want to go back to store bought ketchup. Add a little (or a lot!) of jalapeño to suit your taste.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Ketchup, Jalapeño, Tomato
Servings: 48 tablespoons
Calories: 15kcal
Author: Christian Guzman



  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 Jalapeño seeded and chopped
  • 6 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 28 ounce can Whole Tomatoes in Juice
  • 3 ounces Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Ancho Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar


  • Chop onion and jalapeño. Mince garlic.
  • In large saucepan, on medium heat, saute onion, jalapeño and garlic in olive oil until fragrant, about 8 or 9 minutes.
  • Using fork, break apart tomatoes in the can.
  • Add tomatoes, paste, spices, sugar and vinegar to the onion mixture in the saucepan. Stir well. Continue to heat until sugar is dissolved, about 10 or 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and cool for 15 or 20 minutes.
  • Using electric blender, blend one cup of mixture at a time until completely smooth.
  • Return to same saucepan and cook on low heat until thickened, stirring occasionally to ensure it doesn't stick to the bottom. About 45 minutes.
  • Makes 3 cups. Allow to cool before storing in the refrigerator.