Ketchup hecho en casa (Homemade Ketchup)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika or pimentón de la Vera
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/3 cup distilled white vinegar
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 cups tomato sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
In saucepan, heat oil.
Add onion and garlic.
Cook over moderately low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 7 minutes.
Add brown sugar, paprika, allspice and cloves.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar melts.
Add vinegar and tomato paste.
Cook over moderate heat until thick, about 3 minutes.
Stir in tomato sauce and simmer over moderate heat, stirring occasionally,
until very thick, 15 to 20 minutes.
Transfer ketchup to blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Puerto Rican Recipes