About this recipe:I always make tomato ketchup myself, because then I know what's in it - and I also think it tastes miles better as a result. A great recipe when tomatoes are cheap and you don't know what to do with the tomatoes. It's great for seasoning meat sauces and even goes well on pizzas.
1kg ripe tomatoes
2 red peppers
2 green peppers
1 bay leaf
1 sprig lovage
2 teaspoons sweet paprika
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:1hr20min › Extra time:1hr40min › Ready in:3hr20min
Cut the tomatoes into pieces, stew until soft and press through a sieve. Liquidise the peppers, onions and spices in a blender.
Cook the tomato pulp and vegetable mixture in a saucepan over a moderate heat, bring to the boil and simmer for at least an hour. Mix the cornflour with water and stir into the tomato mixture. Bring to the boil again.
Pour the hot mixture into a sterile jar and store in the fridge.