Tomato and Fruit Ketchup

Tomato and Fruit Ketchup
  • 15 servings
  • 0:45 Preparation
  • 1:30 Cooking
  • 2:15 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 36

    ripe medium size tomatoes

  • 10

    peaches

  • 12

    red apples (Empire, Spartan, Cortland), peeled and diced to 1/2 in. (1 cm)

  • 10

    pears (Bartlett, Bosc), peeled and diced to 1/2 in. (1 cm)

  • 4

    large onions, minced

  • 1

    celery, minced

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    coarse salt

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    pickling spices

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    white vinegar

  • 3 cups
    (750 mL)

    sugar

Preparation

Blanch tomatoes and peaches in a pot filled with boiling water. Rinse them under cold running water and peel. Dice to 1/2 in. (1 cm).

In a thick bottom pot, place tomatoes, peaches, apples, pears, onions and celery. Wrap spices in cheese cloth and add to tomatoes along with vinegar and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer 1 hour.

Add sugar and continue cooking 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often with a wooden spoon.

Remove spices and pour into sterilized preserve jars.

Source: Metro