Nightshade-Free Ketchup (Paleo, AIP)
Recipe type: Condiment
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  • 2 c carrots, chopped
  • ½ c beets, chopped (or sliced ¼- to no more than ½-inch thick for the Instant Pot method above)
  • Oil for sauteeing the onion
  • ½ c onion, chopped
  • ½ c fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp salt, or to taste
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • pinch of cloves
  1. Cook the carrots and beets in water until very soft. Drain and set aside.
  2. Saute the chopped onion in a small amount of oil until translucent. This usually takes about 7-10 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Place carrots, beets, onion, and all other ingredients in a food processor or high-speed blender and mix until smooth. If you prefer a thinner ketchup, you can add a tablespoon of water at a time until you have your desired consistency.
  4. This recipe makes about 2 cups.
Recipe by Eat Heal Thrive at