You’ve found healthy versions of chicken tenders, fries and even onion rings, striking a good balance between your kids’ taste buds and your parental dietary concerns. But when it comes to dips, you’re largely out of luck. Organic, store-bought condiments have sufficed, especially when short on time, but your inner, health-conscious Betty Crocker isn’t satisfied unless the foods your little ones eat are created in your own kitchen and you know exactly what’s in them. Enter this cultured, probiotic-enhanced, belly-pleasing homemade ketchup recipe. Now your kiddos can dip and dunk their finger foods without causing you any worry or guilt.
Yields 8 oz.v
- In medium-sized bowl, combine culture starter in water so starter dissolves fully.
- Whisk in paprika, onion, maple syrup, vinegar and tomato paste. Store out of direct light for 2 days.
- Remove cover, stir then taste. Add salt to taste.
- Store refrigerated.