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Beet Ketchup

A creative and healthy alternative to commercial ketchup, which is usually made with high-fructose corn syrup. Try to make this the day before serving so the flavors can meld.

Parsnip fries and beet ketchup

Makes about 1 cup

Preparation time: 45 minutes

  • 1 cup peeled and diced cooked beets
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbs. minced onion
  • 1 tbs. minced gingerroot
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Simmer the ingredients together in a small pot for 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth. Return to the small pot and cook another 10 to 15 minutes, stirring constantly until thickened. Adjust seasonings to taste. Cool to room temperature before serving.

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