From The Spice & Tea Exchange®
1 tsp Pickling Spice Seasoning
1 Cotton Bag
1½ TBS Onion Obsession Spice Blend
½ tsp Vik’s Garlic Fix Spice Blend
¼ tsp Ancho Pepper Powder
2 tsp Himalayan Fine Mineral Salt, + more for finishing
½ tsp 4 Peppercorn Spice Blend (about 20 grinds) + more for finishing
From the Grocer
4 (14 oz) cans tomato sauce
½ cup light agave syrup or 2/3 cup white sugar
½ cup water, divided
¾ cup distilled white vinegar
PLACE Pickling Spice Seasoning in Cotton Bag, and pull strings to close opening.
COMBINE all ingredients, in slow cooker and stir well to combine.
COOK uncovered on high 10-12 hrs, stirring every 2 hrs, until ketchup has thickened, and reduced by about half. (Thickness and intensity of flavors will depend on how long the ketchup is cooked. Cook longer if deeper flavor, and thicker consistency is desired, up to 1½ hours additional).
REMOVE cotton bag and discard.
TASTE and adjust seasonings with additional salt and pepper if desired.
TRANSFER ketchup to a large bowl, and allow cool to room temperature.
*May be refrigerated and stored in tightly sealed containers for up to 3 weeks.
Yield: about 3-4 cups
Total Time: 10-12 hours
Prep: 2 minutes
Cook: 10-12 hours