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Spicy Ketchup

Doctored up Ketchup spiced with Cuban flavors and used as you would any ketchup.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Cuban
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 259kcal
Author: Marwin Brown


  • 2 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp smoked sweet paprika
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce


  • Heat a saucepan at medium-high heat. Add butter and once melted add the onions and garlic and cook, stirring 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste and ketchup and cook, stirring about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the paprika, cumin, brown sugar, salt and pepper and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.? Stir in the water, vinegar, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cook for 20-30 minutes until thickened. Let cool then process in a blender or food processor until smooth, about 1 minute.


Feel free to substitute dark brown sugar for the molasses.


Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 2074mg | Potassium: 935mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 4495IU | Vitamin C: 18.9mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 5.7mg
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