4 Oil-Free Vegan Ketchup Recipes

4 Oil-Free Vegan Ketchup Recipes

Making your own homemade condiments means that you can decide what goes into them. No hidden ingredients not listed on the label.

Whether you want to ensure the recipe is oil-free, salt-free, or uses a more natural sweetener, it’s all up to you.

That being said, preparing a homemade ketchup doesn’t need to be overly time consuming or complicated.

Here are 4 oil-free vegan ketchup recipes made from simple whole, plant-based ingredients.

1) 2 Minute Healthy Ketchup

From Simple Vegan Blog, this is a nice and quick oil-free ketchup recipe that you can make any time.

All you need for this recipe are:

  • tomato paste
  • apple cider vinegar
  • maple syrup
  • herbs & spices: onion powder, dried oregano
  • sea salt (optional)

Find the full recipe for 2 Minute Healthy Ketchup.

2) Salt Free Ketchup

This recipe from Straight Up Food goes great with baked potato wedges. Feel free to vary it up when it comes to which “potatoes” you use. russet, Yukon Gold, and even sweet potatoes or yams all work well!


  • water
  • tomato paste
  • apple (or apple juice)
  • apple cider vinegar (or lemon juice)
  • garlic powder
  • dried oregano

Find the recipe for oil-free baked french fries and ketchup here.

3) Sugar-Free Ketchup

This ketchup comes with another recipe for oil-free french fries from The Calgary Beet.

What you’ll need:

  • tomato paste
  • maple syrup
  • apple cider vinegar
  • fresh lemon juice
  • spice: onion powder, allspice
  • sea salt (optional)

Get both recipes for oil-free ketchup and french fries.

4 Oil-Free Vegan Ketchup Recipes

4) Raw Tomato Sauce (Ketchup)

Who says you can’t make a raw ketchup. This recipe by Eating Vibrantly is made with sun-dried tomatoes, giving it a rich tomato flavour.

The ingredients in this raw ketchup are:

  • sun-dried tomatoes
  • Roma tomato
  • medjool dates
  • apple cider vinegar
  • water
  • spices: onion and garlic powder
  • salt (optional)

Try out one or more of the above oil-free ketchup recipes to see which one you like.

Ketchup goes with more than just baked potato wedges. It’s often called for in recipes, so having a homemade, oil-free ketchup that you can quickly prepare or already have on hand will make things easier.

Plus, making your own allows you to have complete control over the ingredients.

In the mood for spaghetti? Why not try out your new homemade ketchup by making these Italian Vegan “Meatballs” from The Vegan 8.

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