What’s a good hamburger without ketchup? Not much if you ask us! From Whole30 meatloafs recipes to burgers, ketchup is an essential sauce for many. Most traditional ketchups are loaded with added sugar and sweeteners, which are out on Whole30.
The good news? There are Whole30 ketchups out there! Just keep in mind you likely won’t find them in a standard grocery store and may need to shop online for a compliant version.
Whole30 Ketchup: Where to Find It
Whole30 compliant ketchup is tough to come by, as is any tomato-based product that is sugar-free! However, you may be able to find some if you hunt around and check labels diligently. Don’t feel like doing the legwork? We’ve done the research for you with this collection of Whole30 compliant ketchups!
1. Tessemae’s Organic Ketchup
Ingredients: Organic Tomato Paste (Organic Tomatoes, Salt), Organic Date Puree (Organic Dates, Water, Organic Lemon Juice), Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Water, Sea Salt, Organic Lemon Juice, Organic Onion Powder, Organic Garlic Powder
2. Primal Kitchen Organic Unsweetened Ketchup
Ingredients: Organic Tomato Concentrate, Organic Balsamic, Less than 2% of Salt, Organic Onion Powder, Organic Garlic Powder, Organic Spices
Primal Kitchen also offers another flavor of ketchup – their Primal Kitchen Organic Unsweetened Spicy Ketchup
Ingredients: Organic Tomato Concentrate, Organic Balsamic Vinegar, Less than 2% of: Salt, Organic Jalapeno Powder, Organic Spices, Organic Onion Powder, Organic Garlic Powder
Where to Find It: Available on Thrive Market
3. Good For Good Organic Ketchup
Ingredients: Organic Tomato Paste (Made From Fresh Ripe Tomatoes), Water, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Date Paste, Organic Onion Powder, Sea Salt, Organic Garlic Powder, Organic Spices.
Good For Good also offers another flavor of ketchup – their Good For Good Spicy Ketchup
Ingredients: Organic Tomato Paste (Made From Fresh Ripe Tomatoes), Water, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar, Organic Date Paste, Organic Onion Powder, Sea Salt, Organic Garlic Powder, Organic Spices, Organic Cayenne Pepper.
4. True Made No Sugar Added Ketchup
Ingredients: Tomato puree (water, tomato paste), apple, vegetable puree (carrot, butternut squash, spinach), vinegar, salt, onion powder, allspice
Where to Find It: Available on Amazon
5. New Primal Ketchup
Ingredients: Water, Tomato Paste, Apple Cider Vinegar, Pineapple Juice Concentrate, Sea Salt, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Allspice, Clove
New Primal also offers Whole30-compliant BBQ sauce, among other paleo sauces.
Alternatively, you can go the DIY route and make your own Whole30 friendly ketchup (perfect for baked sweet potato fries and burgers).
Whole30 Ketchup Recipe: Make Your Own
Recipe From: Little Bits Of
- 1/2 cup chopped pitted date
- 1 6oz. can tomato paste
- 1 14 oz. can fire-roasted chopped tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
- 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat and let simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then pour the mixture into a blender and blend until smooth. Season to taste if needed!
Get more info from Little Bits Of, where this recipe came from!
Other Whole30 Ketchup Recipes
From: Jay’s Baking Me Crazy
Uses: dates, tomato paste, apple cider vinegar, onion powder, garlic, cayenne pepper, diced tomatoes
From: Holistically Engineered
Uses: tomato paste, apple cider vinegar, onion powder, garlic powder, mustard powder
From: Well Fed
Uses: tomato paste, cider vinegar, figs, coconut oil, mustard powder, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground allspice
Whole30 Ketchup FAQ
Is ketchup allowed on Whole30?
Most standard ketchups are not allowed on Whole30 due to the added sugar. However, there are some compliant brands of Whole30 ketchup, such as X and X. Or, you can make your own ketchup with no sugar!
Homemade Whole30 ketchup recipes often include ingredients such as tomato paste, apple cider vinegar, dates, and spices.
Now that you’re all set with your Whole30 complaint ketchup, check out our collection of sweet potato recipes, many of which should pair perfectly with your new ketchup!