Gherkin ketchup

This tangy ketchup delivers maximum flavour for minimum effort. It’s just blitzed-up gherkins, but your guests will think you’re a pickling genius

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 95
  • fat 1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 20g
  • sugars 20g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 2.9g


  • 200g gherkins from a jar, sliced
  • 250ml gherkin pickle liquor
  • 25g caster sugar


  1. Tip all the ingredients into a pan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10-15 mins until almost all of the liquid has evaporated. Pour the gherkins into a blender and purée until smooth. Then pass through a fine sieve and chill in the fridge. Can be made up to five days ahead, just give it a stir before serving. Best served at room temperature.

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