4 Great Fruit Ketchups

Ketchup doesn’t have to start and end with tomatoes. Savory-sweet ketchups based on other ingredients are an unexpected addition to the table—and a great way to preserve summer fruit for months to come. These recipes first appeared with Marisa McClellan’s story Beyond Tomatoes: Four Great Fruit Ketchups.

Blueberry Chipotle Ketchup

Sweet and smoky blueberry chipotle ketchup makes a perfect addition to all manner of grilled foods; it’s great in place of barbecue sauce on chicken legs and meaty portobello mushrooms.

Misshapen beets make good ketchup

Beet Ketchup

Tomatillo and Roasted Green Chile Ketchup

Spicy, tangy, and smooth, tomatillo ketchup can do double-duty: It’s great as a dipping sauce or burger topping, but can also serve as a simmer sauce for meats. Get the recipe for Tomatillo and Roasted Green Chile Ketchup »

Sweet Cherry Ketchup

Savory-sweet ketchup is a great way to use soft, less-than-perfect cherries—it makes a great stand-in for barbecue sauce in just about any application. If their season has already passed, frozen cherries work just as well.