noun_Search_345985 Created with Sketch.
0 cart-active Created with Sketch. noun_Search_345985 Created with Sketch.

How to Make Your Own Paleo Condiments

By Lorrie Cordain, Co-founder of The Paleo Diet
July 16, 2021
How to Make Your Own Paleo Condiments image

Everything tastes better with a little dipping sauce on the side. Unfortunately, a trip down the ketchup and mustard aisle at the grocery store can quickly trigger disappointment. It's not just a little sugar, salt, or unhealthy oils that ruin your favorite condiments. Instead, those are usually the primary ingredients!

The good news is that you can easily bypass store-bought condiments and prepare your own right in the kitchen with very little prep time. These recipes for Paleo-approved ketchup, mustard, and mayo are just a few from Dr. Cordain's cookbook, Real Paleo Fast and Easy. These recipes are our answer to having complete control over what goes into our bodies while adding flavor and fun to our favorite dishes.

Plus, these three recipes are a great jumping-off point for other recipes. Use the ketchup instead of tomato sauce when serving turkey meatloaf, add garlic to the mayo for a spicy aioli dipping sauce, or whisk up the mustard with olive oil and lemon juice for a tasty salad dressing. The possibilities are endless!

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries (5 Ingredients!)
By Jess Case

Paleo Ketchup

Real Paleo Fast and Easy p. 304
Makes: about 3 ½ cups

Whether you drizzle on Paleo burgers, dunk your sweet potato fries, or glaze it over meatloaf, ketchup is a vital addition to many meals. But store-bought ketchup is packed with added salt, and sugar in the form of high fructose corn syrup. Fortunately, making your own ketchup is easy so you can enjoy this condiment guilt-free!

Get the homemade ketchup recipe here.

How to Make Your Own Paleo Condiments image

Dijon-Style Mustard

Real Paleo Fast and Easy p. 304
Makes: about 1 ¾ cups

There’s no better duo than ketchup and mustard; keep your condiments healthy and whip up Paleo mustard too! This recipe gives you the sharp, spicy flavor of Dijon mustard without any added salt.

Get the homemade Dijon-style mustard here.

How to Make Your Own Paleo Condiments image

Paleo Mayo

Real Paleo Fast and Easy p. 305
Makes: about 3 ½ cups

This easy, Paleo mayonnaise recipe is made with only four ingredients and can be whipped up in under 10 minutes. Plus, unlike many homemade mayo recipes, it uses a full egg for hassle-free prep.

Get the homemade Paleo may recipe here.

How to Make Your Own Paleo Condiments image

For hundreds of pure Paleo recipes be sure to check out The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook and The Real Paleo Diet Fast and Easy.

How to Make Your Own Paleo Condiments image
Homemade Paleo Barbecue Sauce
By The Paleo Diet® Team

Even More Articles For You

Our food & beverage store philosophy . . .
Read about our paleo food & beverage philosophy. Browse The Paleo Diet® blog to learn more about paleo diet basics, paleo food, recipes & more today!
By Mark J. Smith, Ph.D.
How To Have a Paleo Valentine’s Day
Does planning Valentine’s Day with your partner cause you stress? Try these 3 ideas to create the perfect Paleo Valentine’s Day.
By Emily Rumsey
An Outsider’s View of The Paleo Diet® Movement
Today’s post features writing from David R. Seaman, DC, MS. He provides a nuanced view of the Paleo lifestyle and recent research.
By David Seaman, D.C., M.S.
Paleo Leadership
 
Trevor Connor
Trevor Connor

Dr. Loren Cordain’s final graduate student, Trevor Connor, M.S., brings more than a decade of nutrition and physiology expertise to spearhead the new Paleo Diet team.

Mark J Smith
Dr. Mark J. Smith

One of the original members of the Paleo movement, Mark J. Smith, Ph.D., has spent nearly 30 years advocating for the benefits of Paleo nutrition.

Nell Stephenson
Nell Stephenson

Ironman athlete, mom, author, and nutrition blogger Nell Stephenson has been an influential member of the Paleo movement for over a decade.

Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain

As a professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain developed The Paleo Diet® through decades of research and collaboration with fellow scientists around the world.