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The Best Burger Sauce: Big Mac Secret Recipe

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Raise the level of your hamburgers and prepare this delicious Hamburger Sauce in a few minutes. This is my version of the Big Mac's secret sauce, ideal to add to your homemade hamburgers. Ready in less than 5 minutes!

Raise the level of your hamburgers with this Hamburger Sauce

There is nothing more satisfying than sitting down to have dinner with your family and being told that your burgers are better than any restaurant's burger. And they are right, having hamburgers at home are like nowhere else. If you want to prepare some delicious hamburgers, keep on reading, I am about to share my secret sauce with you.

The good thing about making homemade sauces is that you can create your unique version of the sauce, and you know what ingredients are used. This recipe is inspired by the famous and secret Big Mac sauce, and after several attempts adding and removing ingredients, I have achieved my family's favorite version.

You will see that when you prepare it, you are not only going to use it to give your hamburgers a restaurant flavor, but you are going to include it in other dishes. For example, with French fries, battered chicken, beef steaks... this is a space where we don't judge anyone, right? In my house, it is even used as salad dressing! There was some hamburger sauce in the fridge, and there was salad for dinner. We couldn't help but toss the salad with Burger Sauce, and it was a hit.

Wait, what is Big Mac Sauce?

Let's pause for a moment, because maybe you still don't know the sauce Big Mac sauce. Or maybe you don't even know what a Big Mac is... I think I can say that it is the best-known hamburger in the world and is characterized by a delicious secret sauce: Big Mac Sauce.

Many people have created recipes almost identical to this sauce, and I couldn't help but create my own version of this delicious sauce.

Ingredients you need to make this delicious Hamburger Sauce

Below, are all the ingredients you'll need. You can play around with the ingredients to create your own version of Burger Sauce. I'm sure you will have most of these ingredients already in your fridge an pantry.

  • Mayonnaise: if you can, use homemade mayonnaise, it's prepared very quickly. A while ago, I realized all the additives that mayonnaise contains, and in my house it is used quite a bit. I tried to prepare it myself, and it was a great success. You're going to need a cup of mayonnaise
  • Mustard: enhance the flavor with two tablespoons of mustard
  • Ketchup: they say the secret recipe for Big Mac sauce doesn't contain ketchup. Since no one can be sure of that, as the ingredients of the sauce are secret... I have decided that it does have ketchup. Add two tablespoons of ketchup
  • Onion: add texture and a slight spiciness to the sauce, you need 1/8 cup of very finely chopped onion
  • Pickles: add a touch of sweet and sour by adding 1/4 cup of pickles cut into very small pieces. I have used sliced pickles for burgers. But if you have whole pickles, they'll serve you too
  • Sweet paprika: use 1 1/4 teaspoon of paprika to give this sauce an aromatic and smooth flavor, it also gives the sauce a very nice color
  • Sugar: give this sauce a bit of sweetness with a tablespoon of sugar
  • Black pepper: give it extra flavor with 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • Garlic powder: last but not least, add 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder for the finishing touch.

Kitchen utensils you need

You need very few utensils to prepare this recipe.

  • Knife and cutting board: to cut the pickle and onion
  • Measuring utensils: measuring cups, spoon and teaspoon
  • Bowl: you need a small bowl to mix all the ingredients

How to make this Hamburger Sauce

It's as easy as putting all the ingredients together in a bowl and mixing it all the ingredients together. If you don't like the pieces of pickles and onion, you can blend it for a few seconds with the blender.

Tips to achieve the best Hamburger Sauce

  • It is important that the pickles and onion are cut very finely.
  • If you would like to get a sauce without pieces of onion and pickles, blend it for a few seconds.

Frequently asked questions

Below I answer some frequently asked questions, if you do not find the answer, you can leave a comment below.

Can I add any spicy sauce or seasoning?

Totally! If you like love spicy foods, add some hot paprika powder, sriracha, harissa, or whatever hot sauce you like. The good thing about making sauces at home is that you can prepare them however you like.

For how many days can I store it?

You can store it in the fridge for about 3 days in a tightly closed container.

What can I use this sauce with?

This delicious Hamburger Sauce is not only successful on a homemade hamburger, but you can use it for many more things. For example: use it in a chicken sandwich, with French fries, with a beef steak and even as a salad dressing. Above all, don't miss this recipe to make Big Mac Tacos. A burger in a crunchy taco with this delicious Big Mac Burger Sauce.

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Burger Sauce: Big Mac Secret Recipe

Burger Sauce: Big Mac Secret Recipe

Recipe by Oum Bilal

This Hamburger Sauce, in addition to being simple to prepare, has basic ingredients. It's delicious in hamburgers, sandwiches and even on salads.

Course: SauceCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
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  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons mustard

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1/8 cup onion, diced

  • 1/4 cup pickles, diced

  • 1 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • It is as simple as mixing all the ingredients.
  • Enjoy it!


  • For a sauce without pieces of pickles and onion, you can blend it for a few seconds.
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