Classic Burger Sauce

If you dig the sauce on Big Macs or the “special sauce” that high-end sandwich joints slather on their burgers, you are going to LOVE this burger sauce!

If you dig the sauce on Big Macs or the "special sauce" that high-end sandwich joints slather on their burgers, you are going to LOVE this burger sauce!

While I hardly ever eat them, I love a Big Mac every now and then, and I’m pretty sure it’s because of that oh-so-fabulous burger sauce that is slathered on them. I’m a big-time burgers and fries fan, and have been known to order one even at the nicest of restaurants in lieu of a “fancier” meal.

Spoiler alert: I’m not fancy, and I’m certainly not a fancy eater.

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Over the last few years, I’ve noticed that most nice restaurants and high-end burger joints have their own “special sauce” that they use on burgers. They tend to taste very similar, and I’m totally addicted. So when I made burgers on Saturday for watching the hockey game, you better believe I was going to whip up a batch of homemade burger sauce!

If you dig the sauce on Big Macs or the "special sauce" that high-end sandwich joints slather on their burgers, you are going to LOVE this burger sauce!

This is incredibly easy to whip up, and there’s a 98% chance you already have all of the ingredients you need sitting in your refrigerator and pantry. Only six ingredients, one small bowl and a whisk is all you need to get this ready.

It’s the perfect complement to any burger, and I even love using it to dip my fries!

If you dig the sauce on Big Macs or the "special sauce" that high-end sandwich joints slather on their burgers, you are going to LOVE this burger sauce!

Mmmm bacon cheeseburger with that magical burger sauce :)

Stay tuned tomorrow – I’m going to be sharing an absolute killer cheeseburger recipe (and it doesn’t include the grill!).

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Classic Burger Sauce

If you dig the sauce on Big Macs or the “special sauce” that high-end sandwich joints slather on their burgers, you are going to LOVE this burger sauce!

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients.
  2. Serve immediately, or refrigerate, covered, for up to 1 week.

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(Recipe adapted from Cook’s Illustrated)

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