Bestever Burger Sauce Recipe:

Burger sauce recipe is necessary if you want to make delicious and juicy burgers at home. Without burger sauce, you cannot enjoy the taste of yummy burgers fully. There must be some twist in the taste of every yummy meal you are eating. The burger sauce recipe is very easy and quick to make at home. Now you have no need to buy the over-sweet and bad tasted sauce bottles from the market. 

restaurant style burger sauce recipe

You can make fresh burger sauce at home whenever you plan to make a delectable burger at home. You can also store the burger sauce for later use. I use to make the burger sauce with simple ingredients at home. It is not a perfect match with any burger but I also dip onion rings, chicken tenders, and French fries to enjoy them more. Let's share the restaurant burger sauce recipe with some tips and tricks.

Ingredients for burger sauce recipe:

Here are the basic ingredients for the yummy and delicious burger sauce that is best for burgers.

Sweet gherkins: (finely chopped 2 tablespoons)

you have to take sweet gherkins for the burger sauce recipe. Gherkins are pickles of cucumbers and give a sweet taste to burger sauce. Thus pickled cucumbers work best to add a unique taste to the sauce.

Mayonnaise: (¾ cup)

If you like a smooth and creamy flavor in the burger sauce use whole egg mayonnaise. If you want some extra creaminess in the burger sauce then you can take kewpie Japanese mayonnaise. But if that mayonnaise is not available, then any ordinary mayonnaise can be used. However in that case the flavor of burger sauce will be slightly sweeter.

mayonnaise for burger sauce recipe

Gherkin pickle juice: (2 tablespoons)

To add more tangy flavor to the sauce, you should add some pickle juice of gherkins. This is an extra trick if you want to apply.

American yellow mustard: (1 tablespoon)

This thing adds extra flavor to the burger sauce. The light yellow color of the burger sauce is also due to the bright yellow-colored American yellow mustard which is not too spicy.  But do not consider it the spicy hot English mustard. If that mustard is not available then you can choose any smooth mustard.

White wine vinegar: (1/2 tablespoon)

 If you add this ingredient then it will give a sharp taste to the burger sauce recipe. However, you can take apple cider vinegar as its substitute. If you are using ordinary white vinegar, then use 1/3 of the original amount.

White sugar: (2 tablespoons)

To balance the tangy taste of sauce you have toad a little white sugar in the burger sauce recipe. You can also take brown sugar if do not want to use white sugar.

Spices in burger sauce recipe: 

  • Paprika (1/2 tablespoon)
  • Garlic powder (1/4 tablespoon)
  • Onion powder (1/2 tablespoon)

Onion powder, paprika (which gives a pinkish touch to burger sauce) and garlic powder are best to add some extra flavor to the sauce.

How to make restaurant-like burger sauce| special burger sauce recipe:

Do you think that burger sauce recipe is very technical and time taking? So I would like to clarify that the burger sauce recipe is the simplest one. 

1.  Take a large bowl and add all the ingredients int it. Stir them well to get your delicious burger sauce.

2.  Take it out in a small bowl and enjoy it with a yummy homemade beef patties burger. However, you can use this sauce in any type of burger.

3.  Once you try this burger sauce recipe, surely you will addicted to it. 

special burger sauce recipe

Why you will love this burger sauce recipe?

  • This burger sauce recipe is very easy to make

  • You can add variations to this recipe according to your choice

  • The taste of this homemade burger sauce is very fantastic

  • This burger sauce can be complemented with any burger.

  • You can store this burger sauce in the fridge for about two weeks

  • There are options available like gluten-free burger sauce, egg-free burger sauce, and dairy-free burger sauce.

Tips to make the perfect burger sauce recipe:

  • You can change the amount of any ingredient in this sauce.

  • If you want some flavor of tomatoes, you can add tomato ketchup to it.

  • If you like to add more spicy flavor, mix some hot sauce in this burger sauce recipe.

  • Before making burgers you can make the burger sauce and store it to save time.

  • If you do not want to add gherkins, then omit these.

Nutritional value of burger sauce recipe:

Total calories: 341 kcal



Saturated fat: 4g

Trans fat:1g

Protein: 2g

Sugar: 17g

Cholesterol: 18mg

Sodium: 2810 mg

Potassium: 256mg

Fiber: 1g

Vitamin A: 408 IU

Vitamin C: 9mg

Why burger sauce has so nice taste?

 It is a common thing that the best sauce that is liked by most people contains all flavors in it. This burger sauce recipe is exactly like this. It has a little sweet, a little salty, and a little tangy flavor. That’s why it is so addictive among all types of sauces.  The tangy flavor comes from the ketchup, the sweetness comes from the sugar, and the tartness from the pickle.

Are Thousand Island and burger sauce the same things?

The color and ingredients used in both recipes are quite similar but are not identical. In burger sauce ingredients like mayo, ketchup, gherkins, mustard, etc are mixed. While in Thousand Island some extra ingredients are involved to complex its flavor. The additional ingredients used in Thousand Island are hard-boiled eggs, onion, and any type of acid like vinegar.

What other things are best complemented with burger sauce?

Besides the beef patties burger and French fries, you can use the special burger sauce with a Cuban sandwich or Reuben sandwich. You can also make it more liquid like adding some pickle juice or water and using it as dressing in the salad.  Korean corndogs can also be complemented with this sauce. There may be several other options to combine the special burger sauce. 

 What sauce is best with a burger?

Burger sauce is traditionally used to make special burgers. You can also take ketchup, blue cheese sauce, or tzatziki to get a different and unique taste.  You can mix two r more sauces to complement with burgers.

Which sauce is used in burger king?

The special sauce that is offered with burgers at burger king is a mixture of honey mustard, buffalo sauce, and barbecue.

How to store burger sauce?

If you have leftover burger sauce then you can store it to use after some days. Throwing out the foodstuff without any reason is not a good habit. But you have to take some measures to store the sauce properly.

At room temperature, this sauce would go waste as you have added mayonnaise to it. Take an airtight container and pour the burger sauce in it to freeze it. It will remain safe and retains its taste in the freezer for about two weeks.