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This easy burger sauce is our go-to recipe! No more store-bought burger sauce filled with ingredients you can’t pronounce. You’ll never make burgers without this sauce again!
Go-To Burger Sauce
If you’re here, you’re probably a big fan of a deliciously tangy and creamy burger sauce just like us! We’re sharing our go-to recipe for an easy burger sauce you can make in your own kitchen.
what does burger sauce taste like?
Burger sauce tastes perfectly tangy and creamy, which makes it an amazing pairing for burgers.
You may have tried it served on a fast food burger, but we’re sharing our go-to homemade burger sauce recipe with only 10 easy to find ingredients.
Burger Sauce Ingredients
Our go-to burger sauce requires only 10 ingredients! You might even have all these common ingredients in your fridge already. You need:
- Greek yogurt
- Garlic powder
- Pickle juice
- Smoked paprika
- Chili powder
- Lemon juice
- Salt and pepper
Pair this burger sauce with our homemade burgers (and don’t skip those amazing caramelized onions!).
How to Make Burger Sauce
You can whip up this homemade burger sauce in 5 minutes by mixing everything in one bowl.
All the ingredients in one bowl
Place all of the ingredients for the burger sauce into a mixing bowl and whisk together until combined. Place the burger sauce in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve it.
Top burgers with sauce
Top each cooked burger patty with 2 tablespoons of burger sauce, and any other burger toppings. Enjoy!
making a large batch?
Are you serving a crowd? Double or triple this recipe to make a large batch of burger sauce and store it in a mason jar with a lid in the fridge.
How to Serve Burger Sauce
What I love about this burger sauce recipe is that it’s multi-purpose. You can use it as a classic burger sauce OR as a dip!
- Dip: Eat this burger sauce with sliced veggies, fries, chips or crackers.
- Sauce: slather this on top of homemade burgers, quinoa burgers, salmon burgers, or pretty much any sandwich you’d like!
Top Tips for Burger Sauce
Double or triple it: This is a great sauce to double or triple if you’re serving a crowd. We love storing ours in a mason jar with a lid in the fridge, and then adding a spoon when serving.
Make it sweeter or spicier: Use bread and butter pickle juice for a sweeter burger sauce. Or spice it up with a spicy pickle juice.
Make it dairy free: Feel free to sub the Greek yogurt for a plain dairy free variety to make your burger sauce dairy free.
Burger Sauce FAQs
What is burger sauce made of?
Burger sauce is typically made with a combination of creamy ingredients (we’re using Greek yogurt and mayo) and ketchup with additional spices and juices that give it it’s iconic tangy taste.
What sauce goes best with a burger?
A classic burger sauce! Sometimes referred to as special sauce or house sauce, burger sauce is a perfect pairing for any burger.
Is Big Mac sauce the same as burger sauce?
Big Mac sauce is a variety of burger sauce.
How long does burger sauce last? This recipe will last up to 3 days in the fridge. Liquid might pool on top, but give it a quick stir!
Burger Sauce Recipe
You’ll never make burgers without this easy burger sauce again! No more store-bought burger sauce filled with ingredients you can’t pronounce. Enjoy!
- ½ cup Greek yogurt
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons pickle juice
- ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
- ½ teaspoon chili powder
- ¼ cup ketchup
- ½ tablespoon lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
Place all of the ingredients for the burger sauce into a mixing bowl and whisk together until combined. Place the burger sauce in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Top each cooked burger patty with 2 tablespoons of burger sauce, and any other burger toppings. Enjoy.
Calories: 72kcal Carbohydrates: 3g Protein: 3g Fat: 5g Fiber: 0.2g Sugar: 2g
About Emily Richter
Emily spent the first 10 years of her career in marketing and advertising roles and started side-hustling with Fit Foodie Finds in Fall of 2015. She joined Team Fit Foodie full-time in the Spring of 2018. Em lives in Minneapolis with her husband and dog, and manages FFF business operations as well as all things sponsorships and brand collaborations.