This is probably not the “official” McDonald’s recipe for Big Mac Sauce. The most convincing evidence is that it actually contains mostly real ingredients.
But it tastes surprisingly similar. Make your own
Ingredients in Big Mac Sauce
This recipe uses both whipped dressing (Miracle Whip) and mayonnaise. So you know, if you care enough to be exact, use both. If not, use one or the other.
You’ll need French salad dressing, both sweet relish, dill pickle relish. And because it’s McDonald’s, we’re going to add some additional sugar.
You’ll also need vinegar, ketchup, salt, and dried, minced onion.
Preparing Homemade Big Mac Sauce
Since this recipe is essentially a list of ingredients mixed together, here are your measurements:
- Quarter cup mayonnaise
- Quarter cup whipped dressing (or half cup of one or the other)
- Three tablespoons French salad dressing
- One and a half tablespoon of dill pickle relish
- Half tablespoon of sweet pickle relish
- One teaspoon white vinegar
- One teaspoon ketchup
- One teaspoon sugar
- One teaspoon dried minced onion
- Quarter teaspoon of salt
Stir everything together well and microwave* it on high for about twenty to thirty seconds. Stir some more.
Now cover it up and put it in the fridge for an hour.
Whether or not it’s actually Big Mac sauce it’s close enough to be a great burger topping.
Big Mac Sauce Tips
Use on your own
Make your own buns. A nice thick bun cut with a bread knife can give you the “middle bun.”
Use this only “mac sauce” and shredded lettuce to be as authentic as possible.