Sear-iously Good Burger Sauces

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When it comes to building a better burger, we think that what’s spread on the buns is just as important as what’s stacked inside. So, in our better burger quest, we turned to the experts! We reached out to a few of our well-known blogger friends to whip up some sear-iously good burger sauce recipes. Whether you’re in the mood for something tangy, spicy or sweet, check out these slather-worthy sauces and get the biggest bang for your burger.

Herbed Avocado Mayo Burger SauceHerbed Avocado Mayo Burger Sauce

From Foruitous Foodies

Ingredients:

  • A handful of chopped dill, basil, parsley and chives
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Tbsp. Horseradish mustard
  • 1/4 cup Light mayo
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp. Black pepper
  • 1 tsp. Salt

Instructions:

  1. In a blender, combine the herbs, mayo, avocado, lemon, mustard, garlic, pepper and salt.
  2. Pulse until everything is well combined. If it’s too thick, you can add a bit more lemon or a splash of water.
  3. When smooth, taste and adjust seasoning to your liking.
  4. Enjoy—this makes for an excellent spread for the Hawaiian Shrimp Burger, a turkey burger or even a black bean burger with colby jack cheese—yum!

Buffalo Blue Cheese Mayo

Buffalo Blue Cheese Mayo

From The Defined Dish

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. Hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup Blue cheese crumbles

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl, stir until well combined.

Chili-Lime Burger Sauce

From Denver Metro Moms Blog

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Mayo
  • 1 Lime, juiced ( use amount to taste)
  • 3/4 tsp. Chile powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Sour cream

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir together.
  2. Refrigerate for an hour or more for the flavors to really open up.
  3. Serving suggestions: Sliced avocado, guacamole or pepper jack cheese.

Cucumber Dill Burger SauceCucumber Dill Burger Sauce

From Foodie Fun

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp. Cucumber, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. Sprouts Light Sour Cream
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. Fresh flat-leaf parsley, snipped
  • 1/4 tsp. Fresh mint, snipped
  • 1/8 tsp. Kosher salt

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir together.

Creamy Sriracha Ketchup Burger SauceCreamy Sriracha Ketchup Burger Sauce

From Deep Fried Fit

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup Mayo
  • 2 Tbsp. Sprouts Sriracha Ketchup
  • Black pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients until it’s well blended. You can definitely add more Sriracha ketchup to punch it up the taste! Some recipes suggested hot mustard to add a little more spice.
  2. Refrigerate and spread on your burger. Keeps well for a week.

Tangy Curry Burger Sauce

From Denver Metro Moms Blog

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 cup Mayo
  • 1/2 tsp. Lime
  • 2 tsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Curry
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions:

  1. Refrigerate for an hour or more for the flavors to really open up.
  2. Serve with fresh spinach and soft-baked sweet potato chips.

Avocado Pesto Burger SauceAvocado Pesto Burger Sauce

From Nashville Moms Blog

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch Fresh basil
  • 1 Ripe avocado
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts or pine nuts (toasted for best flavor)
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon juice (lime juice will work too!)
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp. Freshly grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 tsp. Fine sea salt
  • 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions:

  1. In a food processor, combine basil leaves, cheese, walnuts (or pine nuts), lemon/lime juice, garlic and salt; pulse until finely chopped.
  2. Add oil and avocado and process until it becomes a creamy paste.

Make Ahead Tip: Press a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of sauce to prevent browning, and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Alternatively, you can use prepared pesto and combine with avocado using a fork.