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Jalapeno Burger Sauce

I recently created this jalapeno sauce recipe for burgers to give the perfect amount of flavor without overwhelming our mouths. Jalapeno burger sauce is the perfect spicy burger sauce without making it too spicy with just straight up jalapenos on the burger. If you like a little kick this jalapeno sauce will be perfect for you!

This post has been sponsored by Canyon Bakehouse. Living Freely Gluten Free believes in sharing all of the gluten free goodness and Canyon Bakehouse is our go-to burger bun for our entire family. 

Since going gluten free we have become big burger people. Maybe because in the beginning burgers (lettuce wrapped of course) were one of the only things we could order when eating out. Regardless, this family can’t turn down a burger. However, eating a lot of burgers can get boring, so it’s important to spice it up.

Jalapeno Burger Sauce

In this family we prefer things spicy. We love that kick, but all at different levels. My husband wants to sweat it out, however I like it just enough to give it crazy phenomenal flavor without pain, and my 9 year old likes it just a little bit milder than I do.

Since we all want spicy, but at different levels, a sauce or spread is perfect. We can use as much or as little as we would like to make it to our liking.

The great thing about this spicy burger sauce is that it’s not limited to just burgers. I love dipping my fries in it as well. But, if you really like things saucy then you might want to double this recipe!

What ingredients do I need for this Jalapeno Sauce?

ingredients needed to make this jalapeno burger sauce

It’s essential to keep it simple and that’s exactly what I did here! Just a few pantry staples to make it happen…

  • 14 oz. jar of jalapenos
  • Avocado or olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Granulated garlic
  • Onion powder
  • Mayo

How do we make this Spicy Burger Sauce?

Having made this multiple times I have tried this in a blender, food processor and an immersion blender. My first attempt was in a blender and that method did not work! My second attempt was the food processor. That didn’t work either. I ended up having to transfer it to an immersion blender which worked perfectly. So, the third time I made it I just added everything to the cup attachment on my immersion blender and blended it for about 10 seconds. It turned out perfect!

I would highly recommend this sauce be made with an immersion blender . Here is the one I have. For a perfect sauce that isn’t too chunky, start by adding all of the ingredients to the attachment cup and blending well with just the handheld immersion blender. 

You can stick this sauce in the fridge until you are ready to serve it. It should last at least 5 days in the fridge.

Jalapeno Sauce Recipe for Burgers

Being gluten free we all miss bread and buns, but I want to tell you to grab some Canyon Bakehouse buns for this recipe! Canyon Bakehouse just recently came out with stay fresh buns that are fresh not frozen and we LOVE them!! Canyon Bakehouse buns are gluten free and dairy free. Our entire family enjoys them. You will love how soft and squishy they are! Click HERE for a store locator to find them. 

When building your burger, spread the sauce on your Canyon Bakehouse buns and possibly save some for dipping too!

I know that you will enjoy this recipe as much as my family has.



5 from 4 votes

Jalapeno Burger Sauce

This easy jalapeno burger sauce/spread is made with just a few pantry staples.

Course Seasonings
Cuisine American
Keyword jalapeno burger sauce, jalapeno sauce recipe for burgers, spcy burger sauce
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 112 kcal


  • 1 4 oz can diced jalapenos drained
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil olive oil is fine too
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp mayo


  1. Add the drained jalapenos, oil, salt, granulated garlic, onion powder, and mayo to the cup attachment on your immersion blender.

  2. Use the handheld immersion blender to blend the sauce to be creamy. A few chunks is just fine and you can adjust the texture to your liking. This takes about 8-12 seconds.

  3. Use immediately or store in the fridge until ready to use for up to 5 days.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Jalapeno Burger Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 112 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 340mg15%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.




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  1. 5 stars
    These are perfect t for the 4th of July!! I cannot wait to try this jalapeño sauce! Yummy!

  2. 5 stars
    What a treat, these burgers look and sound truly delicious, pinning this for later!

  3. 5 stars
    Who would not like this recipe? So simple, so flavorful. I love how it all comes together on a homemade burger cooked on the grill at home. Delicious!