Does Big Mac Sauce Have Dairy?

Question: Does Big Mac sauce have dairy?

Answer: When it comes burgers, the Big Mac is likely the most well-known burger in the world. Its ingredients include a bun, two 100% beef patties, shredded lettuce, Big Mac sauce, American cheese, pickles, and onions. Yummy!

The Big Mac sauce or “special sauce” is what distinguishes a Big Mac from most other hamburgers. However, not many people know what exactly is in this sauce. Specifically, many people wonder if the Big Mac sauce has dairy.

Below we have provided the ingredients of Big Mac Sauce. Based on these ingredients, Big Mac sauce does not have dairy.

Big Mac Sauce Ingredients: Soybean Oil, Pickle Relish (Diced Pickles, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sugar, Vinegar, Corn Syrup, Salt, Calcium Chloride, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate [Preservative], Spice Extractives, Polysorbate 80), Distilled Vinegar, Water, Egg Yolks, Onion Powder, Spices, Salt, Propylene Glycol Alginate, Sodium Benzoate (Preservative), Mustard Bran, Sugar, Garlic Powder, Vegetable Protein (Hydrolyzed Corn, Soy and Wheat), Caramel Color, Extractives of Paprika, Soy Lecithin, Turmeric (Color), Calcium Disodium EDTA (Protect Flavor).

While the sauce does not have dairy, this does not mean a Big Mac is dairy-free. As indicated above, a Big Mac contains American cheese. Cheese is a dairy product derived from milk. You would have to do away with the cheese if you are looking for a dairy-free Big Mac.