French Fry Dip and Burger Spread – Burgerville Copycat

French Fry Dip is the perfect creamy dip for all your french fry cravings. With mayo and relish, it also makes a great burger spread.

Have you ever been to the Pacific Northwest? If you have, or if you live there like me then you are familiar with Burgerville. If you are not familiar with Burgerville and live in the Pacific Northwest, or plan to visit, do yourself a favor: GO.

French Fry Dip is the perfect creamy dip for all your french fry cravings. With mayo and relish, it also makes a great burger spread. Have you ever been to the Pacific Northwest? If you have, or if you live there like me then you are familiar with Burgerville. If you are not familiar with Burgerville and live in the Pacific Northwest, or plan to visit, do yourself a favor: GO. I guess I shouldn't say Pacific Northwest because Burgerville is really only in Southwestern Washington and Northwest Oregon. As in, it's not in Seattle. As in there isn't one within 80 miles of me. It's tragic really. I grew up in Southwestern Washington and I loved Burgerville. Whenever we got fast food, I'd prefer Burgerville hands down over all of the other burger places. And the reason why, besides the unbelievable milkshakes, the walla walla onion rings in the summer and the fact that they use Tillamook cheese on their burgers, is the spread that they put on their burgers. I would always order a Colossal Cheeseburger Basket with fries, a coke and extra spread for dipping my fries. Friends, every bite was heaven. And every time I go home I have to stop there at least once. But let me tell you it's not enough and I got to thinking maybe, just maybe in between visits I could make the spread at home. After looking at the ingredients list, I decided to give it a go. It took me a couple of tries to get it right but I think I've got something that totally satisfies my craving when I can't get back home. And today I'm sharing it with you. What makes a good french fry dip or burger spread? Its gotta be creamy so that means its gotta have mayo. A good french fry dip and burger spread is also slightly sweet. This dip gets a little bit of sweetness from sweet pickle relish and a pinch of sugar. For a bit of saltiness, chopped pickles or dill pickle relish is also a good addition. Finally, the mustard. There are so many different kinds of mustard out there. So many dijon and stone ground versions out there  but for fry dip, you don't need anything fancy. Instead, you're going to want good ol' fashioned yellow mustard. It gives the subtle vinegar taste you want and the yellow color. So the next time that you make yourself a batch of french fries. Or maybe a Fried Pickle Burger,  make sure that you've got this french fry dip to serve along side. You're going to love it!

I guess I shouldn’t say Pacific Northwest because Burgerville is really only in Southwestern Washington and Northwest Oregon. As in, it’s not in Seattle.

As in there isn’t one within 80 miles of me.

It’s tragic really. I grew up in Southwestern Washington and I loved Burgerville. Whenever we got fast food, I’d prefer Burgerville hands down over all of the other burger places.

French Fry Dip is the perfect creamy dip for all your french fry cravings. With mayo and relish, it also makes a great burger spread. Have you ever been to the Pacific Northwest? If you have, or if you live there like me then you are familiar with Burgerville. If you are not familiar with Burgerville and live in the Pacific Northwest, or plan to visit, do yourself a favor: GO. I guess I shouldn't say Pacific Northwest because Burgerville is really only in Southwestern Washington and Northwest Oregon. As in, it's not in Seattle. As in there isn't one within 80 miles of me. It's tragic really. I grew up in Southwestern Washington and I loved Burgerville. Whenever we got fast food, I'd prefer Burgerville hands down over all of the other burger places. And the reason why, besides the unbelievable milkshakes, the walla walla onion rings in the summer and the fact that they use Tillamook cheese on their burgers, is the spread that they put on their burgers. I would always order a Colossal Cheeseburger Basket with fries, a coke and extra spread for dipping my fries. Friends, every bite was heaven. And every time I go home I have to stop there at least once. But let me tell you it's not enough and I got to thinking maybe, just maybe in between visits I could make the spread at home. After looking at the ingredients list, I decided to give it a go. It took me a couple of tries to get it right but I think I've got something that totally satisfies my craving when I can't get back home. And today I'm sharing it with you. What makes a good french fry dip or burger spread? Its gotta be creamy so that means its gotta have mayo. A good french fry dip and burger spread is also slightly sweet. This dip gets a little bit of sweetness from sweet pickle relish and a pinch of sugar. For a bit of saltiness, chopped pickles or dill pickle relish is also a good addition. Finally, the mustard. There are so many different kinds of mustard out there. So many dijon and stone ground versions out there  but for fry dip, you don't need anything fancy. Instead, you're going to want good ol' fashioned yellow mustard. It gives the subtle vinegar taste you want and the yellow color. So the next time that you make yourself a batch of french fries. Or maybe a Fried Pickle Burger,  make sure that you've got this french fry dip to serve along side. You're going to love it!

And the reason why, besides the unbelievable milkshakes, the walla walla onion rings in the summer and the fact that they use Tillamook cheese on their burgers, is the spread that they put on their burgers.

I would always order a Colossal Cheeseburger Basket with fries, a coke and extra spread for dipping my fries.

Friends, every bite was heaven.

And every time I go home I have to stop there at least once. But let me tell you it’s not enough and I got to thinking maybe, just maybe in between visits I could make the spread at home.

After looking at the ingredients list, I decided to give it a go. It took me a couple of tries to get it right but I think I’ve got something that totally satisfies my craving when I can’t get back home. And today I’m sharing it with you.

French Fry Dip is the perfect creamy dip for all your french fry cravings. With mayo and relish, it also makes a great burger spread. Have you ever been to the Pacific Northwest? If you have, or if you live there like me then you are familiar with Burgerville. If you are not familiar with Burgerville and live in the Pacific Northwest, or plan to visit, do yourself a favor: GO. I guess I shouldn't say Pacific Northwest because Burgerville is really only in Southwestern Washington and Northwest Oregon. As in, it's not in Seattle. As in there isn't one within 80 miles of me. It's tragic really. I grew up in Southwestern Washington and I loved Burgerville. Whenever we got fast food, I'd prefer Burgerville hands down over all of the other burger places. And the reason why, besides the unbelievable milkshakes, the walla walla onion rings in the summer and the fact that they use Tillamook cheese on their burgers, is the spread that they put on their burgers. I would always order a Colossal Cheeseburger Basket with fries, a coke and extra spread for dipping my fries. Friends, every bite was heaven. And every time I go home I have to stop there at least once. But let me tell you it's not enough and I got to thinking maybe, just maybe in between visits I could make the spread at home. After looking at the ingredients list, I decided to give it a go. It took me a couple of tries to get it right but I think I've got something that totally satisfies my craving when I can't get back home. And today I'm sharing it with you. What makes a good french fry dip or burger spread? Its gotta be creamy so that means its gotta have mayo. A good french fry dip and burger spread is also slightly sweet. This dip gets a little bit of sweetness from sweet pickle relish and a pinch of sugar. For a bit of saltiness, chopped pickles or dill pickle relish is also a good addition. Finally, the mustard. There are so many different kinds of mustard out there. So many dijon and stone ground versions out there  but for fry dip, you don't need anything fancy. Instead, you're going to want good ol' fashioned yellow mustard. It gives the subtle vinegar taste you want and the yellow color. So the next time that you make yourself a batch of french fries. Or maybe a Fried Pickle Burger,  make sure that you've got this french fry dip to serve along side. You're going to love it!

What makes a good french fry dip or burger spread?

Its gotta be creamy so that means its gotta have mayo. A good french fry dip and burger spread is also slightly sweet. This dip gets a little bit of sweetness from sweet pickle relish and a pinch of sugar.

For a bit of saltiness, chopped pickles or dill pickle relish is also a good addition.

French Fry Dip is the perfect creamy dip for all your french fry cravings. With mayo and relish, it also makes a great burger spread. Have you ever been to the Pacific Northwest? If you have, or if you live there like me then you are familiar with Burgerville. If you are not familiar with Burgerville and live in the Pacific Northwest, or plan to visit, do yourself a favor: GO. I guess I shouldn't say Pacific Northwest because Burgerville is really only in Southwestern Washington and Northwest Oregon. As in, it's not in Seattle. As in there isn't one within 80 miles of me. It's tragic really. I grew up in Southwestern Washington and I loved Burgerville. Whenever we got fast food, I'd prefer Burgerville hands down over all of the other burger places. And the reason why, besides the unbelievable milkshakes, the walla walla onion rings in the summer and the fact that they use Tillamook cheese on their burgers, is the spread that they put on their burgers. I would always order a Colossal Cheeseburger Basket with fries, a coke and extra spread for dipping my fries. Friends, every bite was heaven. And every time I go home I have to stop there at least once. But let me tell you it's not enough and I got to thinking maybe, just maybe in between visits I could make the spread at home. After looking at the ingredients list, I decided to give it a go. It took me a couple of tries to get it right but I think I've got something that totally satisfies my craving when I can't get back home. And today I'm sharing it with you. What makes a good french fry dip or burger spread? Its gotta be creamy so that means its gotta have mayo. A good french fry dip and burger spread is also slightly sweet. This dip gets a little bit of sweetness from sweet pickle relish and a pinch of sugar. For a bit of saltiness, chopped pickles or dill pickle relish is also a good addition. Finally, the mustard. There are so many different kinds of mustard out there. So many dijon and stone ground versions out there  but for fry dip, you don't need anything fancy. Instead, you're going to want good ol' fashioned yellow mustard. It gives the subtle vinegar taste you want and the yellow color. So the next time that you make yourself a batch of french fries. Or maybe a Fried Pickle Burger,  make sure that you've got this french fry dip to serve along side. You're going to love it!

Finally, the mustard. There are so many different kinds of mustard out there. So many dijon and stone ground versions out there  but for fry dip, you don’t need anything fancy. Instead, you’re going to want good ol’ fashioned yellow mustard. It gives the subtle vinegar taste you want and the yellow color.

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So the next time that you make yourself a batch of french fries. Or maybe a Fried Pickle Burger,  make sure that you’ve got this french fry dip to serve along side. You’re going to love it!

Note: Recipe originally posted 2014. Updated with new photos 2019.

French Fry Dip and Burger Spread – Burgerville Copycat Recipe

Serves 4 Prep Time:
5(7)

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dill relish
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon granulated sugar

Instructions

1

Combine all ingredients together in a bowl. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Serve as a spread for hamburgers or a dip for french fries.

Notes

Nutrition facts not guaranteed.

Nutrition information

Calories: 124 , Total Fat: 9.9g , Saturated Fat: 1.4g , Cholesterol: 8mg , Sodium: 266mg , Carbohydrates: 9.2g , Fiber: 0.1g , Sugar: 3.8g , Protein: 0.3g

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  • Reply
    Ashley
    March 16, 2019 at 5:56 pm

    OMG Thank you for much for doing this for us ❤️ I grew up in Vancouver WA Then moved to Arizona at 18 well I’m still here and I miss burgerville so much my aunt has brought me a jar of sauce during a visit twice but that’s not enough. I’m so excited to try this out 😄😃😀

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      Deseree
      March 17, 2019 at 12:21 pm

      You are so welcome! I hope it brings back all the good memories for you!!

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    Mattie Hughes
    March 11, 2019 at 11:16 am

    I have always made this dip for my hamburger’s and fried never add sugar to it before, thanks will tried with the sugar.

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    Billy
    February 15, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    Next time I’m craving a dish with pickles in it I’m making this for sure. Thanks so much for sharing!

  • Reply
    Cathy
    February 4, 2019 at 8:45 am

    Oooh yeah….this is totally my kind of dip!

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    Sandra | A Dash of Sanity
    February 3, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    That looks SO good! I am sure my husband will love this!

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    Brandy O'Neill
    January 29, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    Okay this sounds amazing! Can’t wait to give this a try!

  • Reply
    Sabrina
    January 29, 2019 at 10:57 am

    This is such a good copycat! The perfect afternoon snack.

  • Reply
    Chrissie Baker
    January 29, 2019 at 10:06 am

    What a scrumptious dish! I am going to make this! Yum. Thank you.

  • Reply
    Cindy F
    January 28, 2019 at 10:20 am

    Can’t wait to try this! It is rare when I get to eat at Burgerville since the closest one to me is in The Dalles! Their sauce is the bomb!

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      Deseree
      January 28, 2019 at 11:46 am

      Right?! It is SO good!

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    Vancouver WA resident
    January 13, 2019 at 4:01 pm

    Perfect!

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    Kelly Baze
    November 8, 2018 at 11:31 am

    Another Battleground grad here, and Burgerville was my jam! Used to sneak over there before wrestling practice and scarf it down…then wander into practice smelling like dinner. lol Coach Carlisle made me run alot of sprints back then for making the heavier wrestlers suffer, but I was the featherweight so I could get away with it. ;-) Thanks for bringing this back to me…nowhere else has ever had a sauce that even comes close to
    Burgerville U.S.A.!

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      Deseree
      November 8, 2018 at 9:26 pm

      hahaha I love that memory thank you for sharing! And you’re welcome! :)

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    karla
    April 7, 2018 at 11:54 am

    Oh, and it was quite a bit yellower back in the 70s. More mustard than they use today.

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      Deseree
      April 7, 2018 at 6:35 pm

      That is interesting Karla! I’m always interested in how things were originally done. I didn’t try it then was it less sweet than it is today?

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    karla
    April 7, 2018 at 11:51 am

    I knew a person who worked at BV in the late ’60-’70s. She said it was made in the back with ingredients they had for the burgers. So no sweet relish. (Recipe may have changed over the years and we’ve adjusted to it), but original would have sliced pickles – “hamburger chips” chopped fine, mayo, yellow mustard, sugar. ?? finely diced onion/ grated. JMHO.

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    kathy
    February 24, 2016 at 5:21 pm

    Hi ,and thanks a mill for the recipe. Only one question, when you say mayonaise do you mean miracle whip?

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      Deseree
      February 24, 2016 at 5:32 pm

      You’re welcome! When I say mayonnaise I mean mayo not miracle whip. Miracle whip is a bit sweeter. if that is all you have you could try using that and using less of the sweet relish. I’ve never tried it that way though so I can’t say for sure :)

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    Traveling GM
    May 22, 2015 at 10:06 am

    Oh yum – I grew up in Camas, then moved to Vancouver. Now live in Arizona and my first stop whenever I go home is Burgerville. Thanks for the recipe!

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    Hannah Grady
    March 19, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    This tastes exactly like it! You nailed it! Thank you from the bottom of my Burgerville lovin heart!

    • Reply
      Deseree
      March 19, 2015 at 3:14 pm

      You’re welcome Hannah! I am so happy to hear it, especially from another Burgerville lover! :)

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    CAF
    October 19, 2014 at 10:07 am

    I lived in Vancouver for a year and then Battle Ground 6 years when I was growing up. Now I’m living back in my home state half way across the country. I’m currently pregnant and have been CRAVING burgerville, specifically the sauce, so maybe this will calm the craving (which I haven’t even tasted in over 8 years!)

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    Rock Ranger
    July 13, 2014 at 9:31 am

    My wife had a blond moment at the 92nd and Powell Burgerville. She and our daughter drove up to the window without stopping at the order station. When asked how she could be helped at the window, she replied “I’ll be right back.” She left the window, drove all the way around the store and went to the order station. Our daughter nearly hurt herself laughing so hard. I wonder how the staff dealt with this. We dubbed this Burgerville the Jericho one. Reciting the incident still gets laughs 20 years later.

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    Rock Ranger
    July 13, 2014 at 9:24 am

    Thanks much for sauce recipe. Loved this on the single burger. My family lived in Gresham 15 years. Now in MI. Burgerville is another on my list of things I miss a lot. Halo Burger here not even close in quality or taste. Sonic and Checkers/Rally try. Miss Walla2 onion rings and seasonal berry shakes. Used to munch burgers and watch trains at Vancouver station once in a while.

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    Monica Kubicz
    April 18, 2014 at 11:02 am

    Thank you for posting this!! I grew up in Vancouver as well so I love Burgerville…..especially the sauce and the onion rings over the summer. Unfortunately I haven’t lived in the area in 15 years……I married a soldier and have lived all over the world since. It’s a must stop when we make it back home!!

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      Deseree
      April 18, 2014 at 8:58 pm

      Ooooh I LOVE their onion rings too! You’re welcome and thank your husband for his service! :)

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    housepea
    April 3, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    Mmm, Burgerville. I grew up in Portland, so I am happily familiar with Burgerville. Also a Seattleite now, so I will definitely be making this. Thanks for figuring out the recipe. :)

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      Deseree
      April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm

      Thank you! I hope you enjoy it :)

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    Robyn
    April 3, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Where in Southwestern Washington did you grow up (if you don’t mind my asking)? I am from Vancouver (near the mall) and love getting Burgerville every time I go back to visit family.

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      Deseree
      April 4, 2014 at 2:01 pm

      I grew up in Vancouver too! Near the Fort :)