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Bison Burgers

Want to shake up your burger night? Give bison burgers a shot! They’re a lean and tasty twist to your usual beef patties. Imagine flavorful burgers that bring a different vibe to your dinner table. It’s not a big deal; it’s just a simple change in the burger game. Get ready for a burger night that might become your new favorite!

To whip up these bison burgers, you’ll need ground bison, breadcrumbs, red onion, garlic, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Mix them in a bowl – not too much, just enough. Shape the mix into four patties, and they’re good to go on the grill!

Heat up your grill or griddle, toss on the bison patties, and cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side. If you like, add some cheese for a melty touch. While the burgers cook, toast whole wheat buns until they’re golden brown.

Once the burgers hit a safe temperature, around 160°F, take them off the heat. Let them chill for 5 minutes, then build your burger with lettuce, tomato, and red onion – whatever suits your taste!

In just 30 minutes, you’ll have a plate of tasty bison burgers, each around 350 calories. They’re a simple and delicious change to your usual burger routine. Enjoy the twist!

Bison Burgers

Bison Burgers

This Bison Burgers recipe challenges the ordinary, offering a gourmet twist with lean and flavorful bison meat. Ready in 30 minutes, the patties, seasoned with red onion and Dijon mustard, are grilled to perfection. Topped with optional cheese and served on toasted whole wheat buns, these burgers redefine your expectations, providing a quick and bold alternative for a delicious burger night.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 350 kcal


  • Grill or stovetop griddle
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • Meat thermometer


  • 1 pound ground bison meat
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 whole wheat burger buns
  • Lettuce, tomato slices, red onion rings, cheese Toppings (optional)


  • In a mixing bowl, combine ground bison, breadcrumbs, red onion, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and black pepper. Gently mix the ingredients until just combined; avoid overmixing to keep the burgers tender.
  • Divide the mixture into four equal portions and shape them into burger patties.
  • Preheat your grill or stovetop griddle over medium-high heat. If using a grill, oil the grates to prevent sticking.
  • Place the bison burgers on the preheated grill or griddle and cook for approximately 4-5 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness. Use a meat thermometer to ensure they reach an internal temperature of 160°F (71°C).
  • During the last minute of cooking, add optional cheese slices to the burgers and let them melt.
  • While the burgers are cooking, toast the whole wheat burger buns on the grill for about 1-2 minutes, until they are golden brown.
  • Remove the bison burgers from the heat and let them rest for 5 minutes.
  • Assemble your burgers by placing the patties on the toasted buns and adding your preferred toppings such as lettuce, tomato slices, and red onion rings.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy your bold and flavorful bison burgers!


  • Bison meat is leaner than beef, so take care not to overcook the burgers to prevent them from becoming dry.
  • Experiment with different toppings and condiments to customize your bison burgers to your taste.
Q: Can I substitute bison with beef in this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use ground beef if bison is not available. Adjust the cooking time based on your desired level of doneness.
Keyword Bison Burgers, Gourmet Burgers, Grilling, Lean Meat
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Erika Herbert
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