Perfect Bison Burgers
Ground buffalo is flavored with onion, rosemary, thyme and Worcestershire sauce. And with a dressing of BBQ sauce, ketchup and mayo, you've got a delicious version for a lower cholesterol burger.
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 1 Cup onion diced, plus 1 onion sliced into rings for garnish
- 1 egg beaten
- 1 teaspoon rosemary dried
- 1 teaspoon thyme dried
- 2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 teaspoons brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 pound ground buffalo meat
- 4 hamburger buns toasted
- 4 slices tomato
- 4 leaves lettuce
- For the Sauce:
- 1/4 Cup BBQ sauce your favorite brand
- 1/4 Cup ketchup
- 1/4 Cup mayonnaise
For the burgers: Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add chopped onions and sauté, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until softened; set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, combine egg, rosemary, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, salt and pepper, Mix in cooled onion and buffalo meat Shape mixture into four 1/2 inch thick patties. Chill up to 6 hours.
When ready to cook burgers, cook patties for about 5 minutes per side in a little olive oil in a cast iron skillet (or grill).
To build your burger: Spread sauce on toasted buns and serve remaining sauce on the side for dipping. Place patties on bun and garnish with lettuce and tomato and caramelized onions.
Calories: 594kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 1038mg | Potassium: 664mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 465IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 5.2mg