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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Bison Burger

This week is going to a busy one for me... I get off work in a couple of hours... It is slow right now, so able to be on the computer.  But once I sleep for a couple hours, I need to get up and get ready as we are getting company.  I love having company as it is a good excuse to cook and after our linky party this weekend I have about 120 recipes that I can pick from to make... It is so much fun taking a recipe and making it my own.
 Then for the rest of the week I will be going to our church camp to work in the kitchen.  I love going there and working in the kitchen... Baking and cooking and visiting. I love the visiting and meeting new people and sharing stories. I can't wait to go again.  I will be there for three days, so this may be my only blog this week.

I made these burgers a couple of days ago and loved them.  My husband thought they tasted and smelt to much like smokes as I did have a rip-roaring flame going on as I was BBQing  them.  But I thought they were delicious.  I have only made buffalo or bison burgers a couple of times because the meat is very expensive.  I pay $9.99 for 1 lb but as there is only 2 of us.. I can make 4 1/4 lb burgers and that is good for 2 meals for us, so I guess it really isn't that bad ~ $2.50 per burger ~~ so maybe I will make them more often :).

Bison Burger ~ didn't want to eat it with a bun
so just had my tomato and spinach on top!
Ingredients:
1 lb ground bison meat
1 tsp sage
1 tsp paprika
1 tbsp dijon mustard
2 tbsp minced onions
1 tbsp minced garlic
1/3 cups oats
1/3 cup mozzarella cheese
1 egg
salt and pepper to taste.
2 tbsp oil

Combine all ingredients except oil.  Divide mixture into 4 and make patties.  Prior to putting on grill, brush oil on either side of burgers.  Put on hot grill and cook for 5 -6 minutes each side.

on the grill.. I did place tin foil on the grill as I had a rip roaring flame
and didn't want them to burn

close up picture of the burger without a bun.

the next day I decided to have a bun and added tillamook cheese

Delicious!
If you haven't had bison meat it should be something that you think about... It is a healthier alternative to beef  as it contains fewer calories and fat.  I also think it has much more flavour over beef.  So the next time you think burgers.... Think bison.
                                    Til next time <3 <3 <3 Marlys



Links:

Freedom Fridays  

Thursday's Treasure, Manic Mondays #24, Party Thyme



15 comments :

  1. I was thinking, "Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore." Then I thought,"Kansas is exactly where I'd expect to find bison!"

    It's an intriguing recipe.

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  2. Where did you find your bison meat at? I have thought about trying something like this too, I recently read that bison meat is way healthier to eat. They look delicious and I would eat it the same way as you without the bun!

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    1. Ramona, I think this last time I found it at Walmart.. but before I found it at Keweenaw Coop.. a little far from you but try your supermarkets, maybe they will have it.

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    1. I love it too... We don't eat alot of ground beef, so when I feel like a burger I buy bison meat.

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  4. I've never had bison meat, but it looks good enough! If it's healthier that's even better! The whole burger looks delicious!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Have a great week!

    Tammy

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    1. Tammy, it is very good... you should try it!

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  5. Looks great Marlys! Thanks for keepin' up with us at Foodie Friends Friday ;)

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  6. I do want to try these! I saw bison meat at the health food store and also at Publix. Thank you so much for sharing on Thursday's Treasures Week 47! <3 and hugs! http://www.recipesformyboys.com/2012/08/thursdays-treasures-week-47.html

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  7. I've never tried bison before, so this recipe would be a good one to start with! Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday!

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    1. Ericka, I prefer bison to beef now...

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  8. MMMMM I've seen bison at the store but haven't ever made a bison burger...but I think I will NOW! ;) Thanks for sharing at Party Thyme. This recipe has been pinned to my Party Thyme features board

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