Make basic Bison Burger recipe your foundation and build upon it as you desire the next go-round.
Recipe by Rhoda Friesen, independent food consultant, Westminster
1 pound ground bison*
4 burger buns, split and toasted
Salt and pepper
Shape ground bison into four 1/2-inch-thick patties. Grill, covered, 4-6 inches above medium-hot coals, turning once, just until the pink has disappeared. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Tuck into a toasted bun, top with your favorite condiments and enjoy.
*Ground bison can vary in leanness. The above recipe is based on 92% lean ground bison. Ask your meat market for the lean content of their product: extra-lean, 95% or greater; lean, 90-95%; regular, 85-90%.
After you gobble down your Bison Burger, check out this Easy Bison Green Chili recipe.