3/4 1lb fresh ground bison meat 1 red onion (chop about 1 tablespoon for meat and slice desired amount for topping the burger) 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 t paprika 1 t cayenne pepper 3 T Olive Oil Kosher salt to taste Fresh ground black pepper to taste 2 whole-wheat hamburger buns 1 tomato Fresh lettuce 1 avocado Gorgonzola blue cheese Desired condiments (spicy mustard is excellent with bison)

Be honest—what could be better than a burger with blue cheese? Well, if it’s a bison burger, then there’s no improvement needed. Keep this recipe on hand for your next grill fest. The flavor combinations are second to none.



  1. In a small mixing bowl combine bison meat, olive oil, chopped garlic and red onion and seasonings and mix thoroughly.
  2. Form meat into 3/4″ patties and set aside.
  3. Before grilling, prep all toppings such as sliced tomato, onion, lettuce etc.
  4. Bison meat is best served medium to medium rare – do not overcook!
  5. Grill patties over a low flame. Melt cheese on the patties during the last minute of grilling.