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.