Blue Cheese Bison Burgers


Blue Cheese Bison Burgers


  • 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.
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Blue Cheese Bison Burgers Recipe