Bison is super lean and high in protein compared to other meats. It is also lower in calories and cholesterol than beef and has a lot of flavor in it. It’s a little gamey but not overpowering. It gives you a meaty burger that sears and caramelizes well without that much fat.

TECHNIQUE TIP: Because bison is so lean, it does cook quickly and can be tough, which is why I don’t cook it like I would a steak.

SWAP OPTION: Swap bison for beef, use store bought mayo and/or Thousand Island dressing.

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