bison burgers

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By Diane C.
from Anytown, TX

I wanted to try some bison and this is my creation.

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For bison burgers

  • 1 lb
    ground buffalo a.k.a.bison
  • 1/2 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper (i use fresh cracked)
  • 1/4 tsp
    marmite (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 1/2 c
    beef broth, reduced sodium
  • 1/2 tsp
    unflavored gelatin
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
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How To Make bison burgers

  • 1
    Dissolve gelatin into beef broth. Whisk in Marmite. Let sit for five minutes.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, combine bison, oatmeal, salt, pepper, minced onion, garlic and parsley.
  • 3
    Pour gelatin mixture over meat. Stir to mix well. Shape into four burgers.
  • 4
    Set oven to broil. Place burgers on foil-lined broiler pan. Broil 7 minutes per side.
  • 5
    Notes: Marmite is a yeast extract from Australia. When used with beef/bison, it amps up the flavor. You can substitute one egg for the beef broth/gelatin mixture. I like to serve these topped with Swiss cheese and caramelized onions.
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