Do you want to impress your friends and family with a unique and flavorful twist on a classic dish? Look no further than these mouthwatering Tomato and Basil Pesto Grilled Bison Burgers.
Bison meat is not only delicious but also a healthier alternative to traditional beef burgers. It is leaner, lower in fat, and higher in protein. Bison meat also has a rich, slightly sweet flavor that pairs perfectly with the tangy tomato and aromatic basil pesto in this recipe.
Preparation Method: Coat and Grill
Cooking Time: 4 to 5 minutes per side
Grill Temperature: Medium-high heat (around 375°F to 400°F or 190°C to 204°C)
- 1 pound ground bison meat
- 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 burger buns
- Lettuce, tomato slices, and red onion slices for garnish
- In a large bowl, combine the ground bison meat, sun-dried tomatoes, basil leaves, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated. Leave some
- Divide the mixture into four equal portions and shape them into patties.
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- Place the bison patties on the grill and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
- While the burgers are cooking, lightly toast the burger buns on the grill.
- Once the burgers are cooked, remove them from the grill and let them rest for a few minutes.
- Assemble your burgers by placing a bison patty on each toasted bun. Top with lettuce, tomato slices, and red onion slices.
- Serve your Tomato and Basil Pesto Grilled Bison Burgers with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!