Mediterranean Bison Burgers
This Paleo- and Whole-30 approved burger is the perfect recipe for healthy caveman grilling.
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The trick to Paleo-approved burgers? Skip the processed beef and the bun. Made with more primal-friendly bison, these delicious patties will make you forget all about typical cheeseburgers and hot dogs. We used Paleo- and Whole30-approved Primal Kitchen Mayo with Avocado Oil to keep everything within dietary bounds. For more great caveman grilling tips, see Paleo-Friendly BBQ Recipes.
Mediterranean Bison Burgers with Grilled Green Onions and Ripe Tomatoes recipe
- ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 tsp. ground coriander
- ¼ tsp. ground cumin
- ¼ tsp. course salt
- ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
- ¼ tsp. black pepper
- 1 lbs. ground bison
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 bunches green onions
- 1 large ripe tomato, cut into 4 thick slices
- 4 tsp. Primal Kitchen Mayo with Avocado Oil
- Chopped fresh chives, basil, and/or thyme
- Preheat grill to medium (375ºF).
- In a small bowl, combine the parsley, coriander, cumin, salt, cinnamon, and pepper. Place the bison in a medium bowl and add the parsley-spice mixture, the egg, chopped onion, and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Mix with your hands just until combined. Shape the meat mixture into four ¾-inch-thick patties. Use your thumb to make a slight indentation in the center of each patty.
- Grill the patties over direct heat for 10–12 minutes, turning once, until they register 160ºF.
- Toss the green onions with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and lightly season with salt and pepper. Grill the green onions, turning them once, until tender and lightly charred, about 4 minutes.
- Place a tomato slice on each of four serving plates and top each with a bison burger. Divide the charred green onions among the plates. Top the patties with mayonnaise, and sprinkle chopped herbs over all.
- Calories 300
- Carbohydrate Content 6 g
- Cholesterol Content 110 mg
- Fat Content 20 g
- Fiber Content 2 g
- Protein Content 26 g
- Saturated Fat Content 5 g
- Sodium Content 260 mg
- Sugar Content 3 g