Super Bowl Sunday Bison Burgers Recipe

Bison Burgers With Drunken Onions
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For Burgers:

1 1/2 lb. ground bison
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper as needed
canola oil as needed
4 slices Colby Jack cheese (or whatever you want)
4 Brioche rolls
Field Greens

For Onions:

1 large white onion – julienne
1 T. olive oil
2 T. butter
1 T. brown sugar
pinch red pepper flakes
1/2 oz. Whiskey

Instructions for Burgers:

  • Add the meat and Worcestershire to a bowl and gently mix. Handle carefully.
  • Divide the meat into four 6 oz. servings, shaping into patties.
  • Indent each patty and place in the fridge until ready to grill.
  • Fire up grill to medium high heat.
  • Oil one side of the burgers (the side you’ll grill first) and generously season with salt and pepper.
  • Lay on grill (seasoned side down) and grill for three minutes.
  • Oil/season once more and then flip.
  • Grill the other side for 3 minutes.
  • Add cheese at this step (optional)!
  • The burger should be medium and juicy.
  • Toast buns and serve with whiskey onions and greens!

Instructions for onions:

  • Melt butter and oil in skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Add onion slices.
  • Cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Onions will be caramelized.
  • Add a little more butter, reduce the heat , and cook additional 10 minutes.
  • Add sugar and red pepper flakes and cook 5 minutes until sugar has melted and onions are glazed.
  • Add whiskey and cook 2 minutes until whiskey has been absorbed.

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