California-Style Bison Burger

Natural ground bison with just a simple seasoning of kosher salt and pepper makes a delicious burger when dressed with fresh, California-style toppings.
Servings 3 1/4 pound burgers


  • 1 12- ounce package Simple Truth Natural Ground Bison
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 slices Havarti cheese
  • 3 hamburger buns
  • Dijon mustard
  • 3 large leaves red leaf lettuce
  • 2-3 sliced rings of yellow onion
  • 2 to matoes sliced
  • 1 avocado peeled, seeded and sliced
  • Sprouts such as broccoli alfalfa or radish


  1. Preheat your grill or grill pan to medium high heat.
  2. Divided the bison into three portions and gently form into patties about 3 1/2 to 4 inches wide. Season generously wiht kosher slat and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Place on the grill or in the grill pan and cook for about 3 minutes on both sides until done to your liking. Add a slice of cheese to each patty and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese has melted.
  4. Place the buns on the grill and toast for about 1 minute on each side.
  5. Spread both sides of the bun with Dijon mustard. Layer each bun with lettuce, a few rings of onion, avocado slices, a bison burger patty, sliced tomato and sprouts. Top with the top bun.
  6. Serve with chips.