Saturday, April 2, 2011

Recipe for Greek Salad Bison Burgers

Ingredients for the burgers; makes 5 hearty servings

1 ½  lb lean (less than 10% fat) ground bison
16 kalamata olives, diced
2/3 cup feta cheese crumbled
2  tsp dried oregano (or more)
½  cup red onion, finely diced
½  tsp garlic powder
Freshly grated black pepper

Tomato slices
Whole grain buns

Cucumber Salad
Finely sliced cucumber, about 1 ½ cups
1 ½ TBSP plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1 tsp Dried oregano
1 tsp No Salt Seasoning (mixed herbs and spices)
Zest from ½ large lemon
Juice from ½ large lemon juice

Grill burgers over high direct heat for 2 minutes then over medium direct for an additional 6 (for medium) to 8 minutes (medium-well).  While burgers are grilling mix cucumbers slices with other salad ingredients and set aside.

Let burgers rest for a couple of minutes.  Top burger with tomato slices and cucumber salad.