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bbq bison burger
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BBQ Bison Burger

All natural bison ground meat made into a burger and topped with savory bbq sauce!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, BBQ
Servings: 2 people
Author: Derek Wolf


  • 1 lbs of ground bison
  • 1/4 cup Cowboy Smokehouse BBQ Sauce
  • 2 slices of Havarti cheese
  • 2 fresh jalapeños
  • 2 Brioche hamburger bun
  • 1/2 tbsp of chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp of garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper
  • Optional: Fresh cut white onions


  • Light the Cowboy Hardwood Lump Charcoal in a charcoal chimney or mound inside your grill and let burn for 10-15 minutes. (Optional) Add 3-4 small pieces of hickory wood to the top of the charcoal for added flavor!
  • Split the 1 lb of ground bison in half and form into a patties. Season the burgers with chili powder, garlic powder, salt & pepper.
  • When fire is at a nice medium to medium high heat, place bison patties and jalapenos on grill grate. Let both the bison and jalapeños cook for 4-5 min per side. Place Havarti cheese on top of bison burgers about 2 min before they are done. When done, pull burgers & jalapenos off. Make sure to slice jalapenos.
  • Place burgers on bun with jalapeños on top, then drizzle on it some Cowboy Hickory BBQ Sauce. Serve and enjoy!