Fast Bison Burger Slider Recipe

Bison Burger Slider Recipe

This Bison burger slider recipe is the perfect meal for campouts or a backyard BBQ! It is juicy ground bison meat blended with ingredients like minced garlic, onion, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce. Add a special sauce made with mayo, ketchup, mustard, pickles, and spices for the ultimate Bison burger slider recipe. Don’t forget to toast the buns and add your favorite toppings for a perfect slider every time.

The combination of ground bison meat with the flavorful sauce, fresh vegetables, and toasted buns creates a really different take on the traditional slider.

Key Takeaways:

  • Author Expertise: Laurel Rodgers is the creator of Boondocking Recipes. She is known for her fire cooking journey and delicious results with her recipes.
  • Ground Bison Meat: Use 4 lbs of ground bison meat for the patties.
  • Special Sauce: Create a delicious special sauce with mayo, ketchup, mustard, pickles, garlic powder, and paprika.
  • Butter Buns: For extra flavor, butter the buns before toasting them.
  • Cooking the Patties: Cook the bison burgers in a smoking hot cast iron pan for 5 minutes on each side.
  • Letting the Burgers Rest: Allow the burgers to sit for 5 minutes after cooking to absorb the juices back into the meat.
  • Cheese Option: Add a slice of your favorite cheese while cooking for a tasty cheeseburger.
  • Assembly: Toast the buns, place the cooked bison patty on top, add the special sauce, lettuce, tomato, and the bun top.

Bison Burger Slider Recipe

FAQ For the Bison Burger Slider Recipe

Q: What ingredients are needed for Bison Burger Sliders?

A: To make Bison Burger Sliders, you will need 1 lb ground bison meat, 1 minced garlic clove, 1/4 cup minced onion, 1 tsp minced thyme, 2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce, 2 tbsp mayonnaise, 2 tbsp ketchup, 2 tbsp yellow mustard, 1 small diced pickle, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp paprika, salt, pepper, slider buns, lettuce, and tomato slices.

Q: How do I cook Bison Burger Sliders?

A: In a mixing bowl, combine the ground bison, garlic, onion, thyme, Worcestershire Sauce, salt, and pepper. Form small patties and cook them in a hot skillet for 2-3 minutes per side. Mix together the mayo, ketchup, mustard, pickle, garlic powder, and paprika to make the special sauce. Toast the slider buns, add the bison patties, top with special sauce, lettuce, and tomato, and serve.

Q: Can I customize Bison Burger Sliders?

A: Absolutely! Feel free to add your own twist to Bison Burger Sliders. You can add cheese, avocado, crispy bacon, or any other toppings you prefer. Experiment with different seasonings in the patty mix for unique flavors. Let your creativity shine when making Bison Burger Sliders!

Other Bison Recipes to Try

Easy Grilled Bison Tacos with Espresso Marinade Recipe

Smoked Reverse-Seared Bison Steak Recipe

Bison Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Wrapped in Bacon

Preparing the Ingredients For the Bison Burger Slider Recipe

Meat and Aromatics

Gather your 4 lbs. of Ground Bison Meat, minced garlic cloves, minced onion, and minced thyme. These ingredients will provide a flavorful base for your Bison burger slider recipe.

Spices and Condiments

Begin by preparing the special sauce for your bison burger sliders by combining the mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, pickle, garlic powder, and paprika. These ingredients will add a kick to your sliders.

Spices and condiments can make a dish. In this recipe, the combination of Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic powder, and paprika really ads to the overall taste of the Bison burger slider recipe.

Forming the Patties and Cooking

Mixing the Meat Mixture

Start by mixing together the ground bison, minced garlic, onion, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, and seasonings to create the meat mixture for these bison burgers.

Shaping the Bison Burgers

Divide the meat mixture into 4 equal portions and shape them into round patties. When shaping the bison burgers, pay attention to the thickness and size of each patty to ensure they cook to the same level of doneness. The juices from the well-seasoned meat mixture will be sealed in

Heating the Cast Iron Pan

For the Bison burger slider recipe results heat up your cast iron pan until it’s smoking hot. This makes a nice crust forms on the outside of the patties This will help lock in all those delicious juices.

Cooking the Bison Burgers to Perfection

Bison is a lean and meat that cooks quickly so be sure not to overcook it. Cook the patties for about 5 minutes on each side flipping once. Let them rest for a few minutes after cooking to allow the juices to redistribute inside the burger.

Building the Bison Burger Sliders

Assembling your Bison burger slider recipe is an art form. Top a perfectly cooked bison patty with the flavorful special sauce, crisp lettuce, a juicy slice of tomato, and your favorite cheese.

Bison Burger Slider Recipe

Bison Burger Slider Recipe

Fast Bison Burger Slider Recipe

This Bison burger slider recipe is the perfect meal for campouts or a backyard BBQ! It is juicy ground bison meat blended with ingredients like minced garlic, onion, thyme, and Worcestershire sauce.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16 Sliders
Calories 316 kcal


  • Kitchen Twine
  • mixing bowl
  • Cast Iron Skillet
  • Grill Grate
  • knives
  • Campfire Cooking Utensils
  • Campfire Serving Utensils
  • Campfire Fork Or Tongs
  • fire proof cooking gloves
  • Cast Iron Dutch Oven
  • foil paper


  • 4 lbs Bison meat ground
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cups onion minced
  • 4 tsps thyme minced
  • 8 tsps Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cups mayonaise
  • 4 tbsp ketchup
  • 4 tbsp mustard yellow
  • 4 small Pickle diced
  • 2 tsps garlic powder
  • 1 tsps paprika
  • salt and pepper



  • Combine the ground bison, minced onion, minced garlic clove, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, and salt and pepper in a bowl. Create 4 uniformly sized patties.
    Bison Burger Slider Recipe
  • A cast iron pan should be heated to a smoking temperature. When the burgers are the desired level of doneness, flip them over and continue cooking for an additional five minutes. After cooking, let the burger sit for around five minutes to allow all the juices to seep back into it.
    Bison Burger Slider Recipe
  • Prepare your sauce in the interim. Combine the mayo, ketchup, mustard, pickle, garlic powder, and paprika in a bowl.
    Bison Burger Slider Recipe
  • To assemble, toast your hamburger buns, place your bison burger on top, then top with a slice of tomato, lettuce, and your favorite sauce. These cheeseburgers can also be made by grilling the burger with a slice of your preferred cheese (*cheddar cheese works best!).
    Bison Burger Slider Recipe


Serving: 1gCalories: 316kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 22gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 234mgPotassium: 418mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 114IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 3mg
Keyword bison, bison sliders
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