25 Simple Ground Bison Recipes

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Looking for delicious ways to add protein to your diet?

Check out these ground bison recipes!

Ground bison is a meaty, delicious alternative to beef.

It’s healthy, versatile, and doesn’t need to be cooked in order to be tasty.

From tacos and shepherd’s pie to chili and kebabs, ground bison dishes are flavorful, affordable, and kid-approved.

So what are you waiting for?

Get cooking and enjoy this nutritious meat alternative today!

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1. Ground Bison Pasta

This ground bison pasta has a rich and hearty flavor.

It’s the ideal dish if you want to serve your guests something special.

It’s made with ground bison, beans, tomatoes, onions, carrots, and more.

The addition of flavorful spices makes this pasta taste even better!

So I can tell you that it’s not just yummy but healthy as well.

And it’ll definitely fill you up.

2. Easy Meatball Recipe (With Ground Bison And Fresh Herbs)

If you’ve been searching for the perfect meatball recipe for some time, this one’s for you.

The bison meatballs are tender and juicy, with sweet herbs and a hint of spice.

You’ll add them to a pan with garlic, onions, water, basil, parsley, and red pepper flakes.

They take about 30 minutes to make and have such an incredible flavor.

3. Bison Stroganoff

I’ve tried this cooled bison stroganoff recipe before, and it was a stellar hit.

It’s simple to make and is so easy to customize however you like.

For example, if you want your stroganoff to be extra creamy and delicious, use the finest quality heavy cream you can find.

Not only will it thicken up the sauce, but it makes a beautiful backdrop for the succulent meat.

4. Macaroni And Cheese With Ground Bison

I think this is one of the most underrated mac and cheese recipes out there.

It’s so easy to make and an excellent base for many different flavors.

The key to making it taste meaty is to add ground bison.

This makes all of the cheesy goodness even more exciting.

A great option for a vegan or vegetarian dish, you can add chickpeas for a creamy texture.

5. Recipe: Ground Bison With Mustard

This ground bison recipe is a mouthwatering dish that’s perfect for any occasion.

The flaky crust on top adds a lovely crunch to the succulent meat.

It’s seasoned with mustard, which gives it such an incredible flavor boost.

It’s the perfect way to enjoy this lean and flavorful cut of beef!

6. Ground Bison Chili

This ground bison chili is a delicious way to get some nutrients in your body.

Seasoned with spices and cooked until browned, it’s also full of flavor.

You can serve it on its own or as part of a dish like chili stew or tacos.

Whichever you choose, this recipe will make your taste buds sing!

7. Ground Bison And Cauliflower Bowl

Billing this bowl as “ground bison and cauliflower” is a bit of a misnomer, but it sure is tasty.

All you’ll need to do is cook the veggies in an oil-based broth before topping them with the ground bison and vegan cheese.

You can also add in some nutritional yeast if you want.

The result is a delicious meat-free meal that’s full of bright, earthy flavors.

8. Bison Burgers

Bison burgers are a little different from your usual burgers.

They’re leaner and yet so juicy; they’ll make you feel like you’re eating something super healthy.

They also have a strong tangy flavor, which I just love.

The recipe calls for cumin, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, chili powder, salt, and pepper to add heat.

When cooking the bison burgers, be sure to let them rest in the butcher block before putting them in the pan.

Otherwise, they won’t get cooked all the way through.

9. Ground Bison And Cabbage Soup

If you’re looking for a comforting and hearty soup that will keep you warm in the cold months, this recipe is a must-try.

It has tender tender chunks of ground bison and cabbage tossed in a rich tomato broth.

The result is a delicious soup that is both filling and easy to make.

Plus, it tastes amazing with bread or crackers!

10. Bison Shepherd’s Pie

Bison Shepherd’s pie is a hearty and delicious combination of ground beef, carrots, potatoes, and peas.

The beef has a rich flavor that compliments the veggies perfectly.

Just add in some seasoning to enhance the overall flavors and you’re done!

This shepherd’s pie recipe is perfect for your next potluck or dinner party.

It’s rich, flavorful, and very filling.

11. Bison Chili With Black Beans

I’m going to be honest.

The first time I had a Black Bean and Bison chili, I didn’t think it was that amazing.

However, the second time I tried it, I was blown away!

It has a terrific spice mix that pairs perfectly with any kind of beans or meat you can think of.

You’ll want to serve this with a warm flour tortilla as the base for scooping up some of that incredible chili goodness.

12. Autumn Harvest Bison Bowl

If you want to amp up your fall flavors, this bison bowl is your answer.

It’s a hearty dish that tastes like the stuff of dreams.

The combination of sweet and spicy sausage, juicy bison, and comforting veggies makes for an incredibly satisfying meal.

But it’s not just about the ingredients: it’s also about how they look.

Each bite turns into a colorful feast as the colors of the veggies shine from within.

Plus, you can indulge in all those flavors without breaking a sweat because this recipe only needs 15 minutes to prepare!


13. Mexican Bison Bake With Cilantro-Lime Cream

Looking for something a little different this holiday?

Then, I highly suggest you give this Mexican bison bake a try.

It’s got the same creamy, dreamy texture of traditional casserole.

It’s also made with black beans and corn in place of flour.

And it has plenty of Mexican seasonings: jalapenos, salsa, and lime juice!

The spice level is just right for a comforting weeknight meal.

14. Bison Kofta Kebabs

These kebabs are so meaty and flavorful, they’re like a meal in a bag.

You can eat them as is or add the optional herbs and spices for a burst of flavors when you bite into one.

Top tip: cut your meat at the same time as your veggies, either with a sharp knife or just use your fork.

Then, eat everything without having to trim it first.

They’re also great if you want something low-carb (and therefore low-calorie).

You could even make them full fat by adding some extra olive oil.


15. Bison Meatballs

I was so excited to see a recipe for bison meatballs and couldn’t wait to try it.

As you can imagine, this doesn’t come out like store-bought meatballs.

It’s infused with tons of spices and herbs, making the meat almost like an herb-infused soup.

The flavor is subtle, but it does have a bit of heat from cayenne pepper.

If you need something more savory, try using chili powder instead.

16. Bison Bolognese

You’ll love this tender, creamy bolognese – the kind of sauce that you can spread on sandwiches and use to top pasta.

It’s just as easy to prepare as regular bolognese, but it tastes much better because of its simplicity.

The meat is simmering in a rich tomato sauce flavored with basil and oregano.

Top it with fresh mozzarella or cheddar cheese for an extra dose of flavor.

17. Whole30 Bison Sweet Potato Hash

If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast option, this is it.

It’s loaded with sweet potatoes and tender bison, making it high in protein.

The best part of this hash is that you can use any type of potato you like.

I like using Yukon Golds because they have a lovely deep hue.

You could also add some fresh vegetables to the mix if you have them on hand.

18. Sweet Potato Bison Shepherd’s Pie

This recipe is another game-changer for the comfort food category.

Sweet potato bison Shepherd’s pie is a scrumptious mash-up of Thanksgiving staples.

It has all the gooey warmth of a comforting casserole but with all the nutrients of a veggie pie, making it even healthier.

Caramelized onions, roasted sweet potatoes, and cauliflower rice are cooked in butter until they turn golden brown and then baked to perfection.

Top with flaky sea salt and serve this dish warm!

19. Smoky Bison Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Bison is a delicious and affordable alternative to beef, but it’s not that much meat.

You can also use chicken or pork if you want something more filling.

Luckily, the mild taste of bison makes it an ideal alternative to ground beef with this recipe.

It takes just 20 minutes to prepare and another 15 to simmer.

Once it’s done, the recipe calls for brown butter and mixed spices for a rich flavor.

And don’t worry about serving it on spaghetti squash.

You could even serve it over potato fries or in tacos if you wanted something crunchy.

20. Curry Bison And Vegetables

Curry is one of those dishes that’s hard to go wrong with.

Of course, you won’t go wrong adding curry powder to your stir fry or curry sauce.

So, why not try this buffalo bison and veggies recipe?

The dish features tender tofu pasta and sauteed vegetables in a savory curry base.

It’s a simple but flavorful meal that anyone can enjoy.

21. Bison Tacos

These delectable tacos are the perfect way to get your fill of Bison.

They’re a nutritional powerhouse, and they taste like heaven on earth.

The meat is seasoned to perfection with spices and mixed veggies for a special combination that will surely delight your palate.

22. Barbecue Bison Meatloaf

If you’re looking for a tasty meatloaf that’s 100% lower in carbs, this recipe is the answer.

The bison meatloaf is made with ground bison and eggs.

The result is a super-rich, thick loaf that has so much flavor.

Since it uses only two ingredients, the prep time isn’t too long either.

It takes just 20 minutes to prepare and another 30 to cook.

23. Bison Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I’m a huge fan of the buffalo chicken dip, but the buffalo baked sweet potatoes are just as good.

Not only are they stuffed with meaty perfection, but you’ll also make them extra filling with some cream cheese on top.

Whip up this dish for tailgating or on weeknights when you want something hearty to snuggle into bed and read a book.

24. Ground Bison Tacos With Red Cabbage Slaw And Creamy Salsa

You’ll need to gently fry these red cabbage slaw tacos in a little olive oil until the cabbage turns a nice golden brown.

Then, add some more olive oil and season them with salt, pepper, and cumin.

If you want to be extra fancy, drizzle the whole thing with honey before baking for about 10 minutes.

These are definitely not your ordinary tacos!

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24 Simple Ground Bison Recipes

Ground bison is a meaty, delicious alternative to beef. It’s healthy, versatile, and doesn’t need to be cooked in order to be tasty.
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Cuisine American


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