Bison vs. Beef. What’s The Difference?

Bison vs. Beef. What’s The Difference?


Updated on Aug 08, 2019

Unfortunately beef is more readily available to most people in the United States and beyond than Bison. However, Bison naturally carries more B vitamins, and is lower in fat than regular old beef. You can find Bison at Whole Foods markets, and co-ops usually year round. The larger chain grocery stores will be hit and miss when it comes to this healthier protein alternative! Paying for higher quality meat will come with a price tag, as the average cost per pound for bison is $12-20 dollars depending on the cut.

Gorgonzola And Sun Dried Tomato Buffalo Burgers 


  • 4 ounces Gorgonzola, crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pound ground buffalo meat


Combine Gorgonzola, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add ground buffalo and use your hands or two forks to lightly combine all ingredients, taking care not to overwork. Add a tablespoon or two of water if needed to hold together. With dampened hands, form mixture into 6 patties of even thickness. Place patties on a baking sheet, cover loosely and refrigerate for at least an hour.

Preheat grill or broiler. Cook burgers about 4 minutes per side to desired doneness, turning carefully with a spatula halfway through.
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