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Fire up the grill and prepare your appetite. This mouth-watering Portobello Mushroom Bison Burger is the end all and be all burger for veggie lovers. Lean and flavorful bison patty, topped with pepper jack cheese, a plump and meaty portobello mushroom, and finally grilled onions and bell peppers. I’ll give you a second to wipe the drool from your face…
So this was the first time I’d ever made a bison burger before. I’ve had them plenty of times in the past, but I’d never made them myself. I used to get bison sliders all the time back in Jacksonville where I went to college and when I saw bison at the store I thought why not give it a shot!
I didn’t make sliders because I found my long lost favorite buns at BJ’s Wholesale Club. They’re an onion roll with poppy seeds. I hadn’t had them in years! Portobello mushrooms and bell peppers are a staple in my house and they are so easy to cook on the grill so I thought they’d be a perfect topping for this burger.
One thing I really love about BJ’s is all of the free samples! I’m a sucker for them. It was especially good timing since I was starting to get hungry so I was able to snack a little so I didn’t over eat when I got home. Also I hate shopping when I’m hungry because I always end up with so many impulse purchases. Side note, everyone was so friendly and let me take their pictures 🙂
I managed to get out of the store with only a few impulse buys. Is it just me or do you tend to buy more things when you’re hungry too?
Portobello Mushroom Bison Burger
- 32 ox ground bison
- 8 portobello mushrooms caps
- 8 slices pepper jack cheese
- 1 large sweet onion
- 2 bell peppers
- 2 Tablespoons worcestershire sauce
- 1 Tablespoon Montreal Seasoning (salt, pepper, garlic)
- 1 cup fat free zesty Italian salad dressing
- 8 onion buns/rolls
- Wash bell peppers and onions. Slice into rings. Combine in a bowl or bag with Italian dressing and portobello mushroom caps.
- In a large bowl combine ground bison meat, montreal seasoning, and worcestershire sauce. Form into 8 4oz patties.
- Cook burgers on the grill for approximately 10 minutes. Turning 2-3 times total. Remove once an internal temperature of 155-165F is reached.
- Place veggies in a grill rack and cook about 15 minutes or until desired doneness is obtained.
- Toast buns on top rack while food is cooking on the grill.
- Top burger with pepper jack cheese and veggies.
Are you ready for the best part? Well besides leftover burgers? I’ve teamed up with BJ’s Wholesale Club to give you a FREE 3 MONTH MEMBERSHIP so you can check out their awesome selection. I really loved that they have a wide variety of organic produce and a larger selection of meat than you find at other wholesale clubs!