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Bison Sliders with Guacamole

Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings (1 serving: 2 sliders)

Ingredients

  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat sour cream
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 pound ground bison
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 small head butter lettuce, inner leaves separated
  • 2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced into rings
  • 8 whole wheat slider buns

Nutrition Information

  • calories 444
  • fat 24.2 g
  • satfat 7.6 g
  • monofat 11 g
  • polyfat 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 61 mg
  • protein 23 g
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • sugars 7 g
  • fiber 9 g
  • sodium 544 mg

How to Make It

  1. Mash avocado, sour cream, lime juice and zest, jalapeño, cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl until chunky. Press plastic wrap onto surface of guacamole, and refrigerate.

  2. Combine bison, garlic, and remaining salt and pepper in a small bowl. Form into eight 2-ounce patties, transfer to a plate, and set aside.

  3. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat. Grill sliders until thoroughly cooked; 4 minutes per side for medium.

  4. Layer one lettuce leaf, a slice of tomato, and an onion ring on bottom half of each bun, and top with 2 tablespoons guacamole. Add a slider, and top with other half of bun.