Bison Sliders with Guacamole

Health DECEMBER 2011

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


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 444
  • Fat: 24.2g
  • Saturated fat: 7.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 11g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: 61mg
  • Protein: 23g
  • Carbohydrate: 38g
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sodium: 544mg

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