Muscle Meat: The Best Burgers with Roger Mooking

Celebrity Chef and Recording Artist, Roger Mooking teams up with Muscle & Fitness and some of the world’s top chefs to bring you a fresh spin on one of summer’s favourite foods, the Burger. You can find the full recipe for Rogers special creation, The Bison Burger below. Try the recipe at home and check out the full article on MuscleandFitness.com.

bison-burger

Bison Burger

IN ONE BURGER


CALORIES
► 709
PROTEIN
► 40g
FAT
► 46g
CARBS
► 28g
FIBER
► 4g

Yields 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1½ lbs ground bison
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Ground black peppercorns to taste
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • ½ cup crumbled smoked cheddar
  • 4 hamburger buns

HERB PUREE

  • ½ cup green onion
  • ½ cup basil, fresh
  • ½ cup cilantro, fresh
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp ground black peppercorns
  • 1 avocado, cut into slices and seasoned with salt and pepper
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Ground black peppercorns to taste

METHOD

Preheat a large oven-safe skillet under medium heat in your oven’s broiler.

2. In a bowl, combine ground bison, cumin, and ground pepper and combine well by hand. Form 4 equal-size patties and set aside.

3. Add all herb puree ingredients to food processor and process until smooth. Spread evenly on the insides of the buns.

4. Season with salt and place as many patties as will fit comfortably in the skillet. Allow to brown on one side, approximately 2–3 minutes, and flip. Add crumbled cheddar and place in oven under broiler. Cook to desired doneness.

5. Assemble the burger as pictured and serve hot.