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


  1. 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.
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