Bison Sliders with Guacamole



  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat sour cream
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeƱo 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.

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  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (1 serving: 2 sliders)

Nutritional Information

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

Good to Know

These juicy sliders are addictive! Make them for a party or an easy weeknight dinner.