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Herbed Buffalo Burgers

Herbed Buffalo Burgers

Lean buffalo is perfectly suited to creating a flavor-packed burger thanks to a host of herbs.

An egg and cooked onion add moisture to lean buffalo burgers.

22 min Prep: 10 min Cook: 12 min
Serves: 6 Save

Ingredients (16)


  • 1 T Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 1½ lb Buffalo, Ground
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Dried Thyme
  • 2 T Chopped Parsley
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 T Worcestershire Sauce

To Assemble

  • 6 Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slices
  • or 6 American Cheese Slices
  • 6 Hamburger Buns
  • 1 Lettuce Head (optional)
  • 2 Tomatoes (optional)
  • 1½ cup Mayonnaise (optional)
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  1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat; add onion and garlic and saute 5 minutes.
  2. Combine buffalo, onion mixture and remaining ingredients. Form into 6 patties about 3/4-inch thick. Place on a tray lined with plastic wrap, cover with more plastic wrap, and refrigerate until ready to cook. (Patties may be prepared 1 day ahead).
  3. Preheat grill until hot. Place patties on the grill rack over coals and cook, covered, about 4 minutes. Flip, top with sliced cheese, cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes more, until done. Place patties on bun bottoms; top with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise, if using, and bun tops. Serves 6.