Bison Sliders

Bison Sliders

Get your guests ready to support their favorite team on Game Day with these juicy Bison Sliders. The sliders are packed with Durham Ranch ground bison, parsley, onion and garlic then topped with crisp pickled red onion and tangy arugula. You’ll score points with your guests before the first touchdown.

Makes 32-34 Sliders

For the Sliders

  • 2 1/2 lbs ground Durham Ranch Bison
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Pretzel slider rolls
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Pickled red onions
  • Baby arugula
  • Fontina cheese, sliced thin
  • Mayonnaise, optional

Pickled Red Onions

  • 1 large red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons whole peppercorns

Whisk together vinegar, sugar and salt in a bowl until dissolved. Place onion in a jar with peppercorns and pour vinegar over the top. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours before using.


  1. In a large bowl, mix together the ground bison, egg, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, parsely, Dijon mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Form meat patties slightly larger than the size of your slider rolls and depress the center with your thumb so that the meat doesn’t shrink while cooking.
  2. Heat a large cast iron skillet or griddle over medium-high heat. Working in batches, cook sliders for about 7-8 minutes or until browned. Turn and continue to cook another 5 minutes. Place cheese on top of each slider and cover with a piece of tinfoil or a lid for an additional 1-2 minutes or until cheese melts. Remove from heat and let rest.
  3. Heat oven to broil. Cut slider rolls in half, place upside down on a baking sheet and brush with melted butter. Place under the broiler until browned.
  4. Place bison sliders on toasted slider rolls and garnish with arugula, pickled red onions and a thin layer of mayonnaise.
Bison Sliders

Bison Sliders with Pickled Onion and Arugula

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