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Feta Bison Burgers w/Lemon Yogurt Sauce

feta bison burgers lemon yogurt sauce
  • (1 lb.) ground bison
  • (1/2 cup) cooked spinach, squeezed dry
  • (1/2 cup) crumbled feta cheese
  • (2 tsp.) fresh dill, chopped
  • (1 tsp.) fresh oregano, chopped
  • (1 tsp.) ground cumin
  • (1 tsp.) minced garlic
  • (3/4 tsp.) kosher salt
  • (1/2 tsp.) freshly ground pepper
  • (3/4 cup) nonfat or low-fat Greek-style plain yogurt
  • (1 tsp.) freshly grated lemon zest
  • (2 tsp.) lemon juice
  • (1 tsp.) fresh dill, chopped
  • (1 tsp.) fresh mint, chopped
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • (4) French rolls (or 4 in. pieces of whole-wheat baguette), split and toasted
  • (16 thin slices) English cucumber
  • (8 slices) vine-ripened tomato
  • (4 thin round slices) red onion

Feta Bison Burgers w/Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Grilled bison burgers made with spinach, feta cheese and tons of spices served on toasted French rolls with a bright lemon yogurt sauce.

Preparation Time
About 25 minutes
Cook Time
About 12 minutes


  1. 1Preheat outdoor grill or indoor grill pan to medium-high heat.
  2. 2In a large bowl, combine bison, spinach, feta, 2 tsp. dill, oregano, cumin, garlic, 3/4 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Form into 4 equal, oval-shaped patties.

  3. 3Dip a small towel into olive oil and use it to grease the grill rack. Place burgers on grill and cook 10-12 minutes, turning once.
  4. 4Meanwhile, mix together yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, 1 tsp. dill and mint. Add salt and pepper as needed.
  5. 5Serve each burger on a toasted roll, top with yogurt sauce, cucumber, tomato and onion.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 burger

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 392
  • Total Fat 16 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 30 g
  • Protein 35 g
  • Cholesterol 68 mg
  • Sodium 671 mg
  • Fiber 6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Sandwiches and Burgers

Recipe Ethnicity: Greek/Mediterranean

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Red Meat, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.