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6 Tips for Cooking a Better Burger (Page 3)

Smokey Buffalo Burgers

Pictured Recipe: Smoky Buffalo Burger

Smoky Buffalo Burgers

Here we flavor sweet, beefy buffalo (bison) with smoked cheese and smoky barbecue sauce. Instead of melted on top, cheese is used here to season the meat—adding moisture and smoky flavor inside the burger. Wild rice bulks up the serving size (and adds vitamins and minerals), while keeping it lean. Plus the flavor and chewy texture are a wonderful complement to the meat. If you can't find buffalo in your store, substitute 90%-lean ground beef.

Recipe to Try: Smoky Buffalo Burger

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