Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – SOUTHWEST BUFFALO BURGER

June 21, 2017 at 5:07 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | 2 Comments
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a SOUTHWEST BUFFALO BURGER. I just love these Buffalo Burgers from Wild Idea Buffalo! Several years ago I was diagnosed with Diabetes 2 and switched from using Beef to using Buffalo. The first time I tried the Wild Idea Buffalo Burgers I was hooked! This one is made using the Wild Idea 1 lb. Premium Ground Buffalo. You can also purchase premade Buffalo Burger Patties, either way you’ll love them. You can find this recipe or purchase any of the Wild Idea Buffalo cuts of meat all at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! https://wildideabuffalo.com/


This fantastic burger was the winner and favorite in our buffalo burger cook off! This simple recipe makes one fantastic burger. (Makes 3 to 4 burgers or 8 to 10 sliders)


1 Wild Idea 1 lb. Premium Ground Buffalo
1 Tb. olive oil +
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 cup pepper jack cheese, small cubes
½ cup (2) green chili’s, roasted, peeled coarse chopped
Pico de Gallo
Jalapeno Hollandaise
Buns of choice


1.) Mix meat, olive oil, spices, cheese and chili’s together in bowl with hands and portion into desired patty size.
2.) Refrigerate for ½ hour to assist with binding.
3.) Preheat clean grill to 500*+.
4.) Brush burgers with a little extra olive oil and place burgers on hot grill, grilling 2 minutes each side. Keep grill lid closed.
5.) Brush with olive oil and grill ½ minute each side to give burger a bit of a crust.

Serve on buns and top with Pico de Gallo and Jalapeno Hollandaise! Accompany with *Tequila, Lime Buffalo Chips. *Recipe included with purchase.

Pico de Gallo (makes 2 cups)


1¼ cup finely diced cherry tomatoes
½ cup finely diced onion, white, red or green
¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
1 Tb. sugar
¼ tsp. cardamom
½ tsp. each: coriander, cumin, salt & pepper

Juice of 1 – Lime

*optional: pinch of cayenne

Toss all ingredients together. Season to taste.

Jalapeno infused Hollandaise


2 organic eggs, yolks only
½ teaspoon coarse mustard
½ teaspoon garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 Jalapeno, roasted, peeled and seeded
1 stick salted organic butter, melted

1.) Place all ingredients in blender and puree.
2.) With blender going, slowly add melted butter. Blend until mixture becomes thick.

Place leftover hollandaise in container and store in refrigerator for up to 5 days. Use as a spread on sandwiches or as a dip for crudités.



Wild Idea Ground Buffalo is a “must have” for countless healthy, meaty meals. We grind our finest roasts and steaks to bring you the most delicious ground buffalo on the planet. User friendly and very versatile, our 100% grass-fed, ground buffalo meat is packed with protein and minaturally low in fat and calories. Did we mention it’s delicious? Average 95% lean.



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  1. AWESOME post Mark! Can’t wait to sink our teeth in these burgers:) KUDOS!!!
    Lots of greetings from Athens, Greece

    • Thank you for dropping by my blog. I just love Buffalo Burgers, all Buffalo dishes!

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