EatingWell Greek Bison BurgerI'm going on a buffalo hunt. No horses or bows and arrows involved. I'm just going to arm myself with the latest issue of EatingWell, which has these amazing bison recipes by meat master chef Bruce Aidells, and head to the market, looking for new ways to cook America's leanest and greenest meat.
This may sound exotic: it's not. Now that Americans have discovered buffalo is one of the healthiest meats (only 143 calories and 2 grams of fat per serving), it is becoming common in many markets. Buffalo is leaner than beef, which is why it does so well in recipes like Red Curry Bison Short Ribs with Baby Bok Choy or Guinness-Marinated Bison Steak Sandwiches.
It is also one of the healthiest meats for our landscape. Buffalo are actually helping restore the natural ecology of our prairies, which is why Ted Turner, the largest landowner in the U.S. and a big Nature Conservancy supporter, is raising more than 50,000 bison. Unlike cattle, which are often corn-fed in lots, bison orRead More »from Why I love buffalo