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How Many Calories Are in a Bison Burger?

By Kristen Fisher

If you love a good burger but are trying to curb your calorie intake, give bison burgers a try. Bison is naturally leaner than beef, has a richer and sweeter flavor and is high in many essential nutrients.

Calories

A bison burger made from 100 g of meat contains 143 calories, according to the Missouri Bison Association. It also provides 2.42 g of fat and 82 mg of cholesterol.

Nutrients

Bison meat is high in B vitamins, potassium, iron, selenium and conjugated linoleic acid, an antioxidant that can help prevent cancer, reports the Missouri Bison Association.

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Cooking

Because bison meat is much leaner than most other red meats, bison burgers cook faster than beef burgers; try cooking bison burgers at a lower temperature for more time than you normally cook beef burgers, recommends the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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