Cooking wild game with Laura Schara and Elizabeth Ries
Minnesota Live photojournalist heads to Elizabeth Ries’ home kitchen, where she’s joined by outdoors expert Laura Schara.
Bison Sloppy Joes Recipe
1 to 2 tablespoons avocado oil
1 white onion, diced
2 bell peppers (1 red and 1 yellow), diced
1 pound ground bison
1 packet Simply Organic Sloppy Joe Mix
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1 can tomato paste
1/3 cup low sugar or no sugar ketchup (or more, if you like more liquid)
1 tablespoons Worcestershire
Pickled jalapenos and/or sliced dill pickles, for topping
- Heat the vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and bell peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened but not browned, about 5 minutes.
- Add the bison, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper to the skillet; cook, breaking up the meat, until no longer pink, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the packet of seasoning. Follow packet instructions to make sloppy joe sauce. Add to Bison. Add Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a simmer, reduce the heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and remove from the heat.
- Serve with pickles and toasted bun or on top of a salad or sweet potato! Your Choice. Enjoy!