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Caprese Bison Sirloin Steak with Bow Tie Pasta

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"The delicious flavor of freshly cooked bison steaks pairs beautifully with traditional Italian caprese ingredients like basil, fresh mozzarella cheese, and sweet grape tomatoes."
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41 m servings 599
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Season bison sirloin steaks with salt and pepper. Heat the 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat in a large heavy skillet. Cook bison sirloin steaks in hot oil for 16 to 18 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer registers 145 degrees F, turning once. Top each bison steak with 1 tablespoon of the pesto. Cover skillet and let stand for 3 minutes. Remove bison sirloin steaks from skillet and thinly slice.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Toss the cooked pasta, the remaining pesto, the tomatoes, and mozzarella in a large bowl. Serve with the sliced bison sirloin steaks. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with basil.


  • Note: Recipe developed and tested by the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen using High Plains Bison products.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 599 calories; 29 36.7 47.4 121 350 Full nutrition

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We tried this tonight, and I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised at how good this tasted. I am weary of trying "other" meats because I don't like meat when it's gamey but this was excel...

As an Allrecipes Allstar, I was asked to make this recipe with bison top sirloin steaks. I cheated slightly in the preparation of the bison steaks. I marinated them in a mixture of 1/2 cup grap...

Wow! This was really good! I followed Sarah Stone's recommendation of marinating the steaks, and I also grilled the steaks instead of pan frying. I used the Simple Garlic and Basil Pesto recipe ...

This was just ok as written. The bison was flavorful but a little on the chewy side for my liking. The consensus at the table was the dish as a whole was lacking in flavor and was boring. Not...