Rating: 4.5 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0

The delicious flavor of freshly cooked bison steaks pairs beautifully with traditional Italian caprese ingredients like basil, fresh mozzarella cheese, and sweet grape tomatoes.



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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(R) Test Kitchen using High Plains Bison products.

Nutrition Facts

600 calories; protein 47.4g; carbohydrates 36.7g; fat 29g; cholesterol 120.7mg; sodium 350.3mg. Full Nutrition