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elk burger in bun with toppings

Easy Elk Burger Recipe

Simple, tasty elk burger recipe made with just a few ingredients. These hold together on the grill for a picture perfect burger!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
resting time 2 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 276 kcal


  • 3 lbs ground elk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons salt


  • Place elk meat into a large bowl, break apart gently.
  • Sprinkle seasonings evenly over the meat.
  • Beat eggs well, pour over meat.
  • Mix the seasoninbgs and eggs into the meat with your hands, be very gentle, do not overmix.
  • Shaope into 9 patties and cook on a preheated grill for 3-4 minutes per side, or until teh internal temperatuire reaches 160°.
  • Let burgers rest for 1-3. minutes, then serve on buns with toppings of your choice.


Egg is used for binding, so the lean meat holds together on the grill - it may be omitted if desired. 


Serving: 1gCalories: 276kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 34gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 909mgPotassium: 508mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 53IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 4mg
Keyword burger, elk, wild game
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