Perhaps just as important as what bison contains is what bison meat does not contain. These animals are never given hormones or growth stimulants. Few medications are ever needed. you are getting pure, natural, nutrient dense meat that tastes great!
|Nutrient||% by weight||Nutritional Comments|
|Protein||21.7%||Excellent source of protein|
|Moisture||74.5%||Typical of most meats. (Not a dry meat if not overcooked.)|
|Fat||1.9%||Lower in fat than most meats. Fat accounts for 12-13% of total calories.|
|Saturated Fat||43% of total fat||Less than half the fat is saturated|
|Monounsaturated Fat||40% of total fat||May be associated with decreased incidence of heart disease|
|Polyunsaturated||17% of total fat||Essential fatty acids.|
|Nutrient||Amt./100 grams||% RDV|
|Potassium||330 mg||No RDV|
|Sodium||48 mg||<4 %|
|Selenium||105 ug||No RDV|
|Vitaman B6||.24 mg||12%|
|Vitamin B12||2.54 ug||43%|
For more complete nutritional information, see "Bison: A 'Healthy' Red Meat" at bisoncentral.com.
Mix all together; shape into loaf. Place in a baking pan and add about 1 inch of water to pan. If desired, top meat loaf with Watkins Gourmet Original Barbeque Sauce or Watkins Steak Sauce. Beak at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until done.
Thaw 2 1/2 - 3 pound roast in refrigerator for 24 hours before preparing. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon Watkins Meat Magic. Brown all sides in oil (I use coconute oil). Place in slow cooker. Add sliced onions, potatoes, carrots, if desired. Cook on low for 8 - 9 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender.