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High Plains Bison

Braised Bison Sirloin Steaks

A wholesome medley of tender veggies intermingles with thick slices of bison sirloin steak for a healthy main course—a western favorite the whole family will love.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 6


  • 36 oz bison sirloin steaks
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 tsp beef base, OR
  • 5 beef bouillon cubes
  • 8 oz baby carrots
  • 4 plum tomatoes
  • ½ lb fresh green beans
  • 8 oz button mushrooms, cut in half


  • Sear bison steaks in a Dutch oven, or heavy-bottomed saucepan with vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Turn the bison steaks often to brown on all sides.
  • Remove steaks when browned, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add onions and brown them as well.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer, and add water and bouillon. Return steaks into onion mixture cover, and simmer for 4 hours.
  • Add remaining ingredients, and simmer for an additional 2 hours, or until the vegetables are cooked to your liking.