2 pounds ground chuck

2 pounds ground chuck

2 shallots, minced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon whole-grain Dijon mustard

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon chopped, fresh, flat-leaf parsley leaves

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon salt

Combine the beef, shallots, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, olive oil, parsley, soy sauce and salt in a large mixing bowl. Form into 6 to 8 patties, each about 3/4-inch thick.

Lightly oil the grill or a skillet over medium-high heat and cook the burgers for 5 to 8 minutes per side.

Makes 6 to 8 burgers.