• 2 pounds ground sirloin
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (eyeball it)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder (a palmful)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin (half a palmful)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves (several sprigs)
  • Several drops of hot sauce, such as Tabasco
  • 2 tablespoons grill seasoning (such as McCormicks Montreal Steak Seasoning)
  • Extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO), for drizzling
  • 1 package of large flour tortillas, warmed and passed at the table


  • Heat a grill pan or large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • In a large bowl combine the meat, Worcestershire, spices, thyme, hot sauce, and grill seasoning.
  • Score and divide the meat into 4 sections and make 4 large patties, 1 inch thick.
  • Drizzle EVOO on the patties.
  • Cook the patties for 5 or 6 minutes on each side or until desired doneness.