coffee rubbed burger with bacon and horseradish sauce

Grilled Coffee Rubbed Burgers with Horseradish Sauce

  • Author: Jennifer
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Take your burger game to the next level with this grilled coffee rubbed burger with horseradish sauce. An elevated burger bursting with flavor!



  • 1/2 cup finely ground coffee
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. mustard powder
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1/2 pound thick cut bacon
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup prepared horseradish
  • 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire
  • 1 1/2 pound Certified Angus Beef® Brand ground chuck
  • additional burger toppings as preferred


  1. In a small bowl, combine the coffee rub spices: finely ground coffee, salt, pepper, mustard powder, chili powder, cumin, and brown sugar. Stir to combine.
  2. In another small bowl, combine the horseradish sauce ingredients: sour cream, prepared horseradish, dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper, and Worcestershire. Stir to combine, then cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Cook the bacon and set aside.
  4. While the bacon is cooking, form the ground chuck into four evenly-sized patties. Generously coat all sides of the patties with the coffee rub.
  5. Preheat grill over medium heat.
  6. When the bacon is done, drain and set aside.
  7. Add the patties to the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes on one side, then flip and cook for another 4-5 minutes on the other side or until they reach the desired level of doneness.
  8. Remove from grill and assemble the burgers.
  9. Top each burger with bacon, horseradish sauce, and your desired burger toppings and serve.


  • Category: dinner
  • Method: grilling
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: grilled coffee rubbed burgers, coffee rub, grilling, certified angus beef