Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Oven Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are a fun and primary appetizer or snack made with only a couple of primary ingredients.

Fully loaded with all of the outstanding taste of chicken wings, those low carb and vegetarian Buffalo Cauliflower Bites have a delicate and tender internal and crispy outside. 
Plate with baked buffalo cauliflower, jar crammed with ranch dressing, celery sticks, and lemon wedges.

Buffalo Cauliflower

All the delicious, tangy taste of buffalo wings with out the mess and calories. I’ve via no means been a vast fan of hen wings, so this substitution was an primary one. But even all you wing followers on the market will love those spicy little buffalo-sauce-covered cauliflower nuggets.
Tossed on your favourite home made or store-bought buffalo sauce and dipped in creamy Blue Cheese or Ranch Dressing, this wholesome buffalo cauliflower is a crowd favourite and is always long gone in minutes!

Ingredients in Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Although nonetheless more healthy than hen wings or fried cauliflower, I lastly decided towards coating the cauliflower in breadcrumbs. By skipping the breadcrumbs you may take pleasure in even extra of those wholesome buffalo cauliflower bites, guilt-free!
  • Cauliflower
  • Hot sauce
  • Butter
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Lemon juice
Large platter with baked buffalo cauliflower, celery sticks, ranch dressing, and lemon wedges.

Buffalo Sauce

Making your personal buffalo sauce is easy, requiring only a couple of ingredients. Of course, you may at all times purchase store-bought buffalo sauce, but I discover that it’s simpler to make my own.
The principal foods in buffalo sauce are,
  • hot sauce
  • butter
First, you’ll need hot sauce. The most properly recognized hot sauce for buffalo wings also occurs to be my favorite- Frank’s RedHot Sauce. Hands down, Frank’s has the finest tang to spice ratio and is perhaps the hot sauce that has been used to make your favourite restaurant buffalo sauce.
With hot sauce, there ought to be butter. After all, that’s what makes buffalo sauce so finger-licking good! Typically, the hot sauce to butter ratio is two to 1. 
In this buffalo cauliflower recipe, I further rather much less butter, one tablespoon of olive oil, some lemon juice, and garlic powder. Feel unfastened to play round with the ratio till you discover what works finest for you.

How to make Buffalo Cauliflower

Like my Buffalo Chicken Dip, this Buffalo Cauliflower couldn’t be simpler to practice and bake! Making it one in all my very favourite last-minute snacks to take pleasure in while I desire to feast on anything crammed with flavor. 
  1. Preheat the oven and line a broad baking sheet.
  2. Make your buffalo sauce.
  3. Toss the cauliflower florets within the buffalo sauce and move to the ready baking sheet.
  4. Bake for approximately 25 minutes, or till the internal is tender and backyard is crispy.
  5. Serve immediately.
Baked buffalo cauliflower with ranch dressing and lemon wedges.

What to serve with Buffalo Cauliflower

Delicious served as a snack or small-bite appetizer, buffalo cauliflower bites actually love being dunked in creamy blue cheese, ranch dressing, or any different creamy sauce or dip
Serve in fun-size cups or on a broad platter with crunchy celery sticks, carrot sticks, and bell pepper drizzled with all of your creamy favorites.
Or, make it a meal and take pleasure on your buffalo cauliflower with chicken, shrimp, or your favorite pasta salad.
White plate with baked buffalo cauliflower and ranch dressing.
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Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

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Oven Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are a fun and primary appetizer or snack made with only a couple of primary ingredients.
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COURSE: Side Dish
CUISINE: American
PREP TIME:5 minutes
COOK TIME:30 minutes
TOTAL TIME:30 minutes
SERVINGS:  servings
CALORIES: 92kcal
AUTHOR: Jessica Randhawa


  • 1 large cauliflower - cut into small florets
  • 1/2 cup Frank's RedHot Sauce - plus extra for serving
  • 2 tbsp butter - melted
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 425 ranges F and line a broad baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Transfer cauliflower florets to a broad blending bowl.
  • In a small bowl whisk collectively the hot sauce, melted butter, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, and salt. Whisk properly to combine. Pour the buffalo sauce over the cauliflower florets and toss properly to coat.
  • Spread the cauliflower in one layer over lined baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or till cauliflower is fork tender and browned round the edges.


Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1168mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 29.3mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.2mg
(Nutrition news supplied is an estimate and can fluctuate primarily founded on cooking ways and exact manufacturers of foods used.)
Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
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