Learn how your comment data is processed. Hi. These easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites are a perfect treat for everyone especially if you are transitioning to a plant-based diet or vegan lifestyle. that is so sweet! These look great! I like hosting parties and want to make sure they have food to enjoy. thank you Kelly! The cauliflower itself is spicy, but the ranch dip really helps to cut some of the spice. Rich in vitamin C which acts as an anti oxidant. YUM. ???? They even warmed up well in the microwave later in the day…still crispy…great recipe! For vegan “junk food”, these bites are pretty dang healthy! if the batter is too thin, add more flour or starch. You can serve this baked buffalo cauliflower with ranch, carrots, chives, celery and chips or crackers. Vegan Cauliflower Bites with Buffalo Sauce Recipe - Chowhound Filed Under: Appetizer Recipes, Comfort Food Recipes, gameday, popular, snack, superbowl Tagged With: cauliflower, vegan, Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *. I made them for a party and everyone loved them, carnivore and vegan alike! It is rich in minerals such as iron, potassium and sodium. I would like to make these this weekend. Very tasty. Will that work with how they come out? Brough smiles and joy! The vegan ranch dressing – so good – I live in Croatia where they love to eat that horrible shop bought mayonnaise from a jar – they put it on everything and I cannot eat it – you could use this ranch dressing on your sandwich as a mayonnaise substitute it is that good!! Did you use panko breadcrumbs? Join 1Million followers and friends, All content on this blog is owned by Vegan Richa LLC.  Links on some posts are affiliate links for e.g. Thanks so much…I tried it yesterday with Sriracha and used a little less…they were fantastic. I’m thinking of a trick to get them to eat this one. Thank you for sharing this recipe! About 1/4 C melted butter to 1/4 C hot sauce is a good ratio (will be very spicy so use more butter and less hot sauce if you prefer). Yum! Bake for another 8-10 minutes to caramelize the sauce. Remove from oven and brush each piece with BBQ sauce. Thanks for sharing! Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Bites SERVES 4-6. Let’s get one thing straight. Once your baked cauliflower is ready remove from the oven. I’m always looking for vegan recipes because some of my family and friends are vegans. Add all ingredients except cauliflower to a large bowl. So for super crisp wings, sprinkle some breadcrumbs on the battered cauliflower then bake, and then serve the baked … Mix all-purpose flour, black pepper, garlic, onion, salt, and milk. Stir until thoroughly mixed and the consistency of cake batter. These are incredibly delicious. That crust on the cauliflower looks amaaaaazing. (omit to make plain ranch, add some fresh dill for plain ranch). We didn’t have coconut milk on hand, so I substituted soy milk, and I used tofu instead of cashews in the ranch. I love your recipes. also cheaper too to make at home 🙂. you are such a sweet person catering meals for everyone! check earlier during baking if its done. thank you Sarah! You can use 1 tbsp vinegar and the rest hot sauce. Pour remaining sauce on the cooked cauliflower and mix well. In a medium bowl, combine 1 cup flour, 1 cup non-dairy milk, and half of the spices [so 1 teaspoon of each]. I can’t wait to try these! So good! Dip cauliflower in the batter, then coat in breadcrumbs and place on parchment lined sheet. They were the most amazing bites I have had for a long time. My plan for “fast food” on another night. All I can say is that we made these last Bites night and they were amazing – the marinade batter was so tasty – we made sure ours was just a little spicy – but overall the flavour combination with the cauliflower is perfect – we poured the extra batter over the cauliflower pieces and it went all crunchy in the oven – like a crisp – and you could taste the coconut milk. Let’s go straight with the recipe and later I will give some information about cauliflower. Transfer back to the baking sheet and bake for 10-15 more minutes. Serve warm with dip. Once the cauliflower is done its first bake in the batter, remove them from the oven and put all the baked florets into a mixing bowl with the wing sauce and toss to coat evenly. THANKS – would love to know this!!! Nutrition: Estimated Servings: 3 persons | Calories 264 | Total Fat 4.6g | Saturated Fat 0.8g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 800mg | Carbohydrates 44.5g | Protein 9.9g | Dietary Fiber 4.1g | Sugar 7.7g | Iron 4mg | Potassium 457mg. Also, ensure to remove excess batter from the florets. Bake again for another 20-25 minutes until it’s a little brown or reaches your desired texture. Crusted with just salt and pepper, some spices, or battered and crisped up with breadcrumbs. Everything I have made from your books and online have been wonderful! You can also subscribe without commenting. Yummmmm-o! Thank you for this recipe! I create flavorful plant based recipes that are inspired by my Indian upbringing, including many gluten-free, soy-free, and oil-free options. I think I am going to try this with some coconut flour or my own oat flour. Take a few cauliflower bites and drop them in the sauce. For the dip do check how I made my own vegan mayo and ranch. Prepare your baking tray. You put them in a blender 1 tbsp of starch and blend until they become a fine meal and use. Pour the breadcrumbs over and toss again to coat. Yumm! Estimated Servings: 3 persons | Calories 264 | Total Fat 4.6g | Saturated Fat 0.8g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 800mg | Carbohydrates 44.5g | Protein 9.9g | Dietary Fiber 4.1g | Sugar 7.7g | Iron 4mg | Potassium 457mg. I like to run and write on the sideline and recently discovered my fondness of baking and making guilt-free desserts. Thanks for the recipe. Looks so delicious and definitely gonna try this recipe out! I could barely wait until they cooled off! Return cauliflower to the baking sheet and bake … Taste and adjust salt and flavor. I plan on buying your book very soon!! thank you 🙂 can’t wait to know after you make it! Nutritional information calculated for 1 serving, Gluten free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies ». If you don’t need a jug of cold water after tasting, you are good to go. I used regular bake… Mine has a little crisp and it’s still ok and yummy. I cant wait to read your new cookbook!! My family loves these little flavor bombs! Vegan Richa is monetized in part through the use of such affiliate links. Sriracha Mango Cauliflower bites, Thai Layered Dip, Buffalo Chickpea Pizza and many more here!. Let’s go straight with the recipe and later I will give some information about cauliflower. ; Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any green leaves and the woody stem and rub the marinade all over the cauliflower (photo 2). Hi Richa…I LOVE your recipes. These look great, and I have a guest who is vegan coming to my son’s graduation. Admittedly I’m not a rice connoisseur, but… Can’t wait to try! Cauliflower is a good vegetable pack with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Disclaimer: This post contains links to affiliate website or links to Amazon shop. Brush florets with the sauce. its doable if you want more crispy, let me know how it goes and I’ll try too 🙂, Your recipe seems so yummy and easy to make, I need to try it, thx for sharing 💕, thank you Fabiana, let me know how’s it 🙂. I tried using these 3 different dips and I really love how the mayo goes with these easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites. Hi, I'm Richa! If you deep the florets with the sauce it will soften baking them longer will help to make it crispier check if the stem or florets are already golden brown. I just want to make sure they come out as crispy as yours look. Made half with cauliflower and the other half with zucchini. Bake for about 20 minutes ( do flipping in between ). Place the chopped potatoes and cauliflower into a large baking tray and drizzle with the olive oil. This dish packed a little too much heat for my housemates, but the batter was extremely tasty otherwise. Okay these look amazing! Gently shake to remove excess sauce and place back on baking sheet. Cauliflower Chickpea Curry. Quick question, did you use the convection oven setting? 🙂. When I first saw this recipe, I had … I made this for my co-op of 56 people along with your Turmeric Lemon Rice and the recipe for BBQ Tofu that you shared. Place the cauliflower back in the oven for about 5-8 minutes. I don’t normally like cauliflower but I imagine them dipped in all of this sauce would be incredible! yes, it is ok. people eat raw cookie dough with all flour uncooked. Add celery seeds and blend for a few seconds. I appreaciate the purchase you made. I have got to start eating healthy again – I have put on quite a few lock down pounds. Just like running I get the same relaxing feeling when I bake. Ultimate Guide To Best Plant Protein Sources, Different Types Of Running Workouts (run faster, get stronger), The Best Easy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites (Vegan). thanks Jessica. Love it. Use sliced russet potatoes instead of cauliflower. They make me drop everything I’m doing and get in the kitchen! Required fields are marked *. After dipping florets in batter, you can also roll them in bread crumbs for a crispier result although I have not tried this out yet. I will do next time and update this recipe. SOOO good! Repeat for the rest of the cauliflower bites. These buffalo cauliflower bites are a perfect side dish and pairs amazing with any dip. Vegan Food Blog with Healthy and Flavorful Vegan Recipes. Toss until coated. My younger son (who declared beforehand that he didn’t like cauliflower) gave them 5 stars, deciding that he likes cauliflower after all… as long as he gets to eat it prepared like this. no they are dry. What kind of breadcrumbs did you use? Super idea, and healthy as well! Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a large bowl, drizzle the olive oil over the cauliflower florets and toss to coat well. My husband called them “something truly special,” thanking me for a great dinner, and my teenage son went back for seconds. Blend everything except celery seeds. I have Tabasco sauce but decided to use mainly Frank’s hot sauce as it is I guess the not-so-secret recipe to achieve this easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites. Also dont use the remaining batter on the breaded cauliflower(step 4). you can omit the flour and add a tbsp more cashews. Was thinking to serve them as an appetizer and use toothpicks to eat them. very much appreciate you responding back! Cut the cauliflower into individual bite-sized florets. * For extra golden color and crispness, you can lightly spritz the breaded cauliflower … thanks Cara! A plantbased runner who enjoys dairy-free baking. ; Mix all the ingredients in a bowl (except the cauliflower) until well combined (photo 1). Any advice is appreciated. we are participant in Amazon services LLC Associates program. This reminds me so much of rice it’s insane. Is it OK that the Ranch sauce is not cooked – ie using the flour ??? In another shallow bowl, mix everything under breadcrumb coating. When you add a sauce on the coating, you lose some crispyness. Baked Buffalo cauliflower bites are baked pieces of crispy cauliflower covered in a spicy buffalo sauce! The key was to come up with a flavorful, crunchy coating that would hold up … Remove the tray from the oven, then carefully take the cauliflower … It is a healthy vegetable having a bunch of florets connected to its core. You can use any other oil. Try to keep them about the … welcome Linda! Now I can’t decide, those spicy mango wings, or the baked ones?? Do you think they would turn out ok in an air fryer? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Thanks for being so creative and inspiring people like me to cook more! Serve immediately with ranch dip. Instructions. Your email address will not be published. literally on fire in your mouth too! (use gloves or a fork. or rice flour + starch. Haha, its worth the try, and have lots of flavour too. Meanwhile, heat two teaspoons of the … Thank you for this recipe. The most common color is white although it has a variety of purple, orange and green all having the same taste. While baking the cauliflower prepare the sauce and butter in a pan. Thanks for help! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This will officially be the second year in a row that I make multiple of your recipes on game day. I’m thinking they might be too spicy for some of the guests. There are a lots of hot sauces out there, and some are super HOT. thank you Melanie. just not sure with the process of how long I haven’t try 🙂. For Buffalo Cauliflower Bites: Instead of barbecue sauce, mix together vegan butter with your favourite hot sauce. 😀 Thanks for another recipe! Cauliflower is a miracle food. Read my disclosure. let me know when you made it 🙂. Delicious! It is a healthy vegetable having a bunch of florets connected to its core. Feel free to use other spices of your choice. Drizzle any remaining batter on the cauliflower. Your email address will not be published. I was only making them for me so I baked half and froze the other breaded but uncooked half. The BBQ tofu and lemon rice were consumed within minutes. Pairing the cauliflower bites with ranch eased some of the kick. These look amazing gonna try them for sure and tag you on the gram. Yes these can get hot for some. Vegan Richa’s Everyday Kitchen (Print & Digital), Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen (Print & Digital). Can’t wait to try more. thank you Dane! Thanks. Deemed “better than wings” by our tasters, these crunchy, tangy, spicy, and just plain addictive cauliflower bites will be the new star of your game day table. My kids love Buffalo but hate vegetables. Looks great, and we loved the mango ones. definitely easy and also delicious! Is there something I might use instead of the hot sauce for liquid that would be tasty but not as spicy? Made with low carb ingredients, these keto buffalo wings are a delicious appetizer or … air fryer is possible. Add more flour + water if too spicy. you can also use gluten-free flour (125g). A hobbyist by heart. Delish. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Trying this one today!!! Thanks so much for your amazing recipes, Richa!! Lightly coat the pieces with cooking spray and bake for 25-30 minutes. Dip each floret in the batter until it’s fully covered. the batter is spicy). Place the battered cauliflower in the baking dish and repeat until all the cauliflower is covered. While in the oven, add buffalo sauce and melted vegan butter into a medium sized bowl. Richa, you are KILLING me with these. We had these tonight for dinner, and everyone thought they were amazing! Boil for a few minutes until butter is melted. These crispy cauliflower bites sound so delicious! In the meantime, prepare a bowl of buffalo sauce (or sauce of choice) mixed with the melted vegan butter. Spicy buffalo cauliflower bites that are baked so that you can enjoy your game day event without sabotaging your goals. Air fryer Buffalo cauliflower is a great vegan and gluten-free snack recipe. I might even make 2+ kinds of cauli wings. Serve with a cooling dip like the celery ranch on this post. Serve with celery ranch sauce below or other vegan ranch. I made this today and it came out amazing!! Thats awesome! this recipe is a great snack alternative! All the heat you need! Wash and cut the cauliflower florets almost the same size as the chicken wings and dry. do let me know when you try it 🙂, These look great! its franks hot sauce or you can use any hot sauce that is mainly cayenne and vinegar like tabasco or other. These easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites are a perfect treat for everyone especially if you are transitioning to a plant-based diet or vegan lifestyle. These look delicious! Lets get Social! Just like running I get the same relaxing feeling when I bake. Thank you so much! Do you think this would be ok if I used frozen cauliflower and let it thaw out first? yes Cassie! Place the florets in the tray giving enough space from one another. U. extra virgin olive oil. Instructions Preheat oven to 400F Destem cauliflower and chop into small florets. Please consult a nutritionist for accurate and proper advice. Great for a side dish or a healthy game day snack!! Sriracha? can you clarify how I would grind the cashews for the ranch sauce please? exactly and easy to prepare too! If there is extra sauce remaining, drizzle it over the cauliflower with a spoon. We love ordering cauliflower bites in restaurants. More Details. This buffalo cauliflower recipe is a perfect appetizer, side dish or snack any time of the day, oops I actually paired it with rice and it’s also good. Bake the battered cauliflower for 20 minutes, rotate the position of the trays, and then bake for another 5-10 more minutes or until crispy and browned. Turning plant-based is always a fun learning experience every time I’m in the kitchen discovering new spices and trying recipes. Everyone in the house loves your recipes, and I’ll be using them weekly! I cannot wait! Eager to try the cauliflower bites …..can find all spices but what is Evoo. when you say coconut milk do you mean the kind in the can, or carton? Hi! Once the cauliflower is crispy and slightly golden, remove from the heat and toss a few at a time to completely coat in the sauce and place it back onto the same parchment paper. After dipping florets in batter, you can also roll them in bread crumbs for a crispier result although I have not tried this out. None of us could really comprehend how good they were. sure. Also gluten-free! How to make Cauliflower Rice. Hi! A hobbyist by heart. OMG staaaahp now I have to make this too! So good! chickpea flour + a little starch would work. Charity, my niece is alleryto cashew nuts, what kind of tofu did you use to substitute for the cashew nuts? These Spicy Baked Cauliflower Bites are easy, crusted with breadcrumbs, spicy sauce and addictive. Pull out of the oven, flip cauliflower over and brush or spray the … They look great! Will try. In a bowl, mix everything except cauliflower for the batter. let me know how is it 🙂. Bake at pre-heated 425 degrees F / 220ºc for 25 minutes or until a toothpick goes through the cauliflower easily. As an affiliate member I will earn from qualifying purchases made by you at no additional cost ever. Place cauliflower back on the baking sheet, leaving a few inches in between. Don't subscribeAllReplies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. As well, do the cashews need to be soaked before hand? Sriracha has garlic and is thicker. Chop the cauliflower into bite sized pieces and coat each … These super spicy breaded cauliflower bites will be on fire at your superbowl party. Baked Cauliflower is always in season. ; Then place the cauliflower onto a lined baking sheet and bake for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown (photo 3). thank you. Best Vegan Button Mushroom Stroganoff (Easy and Hearty) - therunningbaker24, Super Easy Homemade Vegan Mayo Recipe - therunningbaker24, 1 cup all-purpose flour (125g) (you can also use gluten-free flour), 1 cup dairy-free milk of your choice ( I use soy milk) (240ml). this looks freakin amazing. If you deep the florets with the hot sauce it will soften baking them longer will help to make it crispier check if the stem or florets are already golden brown. If you need gluten-free, would you substitute chickpea powder or something like ground almonds? Hot sauce + black pepper + cayenne. Super easy and yummy. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. In a bowl, mix everything except cauliflower for the batter. Bake the bites till the batter coating is nicely crisp. The cauliflower will be more crunchy and people can dip as much as they like. The spicy potato wedges look insane too…just beautiful. I made these yesterday and wow, just wow! Thanks so much for your books and this website. This buffalo cauliflower recipe is a perfect appetizer, side dish or snack any time of the day, oops I actually paired it with rice and it’s also good. Substituted buffalo sauce for the sriracha and added black pepper, but that's it. These look delish – always love to see a yummy cauliflower recipe! Adjust the cayenne and black pepper and paprika. Have a lovely day Richa! You can use it as a low-carb alternative to rice or potatoes, dairy-free alternative to cream sauces, and an AMAZING vegetarian option for chicken wings.Cauliflower can even be an egg replacer in baked goods and be the base for your grain-free pizza crusts. View more posts. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Spray oil. Chill and serve. Use gluten-free breadcrumbs or crushed cornflakes for the crunchy coating to make gluten-free. I definitely need to try it! I’ll be adding these to my plan for dinners next week 🙂, These look amazing! Spicy Baked Cauliflower Bites with Celery Ranch. These cauliflower bites look amazing Richa! It’s pretty much a tradition at this point! Preheat the oven to 350ºF or 180ºC. I like to run and write on the sideline and recently discovered my fondness of baking and making guilt-free desserts. Your email address will not be published. I have a question about this Spicy Baked Cauliflower recipe though… when you say “hot sauce” what do you mean. I have joined a vegan group, and am enjoying more and more vegan food. You can also make Spicy Potato wedges with it. Toss to coat the veg in oil and then sprinkle the garlic powder, onion flakes, thyme, ceyen … A healthy appetizer and snack for everyone. The Asian one? try it with vegan mayo 🙂. if the batter is too thin, add more flour or … Sometimes I tone down the heat a little, but most of the time I go for it! Anyway, these look great 🙂. vegan soy-free. And allergy friendly is great. I've tried a lot of baked/fried/air fryer cauliflower bites recipes, and this is by far the best! I have Tabasco sauce but decided to use mainly Frank’s hot sauce as it is I guess the not-so-secret recipe to achieve this easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites. Now that we aren’t going to restaurants, looks like I need to try making them at home! This recipe is very doable and most I have in my pantry I just needed to buy the main ingredient which is cauliflower and the hot sauce that I use. Just bake and serve with the batter sauce mix on the side.