Recipe: Buffalo “Chicken” Cauliflower

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Buffalo “Chicken” Cauliflower

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower, cleaned and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup buttermilk - I didn't have buttermilk so I used 1 tablespoon white vinegar and the rest milk to make 1 cup and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt or garlic powder
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • For serving: Bleu cheese dressing, Ranch, celery, etc.

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, flour, and garlic salt/powder, whisking until mostly smooth (some lumps are okay).
  3. Place the cauliflower in the bowl and lightly toss to completely coat with the buttermilk mixture.
  4. Place the cauliflower on a baking pan (or cookie sheet) and bake for about 15-18 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, combine the buffalo sauce and the melted butter in a small bowl.
  6. Remove the hot cauliflower from the oven and pour the buffalo sauce mixture over it to coat it. I used tongs and dipped the cauliflower in the buffalo sauce mixture.
  7. Return the cauliflower to the oven and bake for another 5-8 minutes or so. Let cool slightly and serve immediately.

Notes

You may have noticed there is no chicken in this dish. It is a great vegetarian substitute for Buffalo Chicken!

http://momandmore.com/2013/03/buffalo-chicken-cauliflower.html

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Adapted from The Curvy Carrot

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  1. Janice McGee says:

    Are these really spicy/hot??? I’m guessing that depends on the buffalo sauce you buy?????

  2. chrissy c says:

    These look really yummy! Thanks so much for sharing this great idea!

  3. K. Cleaver says:

    I tried these for dinner today and they turned out pretty good.

  4. Yummy … and I think I could veganize this one. Thanks for sharing!

  5. I def need to try this! Looks awesome!