Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites – Vegetarian Delight!

If you’re on the hunt for a crowd-pleasing vegetarian appetizer, look no further than these Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites. They are the perfect combination of spicy and savory, making them a hit at parties and gatherings. Whether you’re a die-hard vegetarian or just looking to add more veggies to your diet, these bites will leave you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk (or plant-based milk for a vegan option)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter (or vegan butter)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the flour, milk, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper to create a batter.
  3. Dip each cauliflower floret into the batter, ensuring it’s well coated, and place it on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake the cauliflower in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until they are crispy and golden brown.
  5. While the cauliflower is baking, mix the buffalo sauce and melted butter in a separate bowl.
  6. Once the cauliflower is done, remove it from the oven and toss it in the buffalo sauce mixture until evenly coated.
  7. Return the coated cauliflower to the oven for an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven, let them cool slightly, and serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are a delightful vegetarian twist on a classic favorite. They’re perfect for game days, parties, or simply as a tasty snack. With their crispy texture and spicy kick, they’ll have everyone asking for the recipe!

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 215, Fat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 8g

Whether you’re a seasoned chef or just starting your cooking journey, these Cauliflower Bites are a must-try. They are incredibly easy to make and are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. So, gather your friends and family, and enjoy these Crispy Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites – a true Vegetarian Delight!