Love Buffalo Sauce? 5 Recipes You Won’t Want to Miss

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buffalo sauce

The smooth buttery taste, slight tang and spiciness in buffalo sauce pumps tons of flavor into every dish. Easy to pair with just about everything, buffalo sauce can turn a boring old dish into a family favorite.

You can incorporate your love for buffalo sauce into a Nutrisystem-approved dish without using the usual buffalo sauce pairing of fried and greasy foods. We’ve created several buffalo sauce recipes with a healthy twist. And the best part? These recipes are even more delicious and mouthwatering than those not-so-healthy fried items you’re used to dousing with buffalo sauce.

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When you’re craving a little heat, here are five recipes to try:

1. Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bites>

Hot and Spicy Boneless Buffalo Chicken Wings

Need a tasty app for a game-day get together? These crispy bites are sure to score big with your rowdy crew. With a hint of cayenne in the breadcrumbs, and homemade buffalo sauce slathered on, each baked nugget packs the perfect amount of heat and flavor. And at only 103 calories per serving, this app gets the win!

2. Buffalo Mac and Cheese >

buffalo mac and cheese

A little pre-cooked Rotisserie chicken, a little buffalo hot sauce and 35 extra seconds of your time can transform the Nutrisystem White Cheddar Mac and Cheese into a meal that packs in more protein and heat—without lots more calories. It’s as easy as it sounds to make, and even more delicious to eat. Need to grab some Nutrisystem White Cheddar Mac and Cheese? Get it here! >

3. Buffalo Chicken Sliders >

 

Buffalo-Chicken-Sliders

Save a spot on your flex lunch menu for this meal: Shredded chicken bathed in buffalo sauce, butter and garlic powder; leaves of fresh lettuce; all between soft whole wheat buns. Women can enjoy one slider as a flex lunch, and men can enjoy two sliders.

4. Cauliflower Buffalo Bites >

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

It’s like hot wings, but without the actual wings… or the guilt. This veggie-version of the classic appetizer uses cauliflower, which is packed with vitamins and minerals; generous amounts of hot sauce, for the heat you expect; and enough taste in every bite to satisfy your buffalo craving.

5. Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks >

Buffalo-Chicken-Celery-Sticks

This fun twist on buffalo chicken dip gets you fresh crunch and spicy flavor—all in one healthy bite. The sauce is seasoned with garlic powder and black pepper, thickened with cream cheese, and mixed with shredded chicken into a flavorful topper for your celery stick boat. On Nutrisystem, count four sticks as one PowerFuel, two Vegetables and two Extras.