Cauliflower Buffalo Bites

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Appetizers, Main Courses, Sides, Snacks

Cauliflower has truly come out of the shadows in recent years, transforming from a humble side dish to the star of culinary creations that cater to a variety of dietary preferences. Among the most delightful and innovative ways to enjoy this versatile vegetable is by turning it into Cauliflower Buffalo Bites. This recipe breathes new life into the concept of snacking, offering a healthy, plant-based alternative to traditional chicken wings without sacrificing the bold and spicy flavors we all crave.

Perfect for game day gatherings, casual get-togethers or simply as a tasty snack to enjoy at home, these bites are not only delicious but also surprisingly easy to make. They’re crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and completely drenched in a tangy buffalo sauce that packs just the right amount of heat. What’s more, they’re baked to perfection, making them a lighter option that doesn’t skimp on flavor.

Whether you’re a vegetarian, looking to reduce your meat intake, or just curious to try something new and flavorful, Cauliflower Buffalo Bites are sure to impress. So, preheat your oven and get ready to whip up a batch of these mouth-watering morsels that promise to turn even the most skeptical into cauliflower converts.

Servings: 6 (1 serving = 1 cup)

Calories per Serving: 121

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable and 2 Extras


  • Zero-calorie cooking spray
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 6 ½ cups cauliflower florets
  • ¾ cup hot sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F and spray a large baking sheet with zero-calorie cooking spray.
  2. Combine water, flour and garlic and stir until mixed.
  3. Toss cauliflower in mixture, place on baking sheet, and bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Whisk together hot sauce and butter.
  5. Once cauliflower has baked, pour hot sauce mixture over top and bake for an additional 5 minutes.
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