Skip Nav
Food News
These Nutritionists Will Forever Change How You View Pasta and Its Health Benefits
Rise Nation
Sick of the Treadmill? This Machine Burns Way More Calories — and Won't Hurt Your Knees
Elliptical Workouts
Crush Your Gym Sesh in 35 Minutes With This Bodyweight and Elliptical Workout
Healthy Living
What You Should Be Eating If You Want to Lose Weight

Vegetarian Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Prepare to Be Fooled by These Crispy Cauliflower Buffalo "Wings"

Any self-proclaimed cauliflower hater will be forced to change their tune after tasting this creative recipe. Crispy on the outside yet soft on the inside, these cauliflower bites are the closest a vegetarian gets to a "real" buffalo wing experience. Before they're baked, a dip in the garbanzo bean batter gives each cauliflower bite a crisp coating that tastes like it's straight out of the fryer. Use your favorite hot sauce for a nice kick; it offers a boost of vitamin C and capsaicin, and both have been shown to assist in revving up your metabolism! Keep friends close when you try out this recipe, otherwise you'll be tempted to polish these addictive bites off in one sitting.

Crispy Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Crispy Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Notes

I served my bites with a quick combination of Greek yogurt, lemon, and chives, but feel free to serve yours with your favorite dip.

Vegetarian Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Ingredients

  1. 1 medium head cauliflower, chopped into bite-size pieces
  2. 1/2 cup garbanzo bean flour
  3. 1/2 cup water
  4. 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1 teaspoon melted butter or ghee
  7. 2/3 cup hot sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 230ºC. In a medium-sized bowl, combine flour, water, garlic powder, and salt. Whisk together until smooth.
  2. Toss cauliflower into garbanzo batter, making sure to coat each piece completely, then place battered cauliflower on a lightly greased, non-stick baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  3. In the meantime, combine melted butter and hot sauce in a large bowl, regularly stirring. When cauliflower is done, remove it from the oven and gently toss it in the hot sauce mixture. Place cauliflower back on the baking sheet and cook for an additional 25 minutes until it becomes crispy. Allow cauliflower to cool for 15 minutes before serving.


Source: Calorie Count

Nutrition

Calories per serving
117
Around The Web
More From POPSUGAR
Join The Conversation
Beauty and the Beast Cocktail Recipe
No-Bake Breakfast Cookie
Golden Milk Turmeric Smoothie Recipe
Cauliflower Potato Salad
From Our Partners
Latest Health & Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds