20-35 mins

Buffalo Cauliflower with Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Mar 06, 2020

Cauliflower stands in as the perfect substitute to meat in this healthier veggie version of Buffalo wings. By tossing cauliflower in hot sauce and broiling not frying until perfectly crispy and delicious you’ll get all the flavor of hot wings without any of the guilt. Try our homemade yogurt ranch dipping sauce on the side.

Makes: 6 Servings

Takes: 5 Minutes Prep Time

Takes: 30 Minutes Cook Time

You'll Need:

For Buffalo Cauliflower:

  • 1 large head of cauliflower, cored and cut into small florets
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 4 tbs unsalted butter, melted
  • ⅓ c buffalo hot sauce (Wing-Time Buffalo Wing Sauce)
  • 1 tbs fresh lemon juice

Yogurt Dipping Sauce:

  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 ½ tbs lemon juice
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbs chopped fresh herbs (dill, parsley, chives or a combination)


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Prepare a large baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Core cauliflower and chop into 1-2 in small florets. Toss cauliflower in a bowl with olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Roast in oven for 20 min, stirring occasionally till tender.
  3. While cauliflower is in the oven, start preparing the buffalo sauce by melting butter in a small saucepan on low heat. Add hot sauce to butter and stir to combine and season with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Remove from heat. Alternatively, melt butter in microwave bowl and stir in buffalo sauce and seasoning.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare yogurt ranch dressing by combining all ingredients in a food processor or blender, if one is not available mix well in a bowl, cover and refrigerate.
  5. Remove cauliflower from oven, brush buffalo sauce over cauliflower pieces coating each piece well. Return cauliflower to oven for an additional 10 min or until cauliflower is browned. Remove from oven, let cool 5 min before serving.
  6. Serve with yogurt dipping sauce, carrots, and celery.

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