Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Spicy, tangy Buffalo cauliflower served with a creamy buttermilk-herb dip — everyone will be raving about these addictive party bites at your next get-together. Want more to love? They are a lightened-up alternative to the traditional Buffalo wing appetizer, which can add up to 600+ calories in a single serving!

under 35 mins
Updated on 10 June 2024

Ingredients for servings

    Buttermilk-Herb Dip

  • 0.25 cup plain nonfat yogurt

  • 2 teaspoon nonfat buttermilk

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives

  • 0.25 teaspoon dried or fresh chopped dill

  • 0.25 teaspoon garlic powder

  • cauliflower

  • 0.75 cup all-purpose flour

  • 0.5 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 cup nonfat buttermilk or nonfat milk

  • 1 large cauliflower, cut into florets about 6 cups

  • 0.5 cup hot sauce

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


  • Combine dip ingredients in a small bowl, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place a cooling rack on top, and coat lightly with cooking spray.

  • Whisk together flour, garlic powder and buttermilk in a large bowl. Add cauliflower, tossing to coat. Shake excess batter from cauliflower, and place florets on rack. Discard any remaining batter.

  • Bake 20 minutes. Carefully remove cauliflower from baking sheet with tongs, and toss in hot sauce. Return to rack, and bake another 10–12 minutes, or until cauliflower browns on edges.

  • Sprinkle with parsley. Serve immediately with Buttermilk-Herb Dip.

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