Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time2 hrs 45 mins
Servings: 20 pieces

Ingredients

For the Cauliflower

  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2/3 cups bread crumbs

For The Buffalo Sauce

  • 2/3 cups Hot Sauce Franks Red
  • 1/3 cups Salted Butter
  • 1 tbsp ketchup

For The Blue Cheese Dip

  • 3/4 cup mayonaise
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbled
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  • In a medium mixing bowl combine all the dip ingredients except the cheese. Whisk to combine. Use a fork to fold in the cheese and mix.
  • Cover the bowl in saran wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 425F
  • Chop the cauliflower into bite sized pieces (about 20-25)
  • Add the rest of the cauliflower ingredients to a bowl and whisk into a batter, then fold in the cauliflower pieces.
  • Dump the cauliflower onto a baking pan and spread out evenly. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.
  • While the cauliflower bakes melt the butter in a sauce pan on medium heat. Once the butter has liquefied, add the hot the sauce and ketchup and whisk til combined. Bring the sauce to a simmer then remove from heat.
  • Put the cauliflower in a large mixing bowl, gently toss with the sauce then return to the baking sheet and bake another 7 minutes.