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
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 pieces
Calories: 168kcal

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 mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp garlic crushed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 376mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg