This spicy roasted cauliflower is an easy and delicious keto snack or side dish.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Place Buffalo sauce, olive oil, and butter in a large microwave-safe bowl. Heat until butter is melted, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Stir to combine. Add cauliflower florets and toss to coat.

  • Spread cauliflower on a rimmed baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top. Continue baking until slightly toasted, about 10 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

164 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 11.2g; fat 11.9g; cholesterol 12mg; sodium 693.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/07/2019
Made this for Superbowl party, and I could have eaten the whole thing myself! I loved it...I did make a few slight changes; increased the amount of Franks to 1/2 cup (wanted them saucier), sprinkled a little garlic & onion powder over the cauliflower after laying on the baking sheet, added 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs for a little crunch to the parm cheese and then sprinkled that over the florets before putting them into the oven. I will definitely make again! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
07/12/2019
It wasn't browning like I wanted it to so I increased the temp to 425F and that helped a bit then I stuck them under the broiler for 2 minutes and that helped a bit too. It made the texture a bit more interesting because at 375F it was all the same soft texture. Next time I'll cook it on higher heat the whole time and hope for improved texture and flavor depth. Read More
22 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/06/2019
Made this for Superbowl party, and I could have eaten the whole thing myself! I loved it...I did make a few slight changes; increased the amount of Franks to 1/2 cup (wanted them saucier), sprinkled a little garlic & onion powder over the cauliflower after laying on the baking sheet, added 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs for a little crunch to the parm cheese and then sprinkled that over the florets before putting them into the oven. I will definitely make again! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/27/2019
Good, and a great vegetarian and lower fat version of buffalo wings. I made a couple of mistakes, though. First, I didn’t have Franks, so I used a mix of mostly Tabasco and a little Cholula. Tobasco must be A LOT hotter, because the cauliflower florets were hot hot hot. I ate them with carrots, celery, and ranch dip; as dinner, the recipe is more like two or three servings. I cooked them at 400 but will try 375 next time — they browned a lot, and I cooked them for 10-15 mins less time than suggested. I’ll try them next time with Franks and cut the florets larger. I didn’t think the cheese was necessary, especially if you serve them with ranch or blue cheese dip. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/31/2019
this came out SOOO good! i used a combo of Crystal hot sauce and Frank's.. cut the olive oil in half.. left out the parm all together and didn't miss it at all. i also added 1/4 tsp each of garlic powder and onion powder to the sauce. cooked this in batches in our air fryer at 400 degrees for 15 minutes each. i'm so glad i stumbled upon this recipe. thank you so much! UPDATE: i tried making this in the oven and the results weren't the same. we still like this recipe but will only do it in the air fryer from now on. but ty again for posting Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/23/2019
I ran out of batter so just roasted the rest of the cauliflower along side. Also used a fork to dip the florets into the batter and crumbs much neater. When cutting the cauliflower be sure to get the stem along with the florets so that the chunks don t fall apart. If you just get flowers then they break apart in the batter or crumbs and you end up with tiny Buffalo nibbles not worth the effort. I did not toss them in the BBQ sauce because I was worried that the batter/ crumb mixture would fall off. It s sturdier than I thought I think it would be fine. I ll do it next time. I just brushed the sauce over them. Still yum! I ran out of steam after the cauliflower so for a dip I used Veganaise and dill and garlic. Thick but good. Ranch would be perfect but I didn t have any. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/02/2020
Added powdered garlic and onion Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2021
I loved this recipe: simple and delicious. Increased temperature to 425 as others suggested -- my cauliflower was dark brown on the bottom --- the brown was delicious. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/22/2020
It was great! Just what I hoped for. I didn't have buffalo sauce so I used butter and Siracha mixed which makes buffalo sauce. I baked at 400 for 30 minutes, no parmesan. Great recipe! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/05/2020
This came out amazing! I listened to the other reviewers and cooked at 425 the whole time. I used two cauliflowers for a large appetizer and doubled the recipe. I used panko breadcrumbs with the Parmesan cheese for that extra crisp the last 15 minutes. Everyone loved it! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/11/2019
Great flavor! Read More
Rating: 3 stars
07/12/2019
It wasn't browning like I wanted it to so I increased the temp to 425F and that helped a bit then I stuck them under the broiler for 2 minutes and that helped a bit too. It made the texture a bit more interesting because at 375F it was all the same soft texture. Next time I'll cook it on higher heat the whole time and hope for improved texture and flavor depth. Read More
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