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Oven Baked Buffalo Cauliflower

Oven Baked Buffalo Cauliflower

An vegetable based alternative to Buffalo Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 -8


  • Olive Oil- 3 tablespoons
  • Cauliflower- 1 head broken up into florets. about 6-7 cups
  • Seasonings such as salt- 1 teaspoon or as needed
  • Sauce- such as Buffalo Sauce- 1/3 Cup see post for alternatives
  • Lemon Juice- 1 tablespoon
  • Optional- Butter tablespoon


  1. Preheat your oven to 425 and prep a roasting or similar rimmed pan for nonstick.
  2. Place the cauliflower in a large bowl. Add the olive oil and seasonings to the bowl and toss the cauliflower. When the cauliflower is well covered with the oil, place it into the pan and bake for 10 minutes.
  3. While the cauliflower bakes, prepare the sauce by whisking it with the lemon juice. Yet, if adding the optional butter, whisk it into the sauce at this point.
  4. Remove the cauliflower from the oven and carefully add the sauce to the pan, tossing the cauliflower as needed to ensure that it is distributed.
  5. Return the cauliflower to the oven and bake for another 15-20 minutes or until it starts to brown.
  6. Finally, serve with your favorite dip.

Recipe Notes

See post for sugar free and low carb alternatives