This vegan buffalo cauliflower recipe is one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make. If you’re a fan of buffalo seasoned foods you’ll love this buffalo cauliflower. Using an air fryer you’ll be able to enjoy an oil-free whole food plant-based snack.
I’m not going to lie, I used to love buffalo chicken wings. When I gave up meat I needed to come up with an option so I could enjoy one of my favorite appetizers. I’ve found an alternative that is totally worth trying out.
How to make vegan buffalo cauliflower?
This recipe couldn’t be easier to make. All you need are 2 ingredients and an air fryer.
I don’t know any vegans out there that don’t have a stockpile of hot sauce. It’s like a separate food group for us vegans.
To make this recipe you’ll need 1/2 cup of hot sauce (I use Frank’s) and a head of cauliflower.
Start off by chopping up the head of cauliflower into bite-size pieces. Then add the cauliflower to a bowl and drizzle with the hot sauce. Toss to combine.
Next you’ll want to preheat your air fryer to 390 degrees. Add the cauliflower to the air fryer and cook for 10 minutes.
Shake or flip the cauliflower and then cook in the air fryer for 10 more minutes.
You can serve the buffalo cauliflower with more hot sauce or your favorite dipping sauce.
How do you prepare cauliflower?
To prepare the cauliflower you’ll want to wash the cauliflower. Then remove the bottom leaves and stems. Cut the head of cauliflower in half and remove a bit of the stems from the middle. This makes it easier to prepare the cauliflower. Then cut the cauliflower up into bite-size pieces.
How do you know when cauliflower is cooked?
You’ll know the cauliflower is cooked when the cauliflower is soft and the edges will be browned. It takes about 15-20 minutes for the cauliflower to cook fully.
What is buffalo flavor?
Buffalo sauce is traditionally made of cayenne pepper, vinegar, and seasonings to taste. The seasonings usually consist of garlic powder and salt.
Is buffalo sauce vegan?
Not all buffalo sauce is vegan. Read the ingredients and make sure that the buffalo sauce is dairy-free. A common ingredient is butter so make sure you check the label before you buy your hot sauce.
How do you reheat buffalo cauliflower?
To reheat this recipe you’ll want to use your air fryer or oven. Using a microwave will make this soggy.
Preheat your air fryer to 390 degrees and cook for 5-8 minutes. To reheat your cauliflower in the oven preheat your oven to 400 degrees and cook for 8-10 minutes.
The air fryer will reheat your vegan buffalo cauliflower the quickest.
- 1 head cauliflower
- 1/2 cup hot sauce (I use Frank's)
- Preheat air fryer to 390 degrees
- Wash and cut cauliflower into florets.
- In a medium bowl combine cauliflower and buffalo sauce.
- Toss until the cauliflower is coated in hot sauce.
- Add cauliflower to air fryer basket.
- Cook for 10 minutes
- Shake or flip and cook for 10 more minutes
- Serve hot with extra sauce or dip of your choice!