Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Buffalo Cauliflower

The Menu:
Buffalo Cauliflower
Hot and Steamy!

The Original Recipe:
So, I found this on Pinterest. What recipes, now a days, do I not find on Pinterest? I had to try out these Buffalo bites. They were really good! I would not compare them to buffalo wings, but they do hold up on their own as a great appetizer or even a good lunch! I had no problems with the mixture sticking to my cauliflower while it baked. It didn't run off or anything. They turned out perfect! I ate the whole half a head that I had made. No dipping sauce needed!

Buffalo “Chicken”-Vegetarian Style  recipe via "The Curvy Carrot"
Servings: enough for at least 3-4 people

1 head cauliflower, cleaned and cut into bite-sized pieces
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons garlic salt
1 cup buffalo sauce
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, flour, and garlic salt, whisking until mostly smooth (it’s ok if there are a few lumps left).
3. Very gently (cauliflower can be pretty delicate), place the cauliflower in the bowl and lightly toss to completely coat with the buttermilk mixture.
4. Place the cauliflower in a shallow baking dish and bake for about 15-18 minutes or so (watch it, it may start to brown up quickly on you.)
5. Meanwhile, combine the buffalo sauce and the melted butter in a small bowl.
6. Carefully remove the hot cauliflower from the oven and pour the buffalo sauce mixture over it, stirring gently to coat it as best you can.
7. Return the cauliflower to the oven and bake for another 5-8 minutes or so. Let cool slightly and serve immediately.

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