January 27, 2022
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vegan buffalo cauliflower
vegan buffalo cauliflower
vegan buffalo cauliflower

Craving something simple and easy for lunch or dinner? If so, give these Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps a try. In these wraps, baked cauliflower is dredged in buffalo sauce and placed in a pita wrap loaded with lettuce, onions, and any other toppings you want. 

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Learn how to make these Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps for a simple and satisfying lunch or dinner option! This vegan buffalo cauliflower is going to win over your taste buds with one bite. 

This Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps recipe is…

  • Vegan 
  • Vegetarian 
  • Made with fresh ingredients 
  • Nutrient-rich 
  • Packed with flavor

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How to Make Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps 

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  1. Coat cauliflower florets in flour and seasoning wet mixture and bake in the oven. 
  2. When close to done, remove cauliflower and coat in the buffalo sauce, then return cauliflower to the oven for a few more minutes. 
  3. Remove cauliflower from the oven.
  4. Grab your flatbread and load it with buffalo cauliflower, lettuce, and toppings.

Full directions for how to make Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post. 

Helpful Tips For Making Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps 

buffalo cauliflower on baking tray with sauce for wraps

Extra Crispy 

Want an even crispier cauliflower? If so, just bake them for a few minutes longer. The great thing about making your own wraps is that you can control how long you bake your cauliflower. Just coat the florets in the buffalo sauce at the end of baking. Otherwise, it will burn in the oven.

Prepare the Pan 

Make sure to line your baking pan with parchment paper, foil, or a silicone baking mat. This recipe is a bit messy as it bakes, and you will have to scrub a lot to remove the stuck on bits if you don’t line your baking tray.

Frozen Cauliflower 

If you want to use frozen cauliflower instead of fresh, just allow the veggies to thaw completely first. Then dredge them in the mixture and bake as usual. You won’t have to bake your cauliflower quite as long if you have smaller pieces, so adjust the baking time as you see fit. 

Variations to Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps 

two buffalo cauliflower wraps between bowl of lettuce and bowl of buffalo cauliflower

Sauce 

You can dredge your cauliflower in any flavor of sauce you want. A BBQ or even dry ranch powder added to the flour mixture could give your cauliflower a really great flavor.

Wrap 

You can use a tortilla in place of the flatbread if you want. I have used a spinach tortilla and it added some great flavor to the wrap!

Toppings 

You are in control of what toppings you use. Try drizzling on some homemade vegan ranch, blue cheese, or even nondairy yogurt. In terms of veggies, you can use any kind you want. And of course, you could always just eat your buffalo cauliflower without toppings, too.

Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps FAQs

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How to know when cauliflower is done? 

You will know your cauliflower is done when it is a bit browned on the outside. Also make sure that the wet mixture you dip the cauliflower in is firmed up and cooked. The cauliflower will be fork tender when you poke it. 

Is buffalo sauce hot? 

Buffalo sauce does carry quite a bit of heat. You can find some brands that sell a mild buffalo sauce which isn’t as spicy as the original. 

How do you store leftover cauliflower? 

You can store your leftover cauliflower for up to 2–3 days in the fridge. It will be a lot softer but will still be delicious when you reheat it. 

Recipe

vegan buffalo cauliflower

Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps

Craving something simple and easy for lunch or dinner? If so, give these tasty Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps a try.

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Servings: 4 servings

Calories: 148kcal

Author: Veg Kitchen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ cup almond milk plain
  • 1 head cauliflower chopped into florets
  • ½ cup hot sauce such as Frank’s buffalo sauce
  • 1 tbsp canola oil or your oil of choice
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or agave syrup
  • 6 small flatbreads or wraps

Toppings (choose your favorites):

  • Chopped lettuce or salad greens
  • Sliced red onions
  • Plain Nondairy Yogurt
  • Cilantro
  • Avocado

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, garlic powder, salt, and paprika until combined.

  • Whisk in the almond milk until the batter is smooth.

  • Then add the cauliflower florets and toss until they are evenly coated.

  • Spread cauliflower out on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake for 20 minutes, gently stirring halfway through or until fork tender.

  • While cauliflower is cooking, mix together the hot sauce, oil, and maple syrup in a small bowl. Set aside.

  • Once cauliflower is cooked, transfer it to a large mixing bowl and toss with the prepared hot sauce

  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer the cauliflower back to the baking sheet and return to the oven for 2–3 minutes, until sauce is bubbling.

  • To make the wraps, top the flatbreads with buffalo cauliflower, lettuce, and your favorite toppings (see suggestions above).

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1169mg | Potassium: 511mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 68IU | Vitamin C: 93mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2mg

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Source: Vegkitchen.com