· By Christian Kennedy
Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Jerk Ranch - The Ultimate Healthy Appetizer!
If you're looking for a tasty and healthy appetizer that packs a punch, look no further than these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Jerk Ranch. This tasty dish combines the heat of a classic Buffalo sauce with the bold flavors of a Jamaican jerk sauce, all balanced out by a tangy homemade ranch dressing. And with under 30 calories per serving, you can enjoy this delicious appetizer without worrying about your waistline.
The key to this recipe is the jerk ranch, a unique and delicious condiment that's perfect for dipping or drizzling. Our jerk ranch is made with all-natural ingredients, including a famous Jamaican jerk sauce from Jrk! restaurant. This sauce adds a depth of flavor that's hard to find in other ranch dressings, making it the perfect partner for the spicy Buffalo cauliflower bites.
- 1 head of cauliflower
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup Jerk Ranch from Sauces by Jrk!
- 1/4 cup ranch dressing
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and water until smooth.
- In a separate bowl, pour in the Jerk Ranch.
- Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized florets and toss with the flour mixture until evenly coated.
- Transfer the cauliflower to the prepared baking sheet and drizzle with the olive oil. Sprinkle with the garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the cauliflower is tender and the coating is crispy.
- Remove from the oven and immediately toss with the Jerk Ranch. Serve hot with extra Jerk Ranch for dipping. Enjoy!
In addition to being delicious, this recipe is also incredibly easy to make. All you need is a few simple ingredients and about 30 minutes of your time.
One of the best things about these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites is that they're incredibly versatile. You can adjust the level of heat to suit your tastes by using more or less hot sauce, and you can also experiment with different types of hot sauce to find the perfect flavor for your palate. Additionally, you can serve the bites with a variety of dips and sauces, such as blue cheese dressing, honey mustard, or even a spicy sriracha sauce.
These Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Jerk Ranch are a great option for vegetarians and those following a plant-based diet. Cauliflower is a versatile and nutritious vegetable that's high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, making it a great choice for a healthy snack or appetizer. And because this recipe uses flour and water as a coating, it's also naturally gluten-free, making it a great option for those with dietary restrictions.
Overall, these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Jerk Ranch are a delicious and healthy option for any occasion. With bold flavors and a tangy ranch dipping sauce, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite in your household. So why not give it a try today? You won't be disappointed!