They’re fun to make and easy to eat. Try this easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites recipe for a vegetarian chicken wings alternative.

Easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites recipe with red onion

If you’ve heard of cauliflower buffalo bites, you’ll find this recipe is a little different. The addition of red onion makes these buffalo cauliflower bites taste more gourmet. 

They’re one of the most tasty cauliflower recipes you’ll come across.

Franks Red Hot Wings Sauce is the star of this recipe. It gives baked cauliflower buffalo bites the classic chicken wings taste.

Prep for easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites is simple. It’s a quick appetizer to make-ahead for parties, potlucks, March Madness, and Superbowl.

Vegetarian cauliflower bites are vegan-friendly without the bleu cheese dressing. My favorite dressing is Toby’s Bleu Cheese is my favorite.

One of my issues with chicken wings is all the picking (aka work) that goes into eating the damn things. This chicken wing alternative is way easier to eat than wings. It’s one of the most tasty cauliflower recipes I’ve found for the oven.

See the step-by-step baked buffalo cauliflower bites video. And if you’re looking for more recipes, check out these Pinterest boards with healthy snacks and party food ideas.

Easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites recipe with red onion with Franks Red Hot Sauce chicken wings alternative and Tobys dessing

Easy baked buffalo cauliflower bites recipe with red onion (Sip Bite Go)

Recipe from Step-by-step video for baked buffalo cauliflower bites:


  • 1 head of cauliflower cut in florets
  • ½ cup red onion diced
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 4 tbsp butter melted
  • 3 tbsp cilantro chopped divided
  • 3/4 cup Frank’s red hot wing sauce divided
  • ½ cup blue cheese dressing


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, mix cauliflower, onion, garlic salt, butter, 2 tbsp cilantro, and 1/2 cup of Frank’s hot sauce in a bowl. Spread the mixture evenly on the baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove cauliflower from oven and mix in remaining ¼ cup of Frank’s hot sauce. Pop back in the oven for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve with a sprinkle of cilantro and blue cheese.

Want something delicious to serve with them? These pineapple BBQ meatballs are a crowd pleaser, too.

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