Meat-Free Buffalo Wings with Ranch Dipper

This vegetarian-friendly Buffalo “wings” dish is a guilt-free delicious snack, appetizer or side!


  • 1 cauliflower, cut into 1-inch florets
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce

For the ranch dipper:

  • 1 cup Greek-style yogurt
  • Juice of 1/2 small lemon
  • 3 tablespoons fresh herbs (such as dill, chives and parsley), chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely grated
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles (optional)


Pre-heat the oven to 450ºF.

Place the cauliflower florets onto a nonstick baking sheet, dress with some EVOO and season with salt. Bake for 25 minutes, or until crispy and caramelized at the edges. Remove from the oven, place into a large bowl and toss with the hot sauce. Serve with ranch dipper alongside.

For the ranch dipper:

In a small serving bowl, combine the yogurt, lemon juice, herbs and garlic; season with salt and pepper.

Fold in the blue cheese, if using.

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