plate of buffalo cauliflower lettuce wraps with ranch for dipping

Buffalo chicken goes plant-based with these tasty buffalo cauliflower lettuce wraps. All your favorite buffalo wing flavors – buffalo sauce, celery, carrots and blue cheese – get wrapped up for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

Buffalo cauliflower became an overnight sensation several years ago as people were turning to cauliflower as a low-carb replacement for everything from rice to pizza crust. When done right, buffalo cauliflower is so delicious and hard to stop eating.

Ingredients for buffalo cauliflower wrap in bowls

I prefer to roast my cauliflower over steaming it. You can a tender inside with a slightly crispier outside, much like chicken wings.

After the florets cook for 15-20 minutes (when they reach your desired texture), remove from oven, toss in buffalo sauce and baked an additional 5 minutes to help the cauliflower soak up all that saucy goodness.

Roasted buffalo cauliflower on sheet pan

Lettuce wraps are a great vehicle to getting all your tasty buffalo wing favorites into one bite. I love a combo of celery, carrots and blue cheese crumbles, but whatever your favorite wing accompaniments are work well too.

For more buffalo recipes, check out these ideas:

close up of buffalo cauliflower wraps

Buffalo Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps

Amber Gray
Buffalo chicken goes plant-based with these tasty buffalo cauliflower lettuce wraps. All your favorite buffalo wing flavors – buffalo sauce, celery, carrots and blue cheese – get wrapped up for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizers
Servings 4 servings
Calories 178 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 16 oz. cauliflower florets
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • cup buffalo sauce
  • 8 large lettuce leaves
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • ½ cup matchstick carrots
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Toss cauliflower in oil. Spread evenly on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake 15-20 minutes, flipping midway, until tender.
  • Drizzle buffalo sauce onto cauliflower and toss to coat well. Return pan to oven and bake additional 5 minutes.
  • Fill lettuce cups with buffalo cauliflower and top with carrots, celery and blue cheese. 

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 7gFat: 13gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 458mgFiber: 7gSugar: 5g
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