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buffalo cauliflower bites with tahini ranch

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Tahini Ranch

  • Author: Emily Toshiko
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Buffalo cauliflower bites with tahini ranch is the perfect appetizer for any occasion! This vegan recipe is easy to make and addictingly tasty!


  • 2 heads of cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup Franks hot sauce
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

For the Tahini Ranch:

  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup water + ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • ¼ salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Toss the cauliflower, olive oil, onion powder, garlic powder and salt together in a large bowl.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the cauliflower out in an even layer on the sheet.
  4. Roast in the oven for 30 minutes, stirring once halfway through baking.
  5. Make the tahini ranch while the cauliflower is roasting. Thoroughly mix the tahini, ¼ cup of water, lemon juice, garlic powder, onion powder, dill, parsley and salt together. Add the rest of the water and mix until you reach the desired consistency. Set aside. 
  6. Add the roasted cauliflower to a large bowl along with the Franks hot sauce. Gently toss until all the cauliflower is coated. 
  7. Top with sliced green onions & enjoy dipped into tahini ranch.


Add more hot sauce to taste!

Keywords: buffalo cauliflower with tahini ranch