Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos


Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Checklist for a blissful recipe: Kids love it and ask for seconds? Check! It has cauliflower and does not involve too many pots or dishes? Check! It’s super-easy to make and healthy? Check! When recipes are this blissful, so are our evenings. Plus, we all love how colorful this dish is -- it beats vegetarian tacos at taquerias any day!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 4


  • 1 head cauliflower (cut into bite-size pieces)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce (separated)
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 8 corn tortillas or hard tacos
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce
  • 1 avocado (pitted & diced)
  • Vegan ranch dressing (to taste)
  • Cilantro (chopped)


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.

  2. In a large bowl combine cauliflower, olive oil, garlic powder, chili powder, pepper, and 1/2 cup buffalo sauce. 

  3. Stir to combine, then spread evenly on baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes, flipping halfway. 

  4. Turn oven to broil and cook for additional 2-5 minutes.

  5. 5 minutes before the cauliflower is done cooking, heat the remaining buffalo sauce in a saucepan.

  6. Remove the cauliflower from the oven and place back in the bowl. 

  7. Add remaining heated buffalo sauce and stir to combine.

  8. To assemble tacos, load tortilla or taco shells with romaine, avocado, and cauliflower. 

  9. Drizzle with ranch and top with cilantro.