When we think of game day, we think of wings. An ideal alternative to breaded and fried chicken, these Air Fryer Cauliflower Buffalo “Wings” are a super healthy snack that also happen to fit a lot of different diet preferences. Whether you’re serving them up at a big celebration or just want a lighter snack for yourself, you can’t go wrong with these buffalo cauliflower wings.

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We’re serving ours with a Whole 30 compliant Ranch that is packed with nutrients for a healthier dipping sauce (whether or not you’re currently following the Whole 30 rules). Fresh herbs, garlic, and lemon juice bring bright flavors to this healthier ranch and play nicely as a dipping sauce to savory buffalo cauliflower.

These “wings” are fast and easy to make and serve up on game day or movie night for a tasty appetizer. And three simple steps make prep time and clean up just as quick!

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Air Fryer Cauliflower Buffalo Wings Recipe Tips:

  • This Whole 30 Ranch goes well with fresh veggies, too! Keep it in the refrigerator in an airtight container for three days.
  • Reheat leftover buffalo cauliflower by popping it back in the air fryer at 350º for 10 minutes or until hot and crisp.
  • If you don’t have an air fryer, you can also bake these in the oven. Bake at 425º for 15 – 20 minutes.

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Air Fryer Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Air Fryer Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

These Air Fryer Cauliflower Buffalo "Wings" are a super healthy snack that are Whole 30 compliant, Paleo, Gluten-Free, and Vegan.

Ingredients
 

Yield: 6 servings
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Cauliflower

  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into bite sized florets
  • 1/4 cup Whole 30 compliant buffalo sauce, plus more for serving
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • pinch of salt and pepper

Whole 30 Ranch

  • 1/2 cup whole 30 compliant mayo
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Equipment

  • Air Fryer

Instructions
 

  • Make the cauliflower by tossing all ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Toss until all the cauliflower is completely coated in the buffalo sauce and seasonings.
  • Spread evenly into the air fryer and air fry for 15 minutes at 400º until crispy.
  • Mix together all ingredients for the ranch.
  • Serve cauliflower with a drizzle more of buffalo sauce and with a side of homemade ranch!
Calories: 54kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 29mg, Potassium: 310mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 51IU, Vitamin C: 52mg, Calcium: 27mg, Iron: 1mg
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Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Recipe