Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Cauliflower tacos are a delectable vegetarian meal that are full of robust flavors.  Perfect for any night of the week and will be loved by even the pickiest of eaters.

You can never go wrong with tacos, so you may want to make up some of these juicy slow cooker chicken carnitas, easy street tacos or baked chicken tacos for your next “taco Tuesday” or Cinco de Mayo party.

cauliflower tacos lined up on a silver serving tray lined with white parchment paper and topped with sliced avocado and Mexican crema, by The Food Cafe

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Cauliflower tacos

When you think of what type of tacos to make for your next “taco Tuesday” or are just looking for a change, these buffalo cauliflower tacos will be just what you need.

It all starts with roasted cauliflower in a robust buffalo sauce that has just the right amount of kick to it, which is then added to a warm soft taco shell and mixed with corn, black beans, avocado and Crema Mexicana, it will be in love at first bite.

Cauliflower tacos don’t sacrifice on taste or texture and layering them with creamy avocado makes these vegetarian tacos one amazing finger food.

Cauliflower tacos on a silver serving tray on a white background pictured up close to see the roasted buffalo cauliflower, corn, beans, avocado and Crema Mexicana stacked into a soft tortilla shell, by The Food Cafe

How to make cauliflower tacos

  1. Prepare buffalo cauliflower  Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a sheet pan with parchment paper sprayed with non-cook cooking spray and set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, garlic salt, pepper, onion powder and water. Mix and pour in 3 cups of cauliflower florets.four set of images showing how to make buffalo cauliflower using a medium glass bowl and black mixing spoon on a white background, by The Food Cafe.
  2. Spread the cauliflower onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Meanwhile make the buffalo sauce. Melt butter in a microwave safe bowl and add buffalo wing sauce and mix. Once cauliflower is done take it out of the oven and pour into a large bowl. Pour the buffalo sauce on top, toss to coat, pour back onto sheet pan and BROIL for 20 more minutes.Four images showing the prepared cauliflower on a sheet pan and the buffalo sauce being poured over the top and mixed in a glass mixing bowl with black spoon, then spread out again on the sheet pan lined with parchment paper for the cauliflower tacos, by The Food Cafe
  3. In a large skillet cook beans and corn until heated through and hot.  Place equal amounts of buffalo cauliflower in the middle of each flour tortilla and then top with beans, corn, sliced avocados and Crema Mexicana.Four images showing how to put together cauliflower tacos. Warming corn and black beans in a skillet then adding buffalo cauliflower to flour tortillas, topping them with corn, black beans, avocado and crema Mexicana perfect for cinco de mayo by The Food Cafe.

Cauliflower tacos are a great way to mix things up this Cinco de Mayo or when you are in the mood for a little fiery kick vegetarian style.

Is cauliflower a superfood?

Cauliflower is an amazing vegetable in the fact that is has many nutrients and plant compounds that may help in reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, and several other diseases.

Cauliflower tacos lined up vertically on a white piece of parchment paper topped with avocados and cream Mexicana, by The Food Cafe.

Is cauliflower a carb?

Yes, but it is a very low calorie, low carb vegetable perfect for those on a low carb or keto diet.  Cauliflower only has 2.9 grams of net carbs per one cup, therefore making it a great option for low carb meals.

So wether you are celebrating Cinco de Mayo, looking for a low carb taco option, are vegetarian, or just want to change things up a bit, these cauliflower tacos will be sensational.

What do you eat cauliflower with?

  • tacos
  • pizza
  • pasta
  • stir-fry
  • salad
  • “fried” rice

Cauliflower Tacos by The Food Cafe

More delicious vegetable dishes to try:

Buffalo cauliflower tacos

Cauliflower Tacos

Servings: 8 Tacos
Cauliflower tacos are a delectable vegetarian meal that is full of robust flavors. Perfect for any night of the week and be loved by even the pickiest of eaters.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 package flour tortillas
  • 1 15 oz can sweet corn drained
  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained
  • 2 avocados sliced
  • Crema Mexicana or sour cream to garnish

Buffalo cauliflower:

  • 3 cups cauliflower florets
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder

Buffalo sauce:

  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • ½ cup Franks wing sauce

Instructions

  • Prepare buffalo cauliflower Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a sheet pan with parchment paper sprayed with non-cook cooking spray and set aside. In a large bowl combine flour, garlic salt, pepper, onion powder and water. Mix and pour in 3 cups of cauliflower florets.
  • Spread the cauliflower onto the prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Meanwhile make the buffalo sauce. Melt butter in a microwave safe bowl and add buffalo wing sauce and mix. Once cauliflower is done take it out of the oven and pour into a large bowl. Pour the buffalo sauce on top, toss to coat, pour back onto sheet pan and BROIL for 20 more minutes.
  • In a large skillet cook beans and corn until heated through and hot. Place equal amounts of buffalo cauliflower in the middle of each flour tortilla and then top with beans, corn, sliced avocados and Crema Mexicana or sour cream.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Cauliflower tacos
Author: Shannon

Nutrition

Calories: 287kcal, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 1061mg, Potassium: 668mg, Fiber: 9g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 400IU, Vitamin C: 27.7mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 2.3mg

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