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Buffalo Cauliflower

Feb 01, 2016 08:06AM ● By Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Hot sauce, blue cheese and celery transform boring cauliflower into irresistible Super Bowl Sunday party food. This easy appetizer is a healthy dish that everyone will love. Cauliflower never tasted so good.

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  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp to 1/4 cup hot sauce, according to taste
  • 1 Tbsp trans-fat free margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat blue cheese or ranch dressing
  • 4 celery stalks, sliced into 3-inch sticks


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower florets with the oil and pepper.
  2. On a baking sheet, arrange the florets in a single layer. Roast, turning halfway through cooking, for 45 minutes or until lightly golden. Transfer the cauliflower back to the large bowl.
  3. Add the hot sauce and margarine to the cauliflower and toss to coat. Serve immediately with blue cheese dressing for dipping and celery sticks on the side.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 1/2 cup; Calories: 96; Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 0; Cholesterol: 1mg; Sodium: 645mg; Carbohydrates: 10g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 3g

Yield: 4 servings