BBQ Cauliflower Bites

Who would have thought that barbecue and cauliflower would come together so lovely?  The kiddos gave these BBQ Cauliflower Bites two thumbs up!

This recipe inspired and adapted from Forks Over Knives is oil-free and nut-free. This dish has become one of our family’s favorites any time of the week.  Whether as a main dish or as an appetizer, these bites will sure to please.

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BBQ Cauliflower Bites
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 medium Cauliflower Head (about 2lbs)
Paste
  • 2/3 cups Water
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder, Unsalted
  • 1/8 tsp Chipotle Pepper
  • 1 tsp Parsley, dried
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder, unsalted
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder, unsalted
  • 1/2 tsp Liquid Smoke, Mesquite
  • 2 tsp Spicy Brown Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste, Unsalted
  • 1/4 cup Nutrional Yeast
  • 1/3 cup Brown Rice Flour
Glaze
  • 1/3 cup Favorit BBQ Sauce (Our fave is Stubb's Sticky Sweet)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 medium Cauliflower Head (about 2lbs)
Paste
  • 2/3 cups Water
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder, Unsalted
  • 1/8 tsp Chipotle Pepper
  • 1 tsp Parsley, dried
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder, unsalted
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder, unsalted
  • 1/2 tsp Liquid Smoke, Mesquite
  • 2 tsp Spicy Brown Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste, Unsalted
  • 1/4 cup Nutrional Yeast
  • 1/3 cup Brown Rice Flour
Glaze
  • 1/3 cup Favorit BBQ Sauce (Our fave is Stubb's Sticky Sweet)
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 450F. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Destem and break cauliflower into flowerettes. Rinse flowerettes and drain on papertowel to remove as much water as possible.
  3. Blend the all of the paste ingredients together until smooth.
  4. Add the drained flowerettes and paste to a large bowl. Mix together until the flowerettes are completely covered.
  5. Place prepared cauliflower onto parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake in oven for 25 minutes. Flip all flowerettes over and bake for another 5 minutes. Remove cauliflower from oven.
  6. Pour BBQ sauce over baked cauliflower. Rotate around until flowerettes are glazed with sauce. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Recipe inspired and adapted from Forks Over Knives "Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites"

2 thoughts on “BBQ Cauliflower Bites”

  1. An amazing recipe. I had it with the quick bean burgers and was and incredible meal. I can’t wait to make for extended family or friends on “game day!” Or any day. (smiles)

    1. Hello Lisa! So glad to hear that you enjoyed the cauliflower bites. And oh my-my to enjoy them with the quick bean burgers! Mmmmm good! 🙂

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