buffalo cauliflower salad

This is a vegan/plant-based take on a spicy favorite that is commonly made with chicken. You will not miss the chicken, this cauliflower is delicious.

Buffalo Cauliflower Salad

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Main Course, Salad
Keyword: cauliflower,, salad, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 3


  • 6 cups fresh spinach, washed
  • 1 head cauliflower, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup cayenne pepper sauce (Franks) if watching your sodium make homemade sauce
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup red onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup celery, diced
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra cayenne pepper sauce if desired


  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Add cauliflower to mixing bowl.
  • Add cayenne pepper sauce, pepper, and panko to the bowl of cauliflower and stir.
  • Pour onto a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Put Spinach in a bowl, top with vinegar.
  • Place red onions and celery on top of spinach.
  • When cauliflower is done baking, toss in a bowl with extra cayene pepper sauce if desired.
  • Pour cauliflower on top of spinach and serve.

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