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Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Ranch

Buffalo cauliflower tacos with avocado ranch are what taco dreams are made of! They're healthy, bright, spicy, and delicious. Perfect for meatless-Monday or any occasion.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 365kcal

Equipment

  • blender or food processor

Ingredients

FOR THE CAULIFLOWER

  • 1 medium head cauliflower cut into bite-sized florets
  • 1 cup beer corona is best or sub vegetable broth
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 + 2 tbsp Frank's hot sauce reserve 2 tbsp hot sauce for brushing
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

FOR THE AVOCADO RANCH

  • 1 avocado skin and seed removed
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened yogurt or cashew or coconut yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayo *I used vegan mayo
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 lime juiced

FOR SERVING

  • 10 corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 roma tomato diced, optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped red cabbage optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro optional

Instructions

FOR THE CAULIFLOWER

  • Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.
  • In a bowl, whisk together beer, flour, 2 tbsp Frank's hot sauce, chili powder, and garlic powder. It should resemble pancake batter. Add bite-sized cauliflower florets to the batter and toss until coated.
  • Tap any excess batter off and place each battered cauliflower onto a sprayed parchemnt or silicone-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, flipping halfway through. Once fully cooked, brush the remaining 2 tbsp hot sauce onto the cauliflower. While the cauliflower is baking, prep your avocado ranch and toppings!

FOR THE AVOCADO RANCH

  • Add avocado, yogurt, mayo, almond milk, cilantro, vinegar, garlic and onion powder, and lime juice to a blender or food processor and blend until completely smooth.

FOR SERVING

  • Add the cauliflower and desired toppings to warm tortillas, drizzle with avocado ranch, and serve!

Notes

Leftovers won't be as good, but you can save any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the refrigerator. 
*Nutrition facts are calculated automatically and may be inaccurate. 

Nutrition

Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 759mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 289IU | Vitamin C: 79mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3mg