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Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema Recipe

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos Avocado Crema

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema is a healthy, flavorful, vegetarian twist on a classic game-day snack. This recipe is easy, quick, and perfect for any occasion.

Hello, friend! Get ready to have your taste buds buzzing with excitement over these Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema. This recipe is perfect for anyone looking for a healthier and just as delicious alternative to traditional chicken wings. Imagine crispy cauliflower florets tossed in a tangy buffalo sauce, nestled in warm tortillas, and topped with a cooling avocado crema.

It’s a flavor explosion that’ll satisfy your cravings and leave you wanting more. So let’s get cooking and bring a little spice to your table!

Utensils You Need:

Gather these tools to create your taco fiesta:

  1. Baking sheet
  2. Mixing bowls
  3. Whisk or fork
  4. Food processor or blender

The Recipe

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos Avocado Crema

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema

This recipe features crispy baked cauliflower florets tossed in buffalo sauce, served in tortillas with creamy avocado crema.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4 servings (2 tacos each)
Calories 300 kcal


For the cauliflower:

  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup buffalo sauce

For the avocado crema:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For serving:

  • 8 small corn or flour tortillas
  • Your favorite toppings: shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles, etc.


  • Here’s what you should do.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, toss cauliflower florets with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Spread cauliflower on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, then remove from the oven and toss with buffalo sauce.
  • Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until tender and slightly crispy.
  • While the cauliflower is baking, prepare the avocado crema.
  • In a food processor or blender, combine avocado, sour cream or yogurt, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Warm the tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave.
  • To assemble tacos, place a few cauliflower florets on each tortilla.
  • Top with avocado crema and your favorite toppings.


  1. For extra crispy cauliflower, you can toss it with cornstarch before baking.
  2. If you don’t have a food processor or blender, you can mash the avocado with a fork and then whisk in the other ingredients.
  3. Feel free to use your favorite brand of buffalo sauce or make your own.
Keyword avocado crema, buffalo cauliflower, easy, game day, healthy, spicy, tacos, vegetarian

Cook method: Baking, Stovetop

Season: All seasons

Alternative Ingredients:

If you do not have the ingredients I listed above, no worries! You can swap them out for the alternatives below:

Buffalo sauceYour favorite hot sauce
AvocadoGreek yogurt
Sour cream or yogurtVegan sour cream or yogurt alternative

What to Serve with Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema:

You can pair this delicious Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with the following:

  • A side of Mexican rice or black beans.
  • A fresh salad with a lime vinaigrette dressing.
  • A cold beer or margarita.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I make these tacos ahead of time?

Yes, you can roast the cauliflower and make the avocado crema ahead of time. Store them separately and assemble the tacos just before serving.

Can I use frozen cauliflower?

Yes, you can use frozen cauliflower, but make sure to thaw it completely and pat it dry before roasting.

Can I make these tacos vegan?

Yes, you can make these tacos vegan by using a vegan buffalo sauce, vegan cheese substitute, and vegan sour cream or yogurt.

Can I make these tacos in an air fryer?

Yes, you can cook the cauliflower florets in the air fryer at 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius) for 15-20 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through.

How do I make my own buffalo sauce?

You can easily make your own buffalo sauce by combining equal parts hot sauce and melted butter. Add a pinch of garlic powder and cayenne pepper for extra flavor.

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