When looking for low-carbohydrate substitutions, vegetables can often be subbed in for traditional carbs. Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable often used when creating a low-carbohydrate dish, and these buffalo cauliflower poppers provide classic flavors with a low-carb spin.
Not all seniors need to monitor their carbohydrates, but some could benefit from doing so if managing diabetes or trying to lose weight. Either way this recipe can be a delicious, fiber-rich dish for anyone to enjoy!
Time: 30 minutes
- 1 head cauliflower, chopped into smaller florets
- ⅔ cups bread crumbs
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1-2 egg whites
- ⅓ cup buffalo sauce
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
- In a blender or food processor, pulse bread crumbs until fine.
- In a medium bowl, combine bread crumbs and onion powder.
- Roll individual cauliflower florets in egg white and then bread crumb mixture, and place in a larger bowl.
- Once all florets are “battered,” pour buffalo sauce over top and toss.
- Spread on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
Per serving *: 100 calories; fat 1g; saturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 260mg; carbohydrate 17g; fiber 3g; total sugars 3g; added sugars 0g; protein 6g; calcium 4%DV; iron 7%DV; potassium 6%DV; vitamin D 0%DV
*Please note: Nutrition variation may happen due to ingredient sourcing and measurement variations.