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Buffalo Cauliflower Sandwich Veggiekins Blog

Vegan Buffalo Ranch “Chicken” Sandwich (gluten free)

  • Author: Remy


Vegan Buffalo Chicken sandwich wth creamy avocado ranch dressing and crispy cauliflower is a satisfying and easy gluten-free lunch.


  • 1 head of cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 1/3 cup gluten free flour of choice
  • 1 cup plant milk, more as needed
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • pinch of salt and pepper

vegan buffalo sauce

avocado ranch sauce

  • 1 cup vegan yogurt (unsweetened, unflavoured)
  • 1/21 ripe avocado
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 12 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1/4 tsp mustard powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh or dried dill
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

to serve

  • gluten free bread
  • tomatoes, sliced
  • lettuce


Prepare your vegan buffalo sauce

  1. Whisk together all ingredients until smooth. Adjust spices to taste and enjoy.

Buffalo cauliflower bites

  1. Preheat oven to 400F while you prepare your ingredients.
  2. Whisk together flour and spices until combined, and then add plant milk and whisk until smooth. Mixture should be thick, but still pourable.
  3. Coat each floret of cauliflower in your batter mixture and space out on your baking mat. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Coat each floret in buffalo sauce and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes. Cauliflower is ready when lightly crisp on the edges.

Avocado ranch dressing

  1. Add yogurt, avocado, lemon juice, garlic, mustard powder and onion powder to a food processor and blend until smooth. Transfer to a mixing bowl.
  2. Fold in fresh herbs and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Assemble sandwich

  1. Toast gluten free bread, spread avocado ranch sauce, layer buffalo cauliflower on top and any additional ingredients like tomato and lettuce.