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Cauliflower Nuggets (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Cauliflower Nuggets (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

These delicious Cauliflower Nuggets are such a wonderful treat. Cauliflower florets are breaded and oven baked to perfection. The flavor is amazing and they are perfect as an appetizer or smothered with your favorite sauce as a main!

Cauliflower Nuggets (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Feeling for some delicious cauliflower nuggets, these are full of flavor and are also coated with gluten-free breading. My family enjoyed this recipe very much. It is easy to make! I left the yeast flakes as optional for those who are on a yeast free diet but yeast flakes really enhance the flavor!

 

Cauliflower Nuggets (Vegan, Gluten-Free)These cauliflower nuggets are packed with flavor! They are perfect as an appetizer or as a side dish! The best time to serve them is right away while they are still hot! I prepare them after I have prepared the other dishes on my menu and let them bake while I’m preparing salad, setting the table and doing final preparations before my guests arrive.

Update: I feel so honored because my cauliflower nuggets were included in the menu of the Vegetarian Society of DC (VSDC) Thanksgiving Dinner last year. This event is hosted annually, where vegetarians and non-vegetarians come together to give thanks and enjoy vegetarian dishes.

The event also features an influential keynote speaker and entertainers. I hope to go to this special event someday.

 

I am so excited to start a new facebook group, sharing lots of delicious vegan recipes, health tips etc. from our members, please join us at Vegan Recipes With Love! If you tried this recipe, please comment below and let us know how you like it. Also, please follow us on Instagram!

Per 100g
Energy:
107 kcal / 447 kJ
Fat:
4 g
Protein:
4 g
Carbohydrate:
15 g

Ingredients

For: 4 servings
Preparation:
10 min
Cooking:
30 min
Ready in:
40 min

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. Place cauliflower florets in a bowl, toss with mayonnaise and set aside

  3. In a small bowl combine breading ingredients brown rice flour, yeast flakes, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, Italian seasoning, turmeric powder and mix well.

  4. Dip cauliflower florets in breading and place on baking sheet, repeat until all florets are coated.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes turning halfway. Delicious served with ketchup or barbecue sauce.

Notes

Cauliflower Nuggets (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

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44 Comments
  1. Beth S
    September 8, 2018

    5.01

    I’ve made this several times now and it’s delicious and simple. First time I used rice flour, but after that I used wheat flour, since we’re not GF, and that worked just fine. Even my kids’ friends ate it :-)

    • Michelle Blackwood
      September 8, 2018

      Thank you Beth, I’m so happy you all enjoyed it.

  2. Colleen
    July 5, 2018

    5.01

    My family LOVES this recipe! We’ve had it every week lately. We double the recipe and eat it as a main course with salad. Tonight I made it with gf panko bread crumbs, because that was what I had, and it was even a notch better. We all like different dipping sauces, but my son swears that gochujang is the very best.

    • Michelle Blackwood
      July 5, 2018

      Thank you Colleen for your feedback, I’m so happy your family loved them. I love your creative ideas and I’m sure our readers will benefit from them.

  3. Elizabeth H.
    June 4, 2018

    5.01

    I am so grateful for finding your website tonight. I had a head of cauliflower, and started searching on google vegan recipes , and found this!!! I made it for my husband with potato wedges + homemade barbecue sauce. It was such a hit!!! I’m going to make this for his family next time!!!
    P.S. going to try many of your recipes!
    Sending love from Mississippi!!!

    • Michelle Blackwood
      June 5, 2018

      Elizabeth thank you for the love, I’m so happy you found my website and you and your hubby enjoyed my recipe. Lots of love from Florida.

  4. Milka
    April 22, 2018

    This sounds so good, i wonder if it would work with broccoli. Going to try it thanks.

  5. Amity
    March 7, 2018

    5.01

    Eating this now…. So easy and yummy!!!!

    • Michelle Blackwood
      March 7, 2018

      Thank you for your feedback Amity, happy you are enjoying it!

  6. pam
    January 17, 2018

    these look amazing! I’m not vegan or vegetarian but I’m going to try these… what sauce would be good with these?

    • Michelle Blackwood
      January 17, 2018

      Thank you Pam, the sky is the limit with your favorite sauce. BBQ, Buffalo, hot sauce, ketchup, ranch, curry to name a few!

  7. Becca
    January 5, 2018

    That souns really yummy. Do you think I could use frozen cauliflower?

    • Michelle Blackwood
      January 5, 2018

      Thank you Becca, that’s a great question. I have never tried it but would love to know if it works for you.

  8. Tiffany
    December 3, 2017

    I would love to try this recipe, but I was hoping you could suggest an alternative to the mayo? Thanks so much!:-)

    • Michelle Blackwood
      December 3, 2017

      Tiffany, you can make a mixture of unsweetened non-dairy milk and tapioca starch/cornstarch or arrowroot powder.

    • Mel
      December 7, 2017

      TIffany, I’ve used canned coconut milk for breading recipes. It helps the breading tonstick nicely as it’s so thick and creamy.

  9. Pam
    October 28, 2017

    OMG I cant wait to make these, thank you for sharing the recipe, I have a question…do you think they’d be just as good if I omitted the yeast flakes??

    • Michelle Blackwood
      October 28, 2017

      Hello Pam, they will taste good without the yeast flakes, just make sure there is enough salt!

  10. Ching
    October 28, 2017

    This one. ..I’m going to try this one. :) I love cauliflower.

    • Michelle Blackwood
      October 28, 2017

      Ching, I hope you love it!

  11. Christa
    March 21, 2017

    5.01

    This is a delicious recipe and a crowd pleaser! Kids loved it and no complaining about eating vegetables. I will definition be making this over and over. Thanks for a great recipe!

    • Michelle Blackwood
      March 21, 2017

      Thank you for your reply Christa, so happy that it’s loved by all even kids!

  12. Rosey
    March 21, 2017

    Wow they look so yummy and healthy! I really need to get a good cooking book and try to make something like these nuggets!

  13. Angela Milnes
    March 20, 2017

    Perfect! Looks yummy and delicious. I should try this! I am so craving about this food. I can’t wait to taste it.

  14. Theodore
    March 20, 2017

    Hey there! I just would like to give you a huge thumbs up
    for your excellent recipes, this one is the bomb!

  15. Otilia
    March 20, 2017

    Yum! they look really tasty! Would love to try them out!

  16. stacey
    March 19, 2017

    I love cauliflower in general. And I love cauliflower nuggets. We make them all the time.

  17. Leo T. Ly @ isaved5k.com
    March 19, 2017

    I am a true carnival and rarely have vegan food. However, after seeing this delicious dish, I think that it’s time to try something new.

    • Michelle Blackwood
      March 19, 2017

      Awesome, many of my die-hard carnivore friends are blown away by my food. Give it a try, you can’t survive on meat alone so you already eat fruits and veggies to some degree, lol

  18. Nay
    March 19, 2017

    This looks amazing. They look so naughty but would fit in with the way I am changing up my diet and focussing on my health.

  19. Jennifer L
    March 19, 2017

    5.01

    Oh this is so up my alley! I love cauliflower so I’ll be making a batch of these soon! yum

  20. Anna nuttall
    March 18, 2017

    5.01

    Yum this look delish. Lovely healthy recipe .xx

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    March 17, 2017

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  22. Aish Das-Padihari
    March 17, 2017

    This is how I prepare my cauliflowers as well though I add some potatoes in the,. Looks yum.

  23. Jessica Taylor
    March 17, 2017

    5.01

    This looks amazing! I bet my daughter would love this

  24. Sharon Samuel
    March 17, 2017

    I’ve never thought about making cauliflower nuggets. But after this post and seeing the pictures, my stomach is now growling. Will have to make this!

  25. Cheryl
    March 17, 2017

    Yum. I never thought of baking cauliflower this way before. Thanks for the recipe.

  26. Sandra crespo
    March 16, 2017

    Yummy ! I love making things with cauliflower ! When we did our 7 day vegan challenge cauliflower was our go to and we made some amazing things ! I saved this to try it ❤

  27. Amanda Love
    March 16, 2017

    Oh how lovely! I wouldn’t mind making this as after school snacks for the kids or even a treat during our movie nights. It looks so good.

  28. Elizabeth O.
    March 16, 2017

    I can’t believe I never thought about making this before! Thanks for the lovely idea! I would love to make this for the family one of these days.

  29. David Elliott
    March 16, 2017

    These look awesome. I never thought of using cauliflower for nuggets. But this does look good.

  30. Glenda
    March 16, 2017

    5.01

    Vegan, Gluten-Free Cauliflower Nuggets? This sounds amazing and a meal I would love to try out!

  31. Alicia Nicole @ Melanated Beautiful
    March 16, 2017

    This looks so delicious. It looks sinful actually but it’s totally guilt free! I’m saving this one for when I craving something fried haha. Great post!

    Cheers!

  32. Carol Cassara
    March 16, 2017

    I am all in for this recipe! I love that it’s vegan and gluten free, it fits my diet perfectly! It’s definitely a keeper!