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Buffalo cauliflower tots

January 28, 2016

Here’s another Superbowl finger food you can add to your party.. These buffalo cauliflower tots are so scrumptious.. and now that cauliflower has gone back to a decent price (at least where I am) you can whip these up in no time. They are spicy and a great little appetizer addition to your feast.. Best part, 2 tots for only 1 smart point! 🙂

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Buffalo cauliflower tots
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Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 20
 
2 for 1sp or 1pp
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp light cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp light ranch dressing
  • 3 Tbsp Reduced fat shredded cheese, I used a 3 cheese blend
  • 2 Tbsp franks hot sauce
  • ½ cup Japanese style panko crumbs
  • 2 cups of "cauliflower rice" (fresh cauliflower run through the food processor)
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 2 Tbsp egg whites
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, spray a mini muffin pan.
  2. In a bowl mix together your cream cheese, ranch, shredded cheese and franks. Stir in your panko crumbs and cauliflower rice. Mix well
  3. Mix in your flour and egg white.
  4. Spoon into your 20 muffin cups.
  5. Bake in oven for 15 minutes, turn tots over by carefully using a spoon or knife to go around the edges and then bake another 15 minutes.
  6. Makes 20 tots, 2 for 1sp or 1pp, serve immediately with some dipping sauce. These will reheat well in the oven if you want to make them ahead of time.
  7. Nutritional info (not incl cauliflower) per tot. Calories 18...Fat 0.9g...Saturated fat 0.3g..Carbs 1.9g...Fiber 0.1g...Sugars 0.3g...Protein 0.8g..Sodium 90.9mg

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6 Comments

  • Reply Ashley L Thomas September 19, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    For the cauliflower rice, do you use raw or steamed cauliflower?

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle September 20, 2016 at 1:13 pm

      Raw 🙂

  • Reply Surviving A Potluck | Fooding Done Smart September 27, 2016 at 5:03 pm

    […] The second rule will erase what we have learned growing up.  That would be to be selfish!  Make a dish that you know is healthy and you can eat.  You are the focus on this dish.  Then you will know for sure there is at least one thing you can eat.  I just recently had a potluck at work and I chose to make Buffalo Cauliflower Tots.  I wasn’t sure if any one else would enjoy them, but I was pleasantly surprised.  I had a few people ask me for the recipe?.  They were made with Cauliflower “rice” and all low-fat or fat-free ingredients.  The recipe can be found at http://drizzlemeskinny.com/buffalo-cauliflower-tots/ […]

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle September 28, 2016 at 11:53 am

      So glad the cauliflower tots were a hit 🙂

  • Reply Mary Ann Hannant January 19, 2017 at 10:26 am

    When I enter these into the WW recipe builder, it comes up as 1 sp per tot.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 19, 2017 at 1:35 pm

      could just come down to different brands of products, here is my breakdown in points for the foods that have points in them , cream cheese 4, ranch 2, shredded cheese 2, panko 3, flour 1.. 12SP, makes 20..

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