Skinny Baked Breaded Cauliflower with Almond Butter Sauce

Skinny Baked Breaded Cauliflower with Almond Butter Sauce is a crunchy snack that healthy yet filling. Almond Butter dipping sauce makes a tasty dip alternative that's a wee bit healthier than peanut butter sauce.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Author Paula Jones


  • 1 head cauliflower cut into bite sizes
  • 1 and 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Sauce
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 3 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon agave
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  • Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a sheet tray with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
  • Wash cauliflower and pat dry. Cut into pieces.
  • Add breadcrumbs to a small bowl.
  • Add flour to another small bowl.
  • Add 2 eggs to another small bowl and beat.
  • Use the stem of cauliflower to hold, dip the floret first in the flour, then into the egg and finally into the breadcrumbs.
  • Place on a sheet tray so that they're not touching.
  • Repeat process with all the cauliflower.
  • Bake at 450 degrees 30 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Meanwhile, mix sauce ingredients together. Add as much or as little red pepper flakes as you like.
  • Heat water and add to almond butter, rice vinegar, agave, and ginger. Stir until smooth. Allow to sit and it will thicken. Add more hot water if the mixture is too thick.
  • Remove cauliflower from oven and serve immediately with Almond Butter Dipping Sauce.
  • Refrigerate any leftover sauce.


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