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“Fried” Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Ranch

These flavor-packed, colorful tacos contain perfectly crispy and spicy air-fried buffalo cauliflower nuggets, a tangy purple cabbage slaw, fresh avocado, and a creamy, vibrant avocado ranch. This may be my favorite Danilicious dish to date! I’m obsessed!
Course Main Course
Keyword air fryer, buffalo cauliflower, tacos
Author Dani



  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon buffalo sauce

Avocado Ranch

  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • Juice of half a lime
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3 gloves garlic
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion flakes
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste


  • 4-6 White Corn Whole Grain Tortillas
  • 1/2 purple cabbage sliced thinly
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • Cilantro for garnish


  1. Set your Oster to air fry setting and 400 degrees and allow to preheat.
  2. Toss cauliflower florets with olive oil and spices. Place in a air fryer basket and allow to cook for 20 minutes, until crispy and golden brown. Toss with buffalo sauce.
  3. For avocado ranch, add all the ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth and creamy.
  4. For tacos, lightly char the tortilla shells on an open burner flame or in a skillet. Toss lime juice, cabbage, and salt. Top charred tortillas with dressed purple cabbage, buffalo cauliflower pieces, avocado slices, & avocado ranch. Garnish with cilantro.
  5. Serve and enjoy!