Buffalo Cauliflower Quinoa Balls

Buffalo Cauliflower Quinoa Balls
Fat 25% Carbs 61% Protein 14%
Percent Calories

1 serving of buffalo cauliflower quinoa balls contains 337 Calories. The macronutrient breakdown is 61% carbs, 25% fat, and 14% protein. This is a good source of protein (22% of your Daily Value), fiber (28% of your Daily Value), and potassium (17% of your Daily Value).

4 servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes



  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Cook quinoa according to instructions on the package (with water over stovetop); at the same time, cook chopped cauliflower in a separate pot over stovetop with some water to steam.
  3. While those are cooking, prepare the buffalo sauce: melt butter either in microwave or over stove and then stir in hot sauce, garlic powder and chili powder; set aside.
  4. Once the quinoa is done cooking, set aside; once the cauliflower is done cooking, drain and place HALF the cauliflower, along with the garlic, into the food processor and pulse for 5-10 seconds.
  5. Remove and pour cauliflower into a bowl before adding the second half of cauliflower to the food processor and repeating the process, removing and placing into the bowl.
  6. Stir quinoa, breadcrumbs, oregano, and HALF of the buffalo sauce together with the cauliflower and then place the bowl in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes, allowing everything to cool off a bit.
  7. After 15 minutes, remove from refrigerator and, using your hands, form mixture into golf ball-sized meatballs, placing the meatballs directly onto a large skillet. If the mixture is too wet, add additional flour 1 tbsp at a time.
  8. Drizzle 1 tbsp of olive oil on the skillet and then cook meatballs on medium-high heat, making sure to be careful when flipping them over, until they're golden brown on all sides.
  9. Pour a small amount of the rest of the buffalo sauce overtop of each meatball, making sure they all get covered with the sauce but you don't want them to be soaked with sauce or else they will get soggy.
  10. Remove meatballs from skillet and place on a baking sheet; bake for approximately 15 minutes. Remove from oven and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving of buffalo cauliflower quinoa balls (376g)

Nutrient Value %DV
Calories 337
Fats 9g 12%
Saturated fats 2g 11%
Trans fats 0.1g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1056mg 46%
Carbs 53g 19%
Net carbs 45g
Fiber 8g 28%
Sugar 5g
Protein 12g
Calcium 99mg 10%
Iron 4mg 50%
Potassium 802mg 17%
Vitamin D 0μg 0%
Vitamins and Minerals
Alpha carotene 15μg
Beta carotene 129μg
Caffeine 0mg
Choline 100mg 18%
Copper 0.4mg 42%
Fluoride 1μg
Folate (B9) 187μg 47%
Lycopene 0.2μg
Magnesium 121mg 29%
Manganese 1mg 59%
Niacin 3mg 19%
Pantothenic acid 1mg 29%
Phosphorus 308mg 44%
Retinol 197μg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.3mg 26%
Selenium 11μg 20%
Theobromine 0mg
Thiamine 0.4mg 34%
Vitamin A IU 972IU
Vitamin A 213μg 24%
Vitamin B12 0.1μg 3%
Vitamin B6 1mg 43%
Vitamin C 92mg 103%
Vitamin D IU 0IU
Vitamin D2 0μg
Vitamin D3 0μg
Vitamin E 4mg 25%
Vitamin K 33μg 28%
Zinc 2mg 20%
Sugar 5g
Sucrose 0g
Glucose 2g
Fructose 2g
Lactose 0g
Maltose 0.4g
Galactose 0g
Starch 35g
Saturated fats 2g 11%
Monounsaturated fats 3g
Polyunsaturated fats 3g
Trans fats 0.1g
Fatty Acids
Total omega 3 0.2g
Total omega 6 1g
Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0.2g
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0g
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 0g
Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA) 0g
Amino Acids
Alanine 1g
Arginine 1g
Aspartic acid 1g
Cystine 0.2g
Glutamic acid 2g
Glycine 1g
Histidine 0.3g
Hydroxyproline 0g
Isoleucine 0.5g
Leucine 1g
Lysine 1g
Methionine 0.2g
Phenylalanine 1g
Proline 1g
Serine 0.5g
Threonine 0.4g
Tryptophan 0.2g
Tyrosine 0.3g
Valine 1g

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