Brownies are a popular chocolate fudgy treat. This recipe uses blended black beans which is a great way to get some additional fibre. The recipe uses simple household ingredients and can be prepared and baked in just 35 minutes. All the ingredients go into a blender, which also makes for an easy cleanup!
(Yields 16 servings)
- 1 can of black beans (540 ml), drained and rinsed
- 3 large eggs
- 3 tablespoon vegetable oil
- ¼ cup cocoa powder
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Grease an 8-inch square baking pan with non-stick spray or oil.
- Add all the ingredients into a blender and blend just until mixture is combined.
- Pour batter into pan.
- Bake for 25 minutes.
- Let cool and enjoy!
Nutritional Information (per serving):
129 calories, 66mg sodium, 17g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 6g fat (4g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 2g unsaturated fat), 10g sugar, 3g fibre
Recipe adapted from https://snack-girl.com/snack/black-bean-blender-brownies/ and approved by Emma Minden, Registered Dietitian, Wholesome Kids Catering