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Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12

  • 1 1/2 cups black beans (1 15-oz. can, drained and rinsed very well) (250g after draining)
  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder (10g)
  • 1/2 cup quick oats (40g)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup, honey or agave (75g)
  • pinch uncut stevia OR 2 Tbsp sugar (or omit and increase maple syrup to 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup coconut or vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup to 2/3 cup chocolate chips (115-140g)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Combine all ingredients (except chocolate chips) in a food processor and blend until COMPLETELY smooth; stir in chocolate chips
  3. Pour batter into a greased 8x8 pan
  4. Cook brownies for 15-18 minutes
  5. Let cool for at least 10 minutes  before cutting
  6. If brownies seem undercooked, place in refrigerator overnight and they will firm up

Chocolate chips should not be optional! It is optional, however, to sprinkle some of the chips on top ☺


Per serving: 115 calories; 5.5 g fat; 15 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 3 g fiber

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