Black Beans Brownies

3 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

A delicious high-protein, low-fat version of the traditional brownies.

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 25 min Standing : 30 min Cooking Dish : 23 x 23 cm
160 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

2 cups black beans (canned), rinsed and drained 500 mL
3 eggs size large
1/2 cup sugar 100 g
1 tsp vanilla extract 5 mL
1/4 tsp salt 1 g
1 pinch cayenne pepper 0.1 g
3 tbsp canola oil 45 mL
1/3 cup cocoa powder 26 g
3/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped 70 g

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful for this recipe.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 175ºC/350ºF. Grease and line with parchment paper a square ovenproof dish.
  2. Put the black beans in the food processor and run until a purée consistency is obtained. Add all the other ingredients, except walnuts, and run until smooth.
  3. Add the walnuts to the mixture then scoop it into the prepared dish. Bake in the middle of the oven about 25-30 min. Check with a toothpick or knife to see if it is cooked through. Let cool down before removing from the dish.
  4. Cut into 12 pieces then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (60g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

160

Fat

9 g

14 %

Saturated 1.2 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

7 %

Cholesterol

50 mg

Sodium

120 mg

5 %

Carbohydrate

16 g

5 %

Fibre

3 g

12 %

Sugars

9 g

Protein

5 g

Vitamin A

2 %

Vitamin C

1 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

7 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 0 serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ½ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Omega-3, Omega-6, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of  :
Manganese
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 0
Meat and Alternatives ½
Fats 1 ½
Other Foods ½

15% to 25% savings from one merchant to another. Imagine how much you could save on a full grocery cart!

Subscribe to our PLUS or PREMIUM plans and save $150/month* on your groceries.

I want to maximize my savings * Based on an average-sized household of 2.5 people

Leave a review

You have to be logged in to leave a review

Members' Reviews

3 Reviews (3 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again