Black Bean Brownies

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Recipe video made by Alexis Published on 10/08/2020, viewed by 261
yield16 portions

Try this fun way to get some extra protein, fiber, and iron into a treat! Recipe from Cooking Matters: http://cookingmatters.org/recipes/black-bean-brownies

What you will need

Non-stick cooking spray

1 (15 oz) can black beans or 1 3/4 cups cooked from dry and cooled

3 large eggs

3 Tablespoons canola oil

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup cocoa powder

Optional: 1/2 cup chopped nuts or chocolate chips

(Nutritional facts 484 calories, 36.31 g fat, 34 g carbohydrates, 8.66 g protein, 353 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Wash your hands and all surfaces thoroughly.

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Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 9 inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.

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In a colander, drain and rinse black beans.

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 beans and blend until pureed and smooth, 1 to 2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the blender or food processor with a rubber spatula once or twice.

Put eggs, oil and vanilla in a blender or food processor, pulse to mix. Add beans and blend until pureed and smooth, 1 to 2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the blender or food processor with a rubber spatula once or twice.

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ts (if using), and pulse once or twice to mix.

Add sugar and cocoa, and blend until mixed, about 1 minute. Add chips or nuts (if using), and pulse once or twice to mix.

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ter of the brownies comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.

Pour the batter into the baking pan. Bake until a knife inserted in the center of the brownies comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.

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Let cool completely before cutting into 16 squares or slices.

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