Black Bean Brownies - CHI Health, Nebraska (NE) - Southwest Iowa (IA)


1 (15 oz.) can Bush’s reduced sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
3 eggs, beaten
3 Tbsp. canola oil
¼ cup cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
¾ cup sugar
½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Using vegetable cooking spray, lightly spray an 8” x 8” square baking pan. In a blender, combine the drained and rinsed black beans, eggs, oil, cocoa powder, baking powder, sugar, and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into the baking pan. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the mixture.

Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. The top will be dry and the edges start to pull away from the sides of the pan. Remove from oven and place pan on rack to cool. When cool, cut into 16 squares. Serve.

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 113
Carbohydrate: 16 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Fat: 5 grams
Saturated fat: 2 grams
Trans fat: 0
Protein: 3 grams
Sodium: 92 milligrams