Black Bean Brownies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American, Fun With Food, Vegetarian
Keyword: Fiber, Holiday, Kid-friendly, Party
Condition: Diabetes, Gluten Free, Heart Health, Low Sodium, Nut Free
Servings: 16 brownies


  • 1 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed very well
  • 3 eggs large
  • 3 tbsp oil of choice canola, sunflower, or avocado
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease an 8x8 baking pan and line with parchment paper.
  • Mix eggs, oil, and vanilla in a bowl. Add ingredients to food processor along with black beans, and process until smooth and black beans are incorporated well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Add the wet ingredients from food processor to the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Fold in chocolate chips and pour into baking dish.
  • Place on the middle rack in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes until toothpick comes out clean, and the brownies do not jiggle when you shake it.
  • Allow the brownies to cool before cutting. Enjoy!


Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g

Please note:

Nutrition info is approximate and may contain errors.

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