Tasty Tuesday - Black Bean Brownies


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I made this recipe as a Sunday night Sweet Treat and believe it or not - V didn't even know what I made it from ;) It tastes just that good - and it's healthy :D

Black Bean Brownies 

1 (15.5 oz.) can reduced sodium black beans, thoroughly rinsed and drained - I used Organic!
3/4 cup sugar - I used Raw Sugar
1/4 cup cocoa powder
3 eggs
2 Tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)

1/3 cup of nuts (optional - I didn't use)

1- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
2- Spray an 8×8″ baking dish with cooking spray. (I used a pie dish instead!)
3- Place black beans, sugar, cocoa, eggs, oil, and vanilla in food processor or blender. Pulse thoroughly until smooth and well combined.
4- Pour batter in baking dish. Top with nuts and chocolate chips. 
5- Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is dry and edges begin to pull away from the baking dish. 
6- Cool completely before cutting.
7- Don't tell those you're serving it to what it's made from - they'll never know :)


  1. Yum! Two things I love! I'm going to seriously give these a try sometime. It's funny, bc my mom and I always buy the reduced sodium kind. :)
    I hope you're doing well, Cami!
    Thinking of you and sending love!

  2. i've never heard of using beans to make brownies. this recipe sounds delicious, though. thanks for sharing!

  3. Hello Cami,
    I love brownies. They are one of my favorite desserts. This recipe looks so simple, and alot of natural ingredients. It has been very hot here in California. I have been busy with the planning of Nel's wedding, which is very soon. I hope you are enjoying the summer days, sweetie.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  4. I've been wanting to try these!

  5. wow. I've never heard of BB brownies!! I feel like I just crawled out from under a rock....where have these been all my life?? I'm on a special bean diet....so these would be perfect... except for the sugar. I'll have to figure out a sub.

    Thanks for sharing,


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