A dessert you can feel great about, these brownies offer protein, fiber and a
smooth texture thanks to black beans. Canola oil is a baking no-brainer with less
saturated fat than other cooking oils, a light texture and neutral flavor.
Canola oil cooking spray
1 (15.5 ounce/439g) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup canola oil 60 mL
2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips 150 mL, divided
1/3 cup cocoa 75 mL
3/4 cup brown sugar 175 mL
1 teaspoon baking
powder 4 mL
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 mL
Heat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Spray 8 x 8 (20 x 20 cm) baking
dish with canola oil cooking spray.
In blender or food processor, place beans, canola oil and 1/3 cup (75 mL) chocolate
chips and blend well.
Add eggs, cocoa, brown sugar, baking powder and vanilla to mixture and blend
Transfer mixture to baking dish and sprinkle remaining chocolate chips on top.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until inserted wooden comes out clean.
Store in refrigerator.
Yields 12 squares serving size 1 square
nutritional analysis per serving Calories 186 Total Fat 8 g Saturated Fat
2 g Cholesterol 31 mg Carbohydrates 26 g Fiber 3 g Sugars 19 g Protein 4 g Sodium
54 mg Potassium 182 mg