Fiber Rich Brownie

a plate of black bean brownies

The secret ingredient in these delightful brownies are black beans. Perfect powered up with some fresh berries.

Although this is a healthier way to enjoy brownies, they're still a dessert, so be mindful of the serving size :).


  • 1 15-oz canned black beans low sodium, drained and rinsed
  • 3/4 cup egg whites or egg beaters
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pour beans, eggs, oil, salt, and vanilla in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add cocoa powder and sugar to mixture and blend until evenly mixed.
  4. Pour mixture into a greased 8x8 glass pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Total time37 min
Prep7 min
Cook30 min
Yield9 Servings

Nutritional data

Serving Size: 1 square

Total Carbs30g
  Dietary Fiber6g


Make this dessert unforgettable by eating it with a cup of raspberries.