Black Bean and Chia Seed Brownies
From: City TV
Yield: One 8 x 8 pan
You won’t miss your regular brownies!!
- 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed
- 3 large eggs
- 1/3 cup buter
- 2 tbsp of chia seeds
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (best option = 70% cacao content)
- 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350F
Butter an 8-inch baking pan. Place the black beans, eggs, butter, chia seeds, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla, and sugar in the bowl of a food processor and blend until smooth. Remove the blade and carefully stir in the chocolate chips and walnuts. Transfer mixture to the prepared pan. Bake the brownies for 30 to 35 minutes, or until just set in the center. Cool before cutting into squares.