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Black Bean Avocado Brownies

Black Bean Avocado Brownies

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Note: If you would like to make this recipe vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free, replace the egg with a Flax Egg.

1. 1 large egg

1- 15 oz can of low sodium and non flavored black beans, rinsed and drained

1 large avocado

1 tbsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar (you can use more if you like your brownies


2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tsp coconut oil

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup of vegan chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 8x8 baking pan.

2.  Process egg, black beans, avocado, vanilla, and brown sugar until smooth.  Add cocoa powder, coconut oil, baking soda, and baking powder and process again. Warning: Batter will be thick. If the batter is too thick, you can add two tbsp of almond milk.  But thick batter is good, so don't overdo it!

3. Fold in the chocolate chips

4. Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and sprinkle with some chocolate chips 5.  Bake 25-35 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.  Make sure that the top of the batter is not jiggling and is well set. Cool completely, cut and serve.

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