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Clean Eating Brownies recipe

Clean Eating Black Bean Brownies

A moist and delicious healthier brownie recipe made with black beans
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword beans, chocolate, gluten free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 266kcal
Author Amee


  • ¾ cup cooked black beans dried beans preferred over canned, thoroughly rinsed and drained, no salt added
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cup coconut sugar you can also use brown sugar
  • 2 small single serving packets of Truvia or another stevia-based natural sweetener
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips divided
  • cup oat flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup confectioner's sugar for dusting the top ( I used WheyLow powdered sugar)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 9x9 square baking pan with butter flavored cooking spray.
  • In a blender, puree the cooked and rinsed black beans with the olive oil.
  • Pour into the bowl of an electric mixer.
  • Add eggs, cocoa, coconut sugar, Truvia, and vanilla.
  • Melt half the chocolate chips and add to mixer.
  • Blend on medium until smooth.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together oat flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add to the mixer until just incorporated.
  • Stir in remaining chocolate chips.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for about 20 minutes, until surface looks somewhat matte around the edges and shiny in the middle.
  • Let cool at least 15 minutes before cutting.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and serve.


Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg