White Bean Brownies + More Healthy Chocolate Recipes
1/9th of pan (1 brownie): 107 calories, 2g total fat (1g sat. fat), 190mg sodium, 23g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 4g sugars, 5.5g protein
Cook: 30 minutes
Cool: 1 hour
One 15-oz. can cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained and rinsed
2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup canned pure pumpkin
1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute
1/4 cup whole-wheat flour
1/4 cup Truvia spoonable no-calorie sweetener (or another natural brand that’s about twice as sweet as sugar)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
3 tbsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8” X 8” baking pan with nonstick spray.
Place all ingredients except chocolate chips in a food processor. Puree until completely smooth and uniform.
Fold in 1 tbsp. chocolate chips. Spread mixture into the baking pan, and smooth out the top.
Evenly top with remaining 2 tbsp. chocolate chips, and lightly press into the batter.
Bake until a toothpick (or knife) inserted into the center comes out mostly clean, 25 - 30 minutes.
Let cool completely, about 1 hour.
MAKES 9 SERVINGS
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