Lentil Brownies

Lentil Brownies

Part of our Hidden HealthyTM collection of recipes where we show you unique ways of incorporating lentils into your food, unsuspecting to the picky eater's eye!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • ½ cup lentil puree*
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup walnuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Melt butter; mix in lentil puree, cocoa, sugar and salt. Add eggs, one at a time. Mix in vanilla, flour, chocolate chips (and walnuts).
  2. Bake in a greased 9 x 13 pan at 350° F (175° C) for 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

*Lentil Puree: Place cooked or rinsed & drained canned lentils into a food processor. For every 1 cup lentils, add ¼ cup water. Blend to make a smooth puree with a consistency like canned pumpkin. If needed, add additional water 1 tbsp at a time.

Nutritional information

  • Per Serving (i brownie)
  • Calories 237.6
  • Protein 3.4g
  • Carbohydrates 38.3g
  • Fibre 2.6g
  • Sugars 27.8g
  • Fat 9.7g
  • Cholesterol 27.3mg
  • Potassium 136.7mg
  • Sodium 181.7mg
  • Vitamin A 8%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Folate 5%
  • Iron 15%
  • Zinc 4%
Servings: 
2

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