Gluten Free Delicious Black Bean Brownie Recipe Video

Nutrition & Wellness Coach Ingrid DeHart shows you how to make a healthy brownie. Instead of flour she uses black beans making this brownie high in protein and fiber. It tastes of rich dark chocolate. Don't tell anyone what is in it before they try it!


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Organic eggs3
 Agave3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Coconut oil4 Tablespoon
 Black beans15 Ounce (Can)
 Cacao powder3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (organic semi sweet chocolate chips)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2961 Calories from Fat 1183

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 139 g213.3%

Saturated Fat 76.2 g380.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 630.7 mg

Sodium 248.8 mg10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 378 g125.9%

Dietary Fiber 128.1 g512.3%

Sugars 14.2 g

Protein 152 g303.6%

Vitamin A 20.7% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 89.3% Iron 266%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Oil a 6 cup baking pan.
3. Rinse and drain the beans.
4. Put eggs into a bowl and whisk by hand or with a hand mixer until they are light colored, fluffy and thick.
5. Pour the agave in slowly in a stream while whisking to keep the eggs fluffy.
6. Put the black beans, coconut oil, cacao powder and vanilla into a food processor, process until smooth.
7. Add ΒΌ of the egg/agave mixture to the black beans. Process until smooth. This will thin the mixture.
8. Add the black bean mixture to the egg mixture. Mix together gently until evenly mixed.

9. Pour black bean mixture into a lightly oiled 6 cup baking pan. Top with walnuts or chips.
10. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes until a tester comes out clean.

11. Serve black beans brownies with fresh orange juice.