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If you are looking for a simple recipe for Kidney Bean Brownies, look no further!
This recipe is fudgy, plant-based, gluten-free, and, most importantly – incredibly delicious!
For these Kidney Bean Brownies, you will need just 6 ingredients, and each piece has about 7g of protein and 119 calories.
Without further ado, let’s jump to the recipe.
Ingredients for the Kidney Bean Brownies:
Red kidney beans
I used 220g of red beans, and 30g of brown beans, just because I didn’t have enough red ones! 😀 But this recipe is supposed to be only with one type of beans (red).
I used molasses, but feel free to use agave, date syrup, etc. It will be almost the same result. My preferred sweetener is date syrup, but I didn’t have it, so I used molasses instead.
Instead of oil, we will use nut/seed butter, and in this case – tahini! You can use sunflower seed butter, almond butter, peanut butter, etc. Make sure it is not sure thick, but more pourable.
The carob powder will add this chocolatey color and sweet flavor. It is a good substitute for cocoa powder.
You will need a bit more than a scoop (40g) of plant-based protein powder. You can find in my article an excellent selection of protein powder brands, that are striving to be zero waste.
Just because chocolate makes everything better.
Fudgy, plant-based, gluten-free, and, most importantly - incredibly delicious Kidney Bean Brownies.
- 250g red beans
- 50g liquid sweetener (molasses, agave or date syrup)
- 50g tahini
- 10g carob powder (or cocoa powder)
- 40g plant-based protein powder
- 30g chocolate
- Wash and dry 250g of red beans, and place them in a blender, together with 50g molasses and 50g tahini. Blend until everything is smooth.
- Then, add the dry ingredients - the carob powder and the protein powder. Blend once again.
- Once everything is well combined, add 30g of chocolate and mix it up with a spoon.
- Transfer the mixture on a baking tray, and spread evenly.
Bake it for about 15 minutes at 180 degrees.
- Once it cools down, cut in pieces, and enjoy!
- The mixture should end up quite sticky and thick, so use your hands to spread and even it out.
- Next time I will try to freeze the dough without baking it, as it really looks super good!
- Find the recipe video below:
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 119Total Fat: 5,4gSaturated Fat: 1,4gSodium: 133,1mgCarbohydrates: 11,5gFiber: 0,7gSugar: 4,8gProtein: 7g
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