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Black Bean Brownies

 
One serving costs about $0.53

$0.53 per serving

156 people like this recipe

156 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

12 american
spoonacular Score:29%

Spoonacular Score: 29%

 

Black Bean Brownies might be just the American recipe you are searching for. For 53 cents per serving, this recipe covers 7% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 12. One serving contains 233 calories, 5g of protein, and 12g of fat. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately approximately 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. 156 people have made this recipe and would make it again. Head to the store and pick up black beans, egg yolk, flour, and a few other things to make it today. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 28%. This score is not so amazing. Similar recipes are AMAZING BLACK FOREST BLACK BEAN BROWNIES, Black Bean Brownies, and Black Bean Brownies.

Brownies works really well with Cream Sherry, Moscato d'Asti, and Port. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. One wine you could try is NV Solera Cream Sherry. It has 4.5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 17 dollars.

NV Solera Cream Sherry

The Solera Cream Sherry has a brilliant amber and deep copper hue. With butterscotch and pecan aromas, the sweet salted nut and brown spice aromas carry a complex caramel accent. A sweet entry leads to a rounded, lush, moderately full-bodied palate with a lengthy, flavorful finish.

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Ingredients

Servings:
15 oz
15 oz canned black beans
canned black beans
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps canola oil
canola oil
0.25 cups
0.25 cups unsweetened applesauce
unsweetened applesauce
2
2  eggs
eggs
1
1  egg yolk
egg yolk
0.75 cups
0.75 cups sugar
sugar
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps unsweetened cocoa
unsweetened cocoa
1.5 Tbsps
1.5 Tbsps instant espresso powder
instant espresso powder
3 oz
3 oz semi-sweet chocolate
semi-sweet chocolate
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla extract
vanilla extract
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
0.5 cups
0.5 cups flour
flour
0.5 cups
0.5 cups walnuts
walnuts
15 oz canned black beans
15 oz
canned black beans
2 Tbsps canola oil
2 Tbsps
canola oil
0.25 cups unsweetened applesauce
0.25 cups
unsweetened applesauce
2  eggs
2
eggs
1  egg yolk
1
egg yolk
0.75 cups sugar
0.75 cups
sugar
3 Tbsps unsweetened cocoa
3 Tbsps
unsweetened cocoa
1.5 Tbsps instant espresso powder
1.5 Tbsps
instant espresso powder
3 oz semi-sweet chocolate
3 oz
semi-sweet chocolate
2 Tbsps unsalted butter
2 Tbsps
unsalted butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
0.5 cups flour
0.5 cups
flour
0.5 cups walnuts
0.5 cups
walnuts

Equipment

food processor
food processor
baking pan
baking pan
microwave
microwave
toothpicks
toothpicks
wire rack
wire rack
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
food processor
food processor
baking pan
baking pan
microwave
microwave
toothpicks
toothpicks
wire rack
wire rack
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix beans, oil, applesauce, eggs, egg yolk, sugar, cocoa powder, and espresso powder in your food processor. Pulse for 1 minute, or until smooth. Place your chopped chocolate and butter in a small bowl and microwave for 1 minute, stirring halfway. Stir until the mixture is smooth. Set aside to cool for a few minutes. Add chocolate/butter mixture, vanilla extract, and salt to the food processor; pulse to blend. Pour batter into a large bowl and stir in the flour. Spread batter into a foil-lined 8x8" baking pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Smooth the top and sprinkle evenly with the walnuts (if using). Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let the brownies cool in the pan on a wire rack for 15 minutes. Cut into squares and serve

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.53
Ingredient
15 ounces canned black beans
2 tablespoons canola oil
¼ cups unsweetened applesauce
2 eggs
1 egg yolk
¾ cups sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1.5 tablespoons instant espresso powder
3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cups flour
½ cups walnuts
Price
$0.76
$0.08
$0.19
$0.48
$0.24
$0.21
$0.24
$0.21
$1.91
$0.24
$0.30
$0.08
$1.40
$6.33

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Egg yolks are high in cholesterol, leading some people to recommend eating only egg whites or limiting egg consumption to one egg per day. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • If you're worried about cholesterol and heart disease, you may have heard you should limit your egg consumption to one egg per day or eat only egg whites. However, new research suggests you might go ahead and eat your whole eggs. It turns out egg yolk contains valuable nutrients (the cartenoids that make it yellow are great for eye health, folic acid is great for brain health, and it has vitamins A, E, D, and K) and dietary cholesterol seems to have little influence on blood cholesterol levels.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • Don't waste any egg yolks or egg whites left over from separating eggs. Both can be frozen and used later (ice cube trays come in handy here!)

Green Tips

  • According to the Non-GMO Project, about 90% of the canola oil in the United States is made from genetically modified rapeseed, so if this issue is important to you be sure to buy certified organic or certified GMO-free canola oil!

  • Choose free range or organic eggs whenever possible! Even though they are more expensive, eggs are generally cheap to begin with, and eggs from cage-free chickens are worth the extra cost.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
233 Calories
5g Protein
11g Total Fat
28g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
233
12%

Fat
11g
18%

  Saturated Fat
3g
23%

Carbohydrates
28g
10%

  Sugar
15g
18%

Cholesterol
49mg
16%

Sodium
246mg
11%

Caffeine
28mg
10%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
5g
11%

Manganese
0.44mg
22%

Fiber
3g
16%

Copper
0.3mg
15%

Phosphorus
111mg
11%

Magnesium
43mg
11%

Folate
42µg
11%

Iron
1mg
11%

Selenium
6µg
9%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Vitamin B2
0.13mg
8%

Potassium
234mg
7%

Zinc
0.79mg
5%

Vitamin E
0.67mg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.86mg
4%

Vitamin B6
0.07mg
4%

Calcium
31mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.3mg
3%

Vitamin A
126IU
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.11µg
2%

Vitamin D
0.26µg
2%

Vitamin C
1mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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