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Black Bean Brownies Recipe

Legumes are just as versatile and delicious as any other main-course ingredient. Plus, they’re packed with fiber and protein. Discover a mix of 160 dishes made with beans, chickpeas and lentils in Jenny Chandler’s The Better Bean Cookbook (Sterling Epicure, 2014). The following recipe for black bean brownies is excerpted from “Sweet Bits.”

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West Coast Americans got into a frenzy of excitement about beany brownies a couple of years ago, and of course I had to find out why. To be honest, the idea of a “healthy,” butter-free, low-fat brownie seemed like a sad aberration; why not eat an apple instead? But a fabulously juicy brownie that just happens to contain beans instead of flour, making it more delicious, more nutritious and available to all the celiacs out there, well, now you’re talking.

Black Bean Brownies Recipe

  • Published on May 14, 2015
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