Lentil Brownies

  • Prep time: 20 m
  • Cook time: 20 m
  • Makes: 8 brownies

These brownies are so good you won’t be able to tell they have a secret ingredient. Ask your friends and see if they can guess! Lentils are a great addition because they contain plant-based protein, fibre and minerals.

Ingredients and Equipment

  • Ingredients
  • Equipment
Expand All

Directions

Step 1 

Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9x5 inch baking dish with butter, or line with parchment paper.

Step 2 

Puree lentils in a food processor or blender with oil and brown sugar, and egg until smooth.

Step 3 

Empty into a mixing bowl and add salt, flour, and cocoa powder. Mix until just combined.

Step 4 

Save 1 tablespoon each of chocolate chips and walnuts for the top of brownies. Fold the rest of walnuts and chocolate chips into the batter.

Step 5 

Pour batter into prepared baking dish and sprinkle leftover chocolate and walnuts on top.

Step 6 

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until just baked through. They will firm up a more while they cool.

Step 7 

Allow to cool completely before cutting into 8 brownies. Store at room temperature.

Tips & Variations

  • If using canned lentils drain and rinse before using.

Nutrition Per Bar

Calories
220
Total Fat
13g
Saturated Fat
2g
Sodium
160mg
Carbohydrate
23g
Fibre
3g
Sugars
12g
Protein
6g