Blackbean Brownies
  • 1.5 cups cooked black turtle Beans or 1 can drained black beans
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ zuccini/courgette
  • ½ cup apple sauce
  • 1 cup pitted medjool dates or soaked dates
  • 2 inches vanilla bean seeds or 1tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup oats
  • ½ cup mixed flaxseed
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • pinch of salt
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  1. Combine the eggs, black beans, dates, apple sauce, zucchini and vanilla in a blender until very smooth.
  2. Add the cocoa powder, oats, salt and flaxseed and blend again.
  3. Add the walnuts and baking soda and pulse quickly the walnuts are broken down a little.
  4. Pour into a lined tin.
  5. Bake in a lined tray at 150 for 25/30 mins or until toothpick comes out clear.
  6. Take out of oven, leave to cool on a wire rack for a few minutes.
  7. Mark into 15 squares and leave to cool fully before removing from tin.
Stores very well.
Recipe by The Zero Way at