Healthy Black Bean Brownies


Here are some amazing brownies. Delicious is the only word to describe them. And the best part they are sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan and they are filled with black beans. Yes, black beans make these brownies moist and delicious. Try them today.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
24 servings


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, drained

  • 2 ½ cups ripe bananas

  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 3 ½ cups pitted chopped dates, or more to taste

  • 1 ⅓ cups oat flour

  • 1 cup cocoa powder

  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seed

  • 4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 cups chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Blend black beans in a blender until smooth. Add bananas and vanilla extract; blend until smooth. Gradually add dates, a few at a time, and blend until evenly incorporated.

  3. Whisk oat flour, cocoa powder, flax seed, baking powder, and baking soda together in a bowl. Beat bean mixture into flour mixture on low to medium speed until batter is well blended; fold in walnuts. Spoon batter into prepared baking dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of brownies begin to pull away from sides of dish, about 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
8g Fat
32g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 192mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 73mg 6%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 394mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.