Sweet Potato & Black Bean Brownies

sweet potato black bean brownie
Prep Time15 minsCook Time50 minsDifficultyBeginnerYields12 ServingsCategory
 9 oz (250g) sweet potato
 1 14oz. (400g) can black beans, drained
 ½ cup (60g) walnuts
 3.50 oz (100g) coconut sugar**Substitutes for coconut sugar: if you will be using honey or agave instead, please use ¼ of the amount so ~1 tablespoon
 1 dark chocolate bar, chopped
 3 tbsp olive oil

Peel, chop and boil the sweet potatoes until they are soft. Set aside to cool.


Heat the oven to 360°F (180°C) and prepare an 11x7-inches (28x18cm) baking tin lined with baking paper.


Place the cooled sweet potatoes, black beans, walnuts, sugar and chocolate into a food processor and blitz until smooth. Next add in the olive oil and blitz again.


Transfer the batter into the baking tin and bake for 50 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack, before cutting into 12 squares. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 183
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g16%
Total Carbohydrate 22g8%
Protein 3g6%

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

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