Lentil Brownies – Lentils.org

Lentil Brownies

  By lentilsorg      

July 14, 2015

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Part of our Hidden HealthyTM collection of recipes where we show you unique ways of incorporating lentils into your food, unsuspecting to the picky eater's eye!

  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 25 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes

    25 Minutes

    40 Minutes

  • Yields: 18


  1. Melt butter; mix in lentil puree, cocoa, sugar and salt. Add eggs, one at a time. Mix in vanilla, flour, chocolate chips (and walnuts).
  2. Bake in a greased 9 x 13 pan at 350° F (175° C) for 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.

*Lentil Puree: Place cooked or rinsed & drained canned lentils into a food processor. For every 1 cup lentils, add ¼ cup water. Blend to make a smooth puree with a consistency like canned pumpkin. If needed, add additional water 1 tbsp at a time.


½ cup butter or margarine

½ cup lentil puree*

¾ cup cocoa

2 cups sugar

¾ tsp salt

3 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup flour

1 cup chocolate chips

1 cup walnuts (optional)


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 brownie
Sodium100 mg
Potassium147 mg
Protein4 g
Cholesterol40 mg
Sugar25 g
Total Fat13 g
Saturated Fat5 g
Total Carbohydrates34 g
Dietary Fiber2 g