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Lentil Brownies

Lentil Brownies


Recipe Yield: 50 portions
Serving size: 1 2 inch square

Cooking method: Bake
Cooking temperature: 350F/176C

Cook time: 27 minutes



30 mL Pan Coating, Spray
500 mL Beans, Lentils Canned, drained 150 mL Water
250 mL Oil, Olive Extra Virgin
354 mL Cocoa Powder, Unsweetened 1 1/2 tsp Salt, Table
750 mL Sugar, Granulated
6 each Egg, Shell Large
10 mL Extract, Vanilla
500 mL Flour, All Purpose
500 mL Chocolate Chips, Semi-Sweet




1. Wash hands before beginning preparation & sanitize surfaces & equipment. Preheat oven and grease baking pans.
2. In blender, puree lentils with water until smooth.
3. In a large bowl, combine oil, lentil puree, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt. Mix evenly.
4. Add eggs one at a time, whisking until evenly mixed into lentil mixture. Add remaining ingredients to bowl and mix.
5. Pour brownie mixture into greased baking pan. Bake for 27 minutes or until brownie is cooked through. Cool and serve.
6. CCP - *Maintain <40F/4C after service for storing.




Nutrition Facts


Calories: 287 kcal

Protein: 5 g

Carbohydrates: 41 g

Fibre: 3 g


Each recipe was vetted by a dietician for nutrition and cost efficiency for LTC. These recipes were tested in smaller portions and then scaled up to 50 portions, thus the amount of some ingredients may be overestimated. Please make any adjustments necessary. NiD would appreciate any feedback or suggestions for improving scaled recipes.