Monday, October 19, 2009

Spinach/Carrot Brownies

Spinach and carrots in brownies? Sounds gross, but is remarkably good!


  1. 3 oz. semisweet or bittersweet chocolate
  2. 1/2 c. carrot puree
  3. 1/2 c. spinach puree
  4. 1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
  5. 1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  6. 2 T. trans-fat-free soft tub margarine spread
  7. 2 tsp. vanilla
  8. 2 large egg whites
  9. 3/4 c. oat flour or all-purpose flour
  10. 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  11. 1/2 tsp. salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Spray an 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray
  3. Melt the chocolate in double boiler, over low flame, or in microwave (according to package directions)
  4. In a large (deep) bowl, combine the melted chocolate, vegetable purees, sugar, cocoa, margarine and vanilla. Whisk 1-2 mins, or until smooth and creamy.
  5. Whisk in egg whites
  6. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt with a wooden spoon.
  7. Pour batter into pan.
  8. Bake 35-40 mins, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Cook completely before cutting.

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