Lentil Brownie

April 20, 2017
Posted in Recipes
April 20, 2017 Kate Morland

This twist on an old favourite is not only high in protein and fibre but also delicious!

Although this is a high protein, high fibre alternative to a traditional brownie, remember that it is still high in energy and sugar due to the dates! Cut into small, bite-sized pieces to enjoy and use this recipe as a treat rather than an everyday snack!


  • 2x 420g cans lentils (drained and rinsed)
  • 4 Tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 cups dates (soaked in 1/4 cup boiling water)
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
  • Garnish with frozen raspberries


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celcius.
  2. Soak dates.
  3. Blend lentils in a food processor until they are smooth.
  4. Add oil, baking soda, and cocoa and blend again.
  5. Add dates and water then blend until well combined.
  6. Stir walnuts and/or chocolate chips into the mixture.
  7. Pour into a lined 25x25cm tin and sprinkle berries on top if desired!
  8. Bake until cooked and slightly gooey on the inside!

Recipe adapted from Mind Body Green

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