Chocolate Quinoa Brownies

Chocolate Quinoa Brownies

Chocolate Quinoa Brownies

  • Ready in 40 min.
  • Serves 9

Ingredients

  • ½ cup (125 mL) PC® Organics Quinoa
  • ¾ cup (175 mL) granulated sugar
  • ½ cup (125 mL) cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) 2% milk
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) canola oil
  • 2 PC® Blue Menu Omega-3 White Eggs - Large
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla

Instructions

  1. In small saucepan, bring 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) water to a boil. Stir in quinoa. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Transfer to bowl; cool to room temperature.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Spray 8-inch square (2 L) metal cake pan with cooking spray.
  3. Place quinoa, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, milk, oil, eggs and vanilla in food processor. Process until smooth, about 1 minute. Pour into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in center of oven for 30 to 34 minutes or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pan on rack. Cut into 9 squares. Serve dusted with icing sugar, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Makes 9 servings Per serving

  • 180 calories
  • fat 6 g (1 g of it saturated)
  • sodium 65 mg
  • carbohydrate 29 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • protein 4 g
  • Low in saturated fat

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