Chocolate Brownies with Spinach and Carrots

  • Servings: 12

Ingredients:



Nonstick


cooking spray






3

ounces
semisweet
or
bittersweet
chocolate






1/2

cup

carrot

puree (After peeling
and
trimming
the
ends, steam
for



10
-

12

minutes
and
then puree in


a

food processor
for


2
minutes)





1/2

cup

spinach
puree (Steam
for


30

to
seconds, then puree in


a

food processor
for


2
minutes)





1/2

cup
firmly packed light
or
dark
brown sugar






1/4

cup

unsweetened cocoa powder





1/2

teaspoon
instant coffe (optional)





1/2

teaspoon

cinnamon
(optional)





1/4

teaspoon

cardamom
(optional)





2

tablespoons
trans
-
fat-free soft tub
margarine
spread





2

teaspoons
pure
vanilla extract






2

large

egg whites






3/4

cup

oat flour
,
or

all
-
purpose flour






1/2

teaspoon

baking powder






1/2

teaspoon

salt