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Spinach Brownies

Category: Dessert
Source: Chef Lisa DeBastos
URL - Link: www.henryfordwestbloomfield.com
Ingredients: 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup purple puree (see below for recipe)
1/4 cup flour blend (see below for recipe)
1/4 cup rolled oats, ground
1 Tbsp. cocoa powder
Directions: 1. Melt the butter and chocolate chip together and set aside.

2. In a mixer, mix together eggs, vanilla, sugar and purple puree and slowly add in the chocolate mixture.

3. Add the flour blend, rolled oats, and cocoa powder in a separate bowl and add to the liquid mixture. Mix until well combined.

4. Spray an 8-by-8 square baking pan and place brownie mixture into the pan. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in a 350-degree oven.

5. Cool and serve.

Flour Blend: 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1 cup wheat germ

Purple Puree: 4 cups cooked spinach (drained), 2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen), 1/2 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp. water. Combine all the ingredients and place in a food processor and puree until smooth.


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