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Vegan Beet Chocolate Pudding (Paleo)

Creamy 6-ingredient chocolate pudding made superfood-style with roasted beets. This dessert is both healthier than traditional pudding, and easier to prepare!

Easy 6-ingredient Vegan Beet Chocolate Pudding made with avocado and pure maple syrup! A delicious paleo and vegan dessert recipe.

If you’re aware of or have made my 4-Ingredient Raw Chocolate Mousse, you already know where I’m going with this.

AVOCADO!

^I’ve never been one to keep secrets.

6-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Pudding made with avocado and beets Paleo and dairy free!

That’s right, I’m bringing forth a very similar recipe to the chocolate mousse (which is still one of the most visited recipes on this site) I posted a couple years ago, but throwing in some roasted beets and calling it pudding. If you enjoy both beets and chocolate, I highly recommend you try this out!

Flavor-wise, this pudding is very rich and chocolaty with a (detectable) earthy beet undertone. You can definitely taste the beet, but for me, beets enhance chocolate desserts with a very pleasant je ne sais quois. If you’ve tried my Fudgy Paleo Beetroot Brownies, Chocolate Beet Cake, or Chocolate Beet Muffins, you’re probably already familiar with that unique flavor. It’s difficult to describe! Not so difficult to consume.

Texture-wise, we’re talking silky-smooth, melt-on-your-tongue delight. Of course this won’t have the same texture as a pudding made with dairy and tempered egg yolks, but to me, the big flavor and smooth texture make this pudding completely addictive.

Healthy Chocolate Pudding made with beets, avocado, and pure maple syrup. A healthy whole food dessert!

Because I cook so frequently and have a lot of food to get through each week, whenever I make chocolate mousse or pudding, I store any leftovers in a jar in the freezer. You know what happens at that point? It legit becomes ice cream, I shit you not. Which reminds me…if you’re craving a great dairy-free no-churn chocolate ice cream recipe, here she blows! Red Velvet supreme? YAS! Srsly though, you can go at it with or without beets.

Serve this pudding with a dollop of Coconut Whipped Cream, and/or chocolate shavings….and/or edible flowers if that’s your jam 😉

Vegan Beet Chocolate Pudding made with only a few whole food ingredients - paleo-friendly, dairy-free, and naturally sweetened!

If for some unknown reason you happen to get the munchies today…

Easy 5-ingredient beet chocolate pudding. A delicious paleo and vegan dessert recipe.

Vegan Beet Chocolate Pudding

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Rich, delicious, nutritious chocolate mousse with beets is a nutrient-dense dessert!

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients for the pudding to a food processor. Process until completely smooth. Note: you may need to stop the food processor a couple times to scrape the sides and re-start to get it to a smooth consistency.
  2. Transfer pudding to a sealable container and refrigerate until chilled. Serve with coconut whipped cream on top!

Notes

Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator in a sealed container for up to 5 days, or frozen.

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1 g
Amount Per Serving Unsaturated Fat 0g

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Larissa

Sunday 2nd of August 2020

Okay to be fair....I sliced up banana and ate all the pudding...lol much better chilled with slices of banana. Thumbs up?

Larissa

Sunday 2nd of August 2020

Okay. I have been plant based for almost 4 years. This is disgusting. Next time I will try it with sweet potato instead of beet and will use dates instead of so much maple syrup. The texture I wil say is amazing but the flavor bitter.and I drink butter Americanos so I like bitter. But this....thumbs down on taste. Thumbs up on texture.

Judee@gluten free A-Z Blog

Saturday 22nd of April 2017

I've been making avocado chocolate pudding for years, and I must say yours looks fabulous, but I'm not sure about adding beets. I'll have to give it a try !

Julia

Monday 24th of April 2017

I'm happy to hear you like the original version, Judee!! I'd say if you like beets, it's definitely worth trying out version 2.0! You could always start with a very small amount of roasted beet and then go from there ;) xo

Coco in the Kitchen

Friday 21st of April 2017

Something chocolaty that's actually GOOD for me!

Julia

Monday 24th of April 2017

Heck yeah!! I always love those wins...chocolate is one of my favorite foods on earth, so any time a healthier chocolate dessert recipe turns out well, I'm pretty high on life ;)

marcie

Thursday 20th of April 2017

These look so decadent and SO pretty! That color is gorgeous and I can barely believe this creamy goodness is healthy!

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