Black Bean Tacos with Maqui Berry Salsa Recipe - Clean Eating Magazine

Black Bean Tacos with Maqui Berry Salsa

Though its deep purple hue is instantly recognizable, maqui has very little flavor, allowing it to swing easily between both sweet and savory uses.

Black Bean Tacos with Maqui Berry Salsa

Black Bean Tacos with Maqui Berry Salsa

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  • 4Servings


  • 2 cups 
coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp 
maqui powder 
(TRY: Navitas Naturals Maqui Powder)
  • 1/2 
large red onion, 
minced, divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 15-oz 
BPA-free can unsalted black beans
  • 1/4 tsp each chipotle powder 
 and sea salt
  • 8 6-inch 
corn tortillas, warmed (or 
8 large romaine leaves)
  • 1 
orange bell pepper, sliced into matchsticks
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup 
unsalted macadamia nuts, finely chopped


  1. Prepare salsa: In a small bowl, combine blackberries, lime juice, maqui powder and 2 tbsp onion. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. In a small saucepan on medium, heat oil. Add remaining onion and sauté for 7 to 8 minutes, until onion is very soft, stirring occasionally. Add beans and their liquid, chipotle and salt. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, drain a scoop of beans and add to center of each tortilla. Top with bell pepper, salsa, cilantro and nuts. Serve any remaining salsa on the side.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2 tacos
  • Calories: 361
  • Carbohydrate Content: 54 g
  • Fat Content: 12.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 16 g
  • Protein Content: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 151 mg
  • Sugar Content: 6 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 1 g