This dish provides one-third of your recommended daily intake of magnesium. This mineral is involved in many reactions in the body and is essential for healthy bones and the conversion of food into energy.
Bring a small saucepan of water to the boil and blanch the green beans for 1 minute. Drain the beans and run under cold water so they retain their colour.
Heat a small frying pan and add the pumpkin seeds. Move the seeds around the pan to evenly toast them for a couple of minutes then remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
Place the black beans in a medium mixing bowl with the green beans and all remaining ingredients, except the avocado, and combine well and season.
Serve the bean mixture in small bowls and top with the slices of avocado.
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