Warm Weather Bean and Pasta Salad UncategorizedBean Bulletin, Cooking As the temperatures rise, fuss-free dishes like this pasta and bean salad are just right for supper on the deck or patio. Make it in the morning to allow the flavors to develop – and so that you don’t need to think about supper until it’s time to eat. Ingredients 8 ounces rotini pasta, cooked 3 15-ounce cans of any beans, drained and rinsed 1 ½ cups frozen or canned corn kernels 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise Red pepper flakes to taste (start with ¼ tsp) Salt and pepper to taste Directions In a large bowl, combine the pasta, beans, and corn. In a separate bowl, stir together the salad dressing, mayonnaise, and red pepper flakes until well mixed. Stir into the pasta salad. Add salt, pepper, and additional red pepper to taste.