Simple & Easy Pasta Salad, made with your leftovers and pantry goodies! Get creative and have fun! Note: The list of ingredients are what I had in my fridge and pantry! Edit as you please!
1 14 oz bag of Tailgate & Celebrate Pasta Salad (or any other short shape, up to 16 ounces)
1/2 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 can black eyed peas, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 can sweet corn, or 2–3 cooked or grilled fresh corn on the cob, cobs cut off with a knife
1 jar roasted red peppers, chopped (I usually buy mine at TJMaxx)
1 small can mild green chilies
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 fresh jalapeno, thinly sliced
Fresh parsley, chopped
1 bottle Ranch dressing (about 1/3 bottle, or to taste)
Cook pasta according to package directions, rinse with cold water, and put in large bowl.
Add all other ingredients and toss gently. Season to taste.
Garnish and serve! Enjoy!