Pesto Pasta Salad

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  1. Cook pasta according to directions. When draining, reserve 3 tablespoons of pasta water. Rinse pasta under cool water then place in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add beans, arugula, basil, sundried tomatoes, mayo, pesto, reserved pasta water, lemon juice, coarse salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes, then mix to combined.
  3. In a small pan over medium heat, add pine nuts and toast for about 4-5 minutes, tossing frequently to keep from burning.
  4. Taste your pasta to see if it needs any more salt or lemon juice – this will be per your preference. Now eat up and enjoy your life!