― Whooodoggies! It is amazingliy hot outside! Temperatures have been soaring 105 to 108 and it is just too hot to do a lot of cooking. This pasta salad is great and you can use it as a side dish or make it a meal by adding tuna, cubed ham, crab meat, or whatever you chose. ∙ The recipe below is out of my head so the measurements are approximations, adjustments may be necessary for taste. ∙ Ingredients: ∙ 1 box Rotini Pasta (1 lb.) ∙ 1 Medium Green Bell Pepper [...].