Pop your pecans in a preheated oven at 150C for about 10-15 minutes. When they smell delicious they are ready.
Cook your pasta.
Load your bowl with salad.
When the pasta is cooked, drain and stir through the beans. Add enough rustic passata to coat everything. Return to the heat and add garlic, salt and pepper. Taste. If it needs a bit of zing add balsamic vinegar. Warm through then pour into your bowl.
Crush the pecans and scatter over the pasta. Serve.