BBQ Ribs with Veggie Pasta Salad

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Serving: Makes 6 servings
Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Cooking Time: 43 to 49 Minutes

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1. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Rinse under cold water drain.
2. In a large bowl, combine carrots, celery, bell pepper, cucumber, tomatoes and basil. Add pasta, dressing and Parmesan cheese and toss to combine. Cover and chill for 1 hour or overnight before serving.
3. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine onion, garlic and butter. Sauté onions for 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are translucent. Add ketchup, vinegar, Worcestershire, brown sugar, molasses, salt and pepper to taste, liquid smoke and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool; reserve ¼ cup.
4. Spray grill grate with cooking spray and preheat to medium. Place ribs on grill over indirect heat and grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until evenly browned. During last few minutes of cook time, generously baste ribs with reserved barbecue sauce.
5. Serve ribs with remaining barbecue sauce and pasta salad.
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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Information Per Serving
Calories: 1
154 (Calories from Fat: 630)
Total Fat: 70g (Saturated Fat: 26g)
Protein: 76g
Total Carbohydrates: 50g (Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 26g)
Cholesterol: 266mg
Sodium: 936mg