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Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

A flavorful casserole packed with chicken, crumbled bacon, and pasta! Family approved and the #1 recipe on my blog!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6
Author: The Cookin' Chicks

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 1 lb chicken, boneles/skinless, diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 packet dry Ranch dressing mix
  • 8 oz pasta (I used shells)
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt/pepper, to taste
  • 14.5 oz Alfredo sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to375 degrees and grease a 9 x 9 baking dish.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Cook bacon until crispy, about 7 minutes.
  • Drain bacon grease from skillet and place bacon on paper towl to absorb remaining grease from bacon.
  • In a gallon size Ziploc bag, add in the olive oil, diced chicken (raw still at this point), and Ranch mix.
  • Shake around sealed bag to coat thoroughly.
  • Add chicken to skillet and cook until no longer pink.
  • In a pot of boiling water, cook pasta until al dente.
  • Drain water and add pasta to greased baking dish.
  • Add cooked chicken and Alfredo sauce to the pasta.
  • Sprinkle both cheeses, bacon, and salt/pepper to the top of the Alfredo sauce and place dish into preheated oven.
  • Bake until bubbly and cheese is melted, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve! Enjoy!
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