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Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

Jennie Duncan
 Ranch, pasta, bacon, this Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta dish has all the favorites! This simple dinner recipe was a favorite with the entire family.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Pasta
Servings 8 servings
Calories 314 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups rotini (dry)
  • 2 large chicken breast (cooked and shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 oz ranch seasoning mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 cup colby cheese (shredded)
  • ½ cup bacon (cooked and crumbled)

Instructions
 

  • Start with cooking your penne pasta.
  • While your pasta cooks, place your chicken into a large skillet. Add flour and ranch seasoning to chicken, then milk. Stirring and allowing to thicken.
  • Once your sauce as started to thicken add shredded cheese and cooked and crumbled bacon.
  • Drain noodles then add to chicken bacon ranch sauce and mix together well!

Notes

  •  To make this a quick and easy meal I love using cooked and shredded chicken like one from a rotisserie chicken or slow cooker all-purpose chicken. 
  • You can also cut your chicken into pieces and cook them in the large skillet then follow the next steps of adding flour and finish the recipe from there. 

Nutrition

Calories: 314kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 22gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 471mgPotassium: 377mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 325IUVitamin C: 0.7mgCalcium: 191mgIron: 0.8mg
Keyword BBQ Ranch Chicken Casserole, Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta, Ranch Chicken
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