Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta

Main Dishes · August 23, 2017

Simple One Pot Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta - a tasty, cheesy and creamy pasta dish filled with cheese, chicken and bacon!

Hey recipe lovers! Where are my pasta people?? Pasta is something I NEVER tire of. There are some many different recipes out there and it just never gets old with me. Do you feel the same way? If so, I’ve got another great recipe to add to your pasta loving list.

Today’s Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta was super tasty and only took about 20 minutes to whip up. If you’re like me, and bacon isn’t your favorite thing in the world (I know, I’m crazy!), then you can omit it from the recipe. But I was outvoted on recipe day, and we decided to keep it in. After all, most people tend to think bacon makes a recipe better. Truth be told, I loved the pasta just as we made it – creamy, cheesy and simple enough for the kiddos to like it too.

Simple One Pot Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta - a tasty, cheesy and creamy pasta dish filled with cheese, chicken and bacon!

Another huge plus about this creamy chicken pasta recipe is that it’s all made in the same pot. Now, we’re used to making things in several dishes, but doing it in one makes it that much easier. Add the fact that it’s cheesy and delicious, and of course, it’s a winner. 😉

Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta:

Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta

Simple One Pot Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta - a tasty, cheesy and creamy pasta dish filled with cheese, chicken and bacon!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 747 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp ranch dressing seasoning mix
  • 8 oz cream cheese cut into 1 inch pieces, softened
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 2 cups uncooked rotini pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled

Instructions

  1. Whisk chicken broth and ranch dressing mix in a large skillet over medium heat, until well blended.

  2. Add cream cheese and cook 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add chicken, pasta and 1 cup of your cheese, and bring to a boil. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 16-18 minutes.
  4. Once pasta is tender, top with bacon and remaining cheese and serve warm. ENJOY!
Nutrition Facts
Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 747 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 52g 80%
Saturated Fat 25g 125%
Cholesterol 182mg 61%
Sodium 2069mg 86%
Potassium 556mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Sugars 2g
Protein 38g 76%
Vitamin A 24.2%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 38.6%
Iron 9.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Adapted from Pillsbury.

TRIED & TRUE FINDINGS:

  • DIFFICULTY: easy
  • HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 4
  • ANY CHANGES MADE: used chicken broth and added more of it, cooked an additional 2-4 minutes
  • ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: none

Another favorite chicken pasta dish is this one…

Triple Cheddar Chicken Pasta

Triple Cheddar Chicken Pasta - the best pasta chicken recipe!

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ENJOY!

Simple One Pot Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta - a tasty, cheesy and creamy pasta dish filled with cheese, chicken and bacon!

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Penn @ Home Remedies

This recipe looks delicious. Thanks for sharing this. I have saved it to my pinterest board.
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    Lil' Luna

    Let me know what you think, when you give it a try 🙂 Thank you!

Alicia

This was really good. I would just like to ask, or make the suggestion that while it is cooking, make sure you occasionally stir it. We did not and I just destroyed a piece of my cookware.

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