Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

This Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole is a comforting and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken, crispy bacon, creamy ranch sauce, and two types of melted cheese, all baked to perfection. It’s a hearty and satisfying meal that is sure to become a family favorite.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This recipe is easy to make and perfect for busy weeknights when you want a delicious meal without spending hours in the kitchen. The combination of savory chicken, smoky bacon, and rich ranch flavors creates a dish that is both comforting and indulgent. Plus, it’s a great way to use up leftover chicken and enjoy a cozy dinner with minimal effort.


  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 package (16 oz) rotini pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cook the pasta according to package instructions; drain and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, sauté until translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the heavy cream and ranch dressing mix to the skillet, stirring well. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, sauce from the skillet, and half of the shredded cheeses. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish. Top with the remaining cheeses.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and golden brown.
  8. Garnish with chopped parsley before serving.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Kcal: 620 kcal | Servings: 6 servings
  • Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave until heated through.

Recipe Tips:

Feel free to customize this casserole by adding your favorite vegetables, such as broccoli or bell peppers, for extra color and nutrients. You can also sprinkle some breadcrumbs on top before baking for a crunchy texture. Enjoy this delicious casserole with a side salad or garlic bread for a complete meal that will satisfy your cravings for comfort food.”

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