Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

A friend sent me this recipe on facebook and I think it's right up my alley!

4 slices of bacon, cooked and chopped
1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken breasts,diced
1 Tab. of olive oil
1 packet of dry ranch dressing mix
8 oz. rotini pasta
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 jar alfredo sauce (14.5 oz.)
salt/pepper to taste

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375* and grease a 9x9 baking dish.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Cook bacon until brown and crispy, about 7 minutes.
Drain and place the bacon on a paper towel to absorb grease.
In a gallon-size zip lock bag, add olive oil, diced chicken (raw at this point) and dry ranch dressing.
Shake in the bag until the chicken is well coated.
Add chicken to the skillet and brown until no longer pink. Set aside.
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.
Add the cheeses, bacon, and S&P  to the top of the alfredo and place pan in the oven.
Bake until bubbly and the cheese is melted about 15 minutes.
Remove from the oven and serve.
Enjoy!
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11 comments:

  1. Looks really yummy. I'd love you to add me to your linky list. I'm hosting the Fabulous Fall Party.
    http://www.dwellings-theheartofyourhome.com/
    Come over and join the party! Bring the casserole!
    Happy Fall!

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  2. This looks so cheesy and delicious!
    The crispy bacon is mesmerizing!
    Thanks!
    Michelle

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    1. Thanks Michelle! yes, anything with bacon has to be delicious!

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  3. OK - I know what I'm cooking tonight! This looks like a perfect cold weather comfort food! Thanks for sharing on the What's for Dinner link up!

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    1. Thank you for stopping by my blog!

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  4. My family would love this warm and tasty dish! Thanks for sharing, Suzy :]

    Blessings,
    Edye | Http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

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    1. Thanks, Edye and I hope you'll try it!

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  5. Holy cow does this sound amazing! :)

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  6. Hi Suzy,
    Thanks so much for sharing your awesome Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole with us. Hope you will come back to see us at Full Plate Thursday real soon and have a great week!
    Miz Helen

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Thank you for stoppin' by and leaving a comment...I'll be over to see you in just a little bit !
Suzy