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chicken bacon ranch casserole

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole Recipe (Quick & Easy) - A low carb, cheesy chicken bacon ranch casserole recipe that the whole family will love.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken bacon ranch casserole
Servings: 4
Calories: 2160kcal
Author: Luda huang

Equipment

  • oven

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon diced
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing Mix
  • 8 ounces rotini
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • FOR THE ALFREDO SAUCE
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup heavy cream or more, to taste
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • make SAUCE
  • Heat a small pot over medium heat. Add the butter and whisk in the garlic. Cook for about 30 seconds, pour in the heavy cream.
  • Add the season with salt, about 1/2 teaspoon, or to taste.
  • Cook until the sauce begins to simmer and thicken, about 2-5 minutes. If it's not simmering and thickening just turn up the heat a little until it does. Do not boil or scorch.
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Grease or spray 13x9-inch pan.
  • In large bowl, place cooked and drained rotini , shredded cooked chicken, Alfredo pasta sauce and ranch dressing. Stir to combine. Pour mixture in pan; spread evenly.
  • sprinkle with shredded mozzarella cheese . then Sprinkle chopped cooked bacon evenly over top,
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 2160kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 267g | Fat: 93g | Saturated Fat: 39g | Cholesterol: 828mg | Sodium: 1255mg | Potassium: 4370mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1437IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 312mg | Iron: 7mg