Rating: 4.5 stars
33 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 24
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

A delicious and easy pasta bake that is full bacon ranch flavor.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook bow-tie pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add cream cheese and ranch dressing mix; whisk until smooth. Slowly whisk in milk. Stir in Monterey Jack cheese; cook until cheese has melted and sauce has thickened, 5 to 10 minutes. Crumble 6 slices bacon and stir into sauce.

  • Combine cooked pasta and shredded chicken in a large bowl. Pour sauce on top and mix until well combined. Transfer to the prepared baking dish. Top with Cheddar Jack cheese and crumble remaining 2 slices of bacon on top.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cheese has melted, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

786 calories; protein 40.5g; carbohydrates 45.8g; fat 49.1g; cholesterol 163.4mg; sodium 868mg. Full Nutrition
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