Pasta is infinitely better packed with cheese and baked into a creamy casserole. File this Chicken-Bacon-Ranch Baked Penne recipe under the very definition of comfort food!
- 1 lb penne pasta, cooked and drained
- 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
- 1 jar (15 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce
- 1/2 cup ranch dressing
- 6 slices chopped cooked bacon
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
- Chopped parsley, if desired
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- Heat oven to 350°F. Grease or spray 13×9-inch pan.
- In large bowl, place 1 lb cooked and drained penne pasta, 2 cups shredded cooked chicken, 1 jar (15 oz) Alfredo pasta sauce and 1/2 cup ranch dressing. Stir to combine. Pour mixture in pan; spread evenly.
- Sprinkled 6 slices chopped cooked bacon evenly over top, then sprinkle with 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz).
- Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
Calories per serving: 797 kcal Fat per serving: 39g Saturated fat per serving: 14g Carbs per serving: 72g Protein per serving: 38g Fiber per serving: 3g Sugar per serving: 5g Sodium per serving: 1584mg Cholesterol per serving: 102mg
Recipe and Photo: Pillsbury