Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole


If you know me, you know I am in love with BACON and with PASTA. Put them together in a outstanding casserole? I am in complete Heaven! What is so amazing about this recipe is that you can literally make it ahead and pop it into the oven for dinner! LOVE THAT. I used these lovely shells right here! ^ Some fresh Chicken cut up! One of the things that makes this casserole taste SO amazing is the fact that I marinated the chicken in some yummy spices! Just look at all that flavor being packed into that chicken! Just

If you know me, you know I am in love with BACON and with PASTA. Put them together in a outstanding casserole? I am in complete Heaven! What is so amazing about this recipe is that you can literally make it ahead and pop it into the oven for dinner! LOVE THAT. I used these lovely shells right here! ^ Some fresh Chicken cut up! One of the things that makes this casserole taste SO amazing is the fact that I marinated the chicken in some yummy spices! Just look at all that flavor being packed into that chicken! Just

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 12 oz pasta (any kind you prefer- I used shells)
  • 1 1/2 cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/2 Tablespoon of Adobo (found in the spanish isle)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon of fresh parsley
  • 1/2 large bottle of Ranch dressing
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 & 1/2 Jar Alfredo sauce

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. First you want to marinate your chicken pieces, take a gallon size Ziploc bag, add in the olive oil, diced RAW chicken, salt to taste, pepper, adobo, parsley.
  3. Shake until chicken is evenly coated with the seasonings.