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Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Delight in the sublime simplicity of Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole—a culinary marvel that effortlessly marries the timeless trio of chicken, bacon, and the ever-popular ranch. This dish is not just a recipe; it’s a seamless tapestry of taste that transcends culinary expectations. Picture the simplicity of supermarket essentials – a zesty ranch seasoning mix dancing with the reliability of a rotisserie chicken.

Start by shredding a pound of rotisserie chicken and crisping up eight slices of bacon. Mix them with al dente elbow macaroni, cheddar, and mozzarella cheese in a large bowl.

But here’s where the magic begins— a luscious ranch sauce. Melt two tablespoons of butter, stir in two tablespoons of flour, then gradually whisk in a cup of milk. Add a packet of ranch seasoning for that extra kick.

Pour in a cup of ranch dressing and half a cup of sour cream. The result? A velvety, savory elixir that transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Coat the chicken-bacon-macaroni blend in this ranch symphony, creating a harmonious medley of textures and tastes. Transfer it into a greased baking dish, shower it with more cheese, and let it dance in the oven until golden perfection emerges.

In 35 short minutes, your kitchen will be enveloped in a tantalizing aroma, a precursor to the flavorful indulgence that awaits. As it rests for a mere 10 minutes, the casserole settles into perfection.

Each bite delivers a burst of ranch-infused delight, a union of simplicity and culinary prowess. This Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole isn’t just a dish; it’s an invitation to savor the seamless blend of chicken, bacon, and ranch in a tapestry of culinary desires. A journey into flavor indulgence made remarkably simple.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Enjoy the simplicity of Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole – a quick, cost-effective dish uniting rotisserie chicken, crispy bacon, and ranch magic. In just over an hour, you'll have a creamy, cheesy delight with al dente macaroni. This American classic serves 6-8, promising a crowd-pleasing, flavor-packed experience at an estimated cost of $20-$25.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 450 kcal


  • 9×13 inch baking dish
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cooking spray or butter for greasing
  • Cooking pot
  • Mixing spoons


  • 1 lb rotisserie chicken shredded
  • 8 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni cooked al dente
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 packet ranch seasoning mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped green onions for garnish optional


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded rotisserie chicken, crumbled bacon, cooked elbow macaroni, cheddar cheese, and mozzarella cheese. Toss everything together until well mixed.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Stir in the flour to create a roux, cooking for 2-3 minutes until lightly golden.
  • Gradually whisk in the milk, ensuring no lumps form. Add the ranch seasoning mix and continue to whisk until the mixture thickens.
  • Remove the saucepan from heat and whisk in the ranch dressing and sour cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour the ranch sauce over the chicken and macaroni mixture, tossing until evenly coated.
  • Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter. Transfer the mixture to the dish, spreading it out evenly.
  • Sprinkle additional cheddar and mozzarella cheese on top for an extra cheesy finish.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until the casserole is bubbly and the cheese is golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with chopped green onions if desired.


  1. Feel free to add your favorite vegetables like diced bell peppers or spinach for added freshness.
  2. This casserole can be prepared in advance and refrigerated. Just bake it when you’re ready to serve.
  3. Experiment with different cheese blends to customize the flavor to your liking.
Keyword Bacon, Casserole, chicken, Ranch
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Erika Herbert
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