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Chicken Bacon Ranch-A-Roni
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Chicken And Bacon Ranch-A-Roni

Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken-bacon-ranchoroni, easy-chicken-recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz box uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 10 3/4 oz can cream of onion soup
  • 1/2 cup melted butter or light butter
  • 1 8 oz container sour cream
  • 1/2 cup real mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 0.4 oz packet dry buttermilk ranch dressing mix
  • black pepper to taste
  • 3 cups chopped roasted chicken
  • 2/3 cup frozen petite peas
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 lb bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 2 cups shredded sharp white or yellow cheddar cheese divided
  • 1 cup garlic-pepper french fried onions i.e. Fresh Gourmet or similar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and spray a 13 x 9 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Cook macaroni in salted water per the instructions on the package, until al dente.
  • Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, whisk together soup, butter, sour cream, mayonnaise, milk and dressing mix. Season to taste with black pepper. To the mixing bowl add chicken, peas, green onions and crumbled bacon.
  • Drain the pasta well then add to mixing bowl. Stir until evenly coated. Add one cup cheese.
  • Pour into the baking dish, then sprinkle with the reserved shredded cheese and garlic-pepper french fried onions.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes until bubbly and golden.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

Fresh Gourmet brand french fried onions were used in this recipe. In my local market, they're usually located in the Produce department.