Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

Satisfy your cravings with this heartwarming Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole, a dish that’s sure to be a hit at any dinner table. Combining the savory flavors of chicken and bacon with the creamy richness of ranch and cheese, this casserole is a symphony of taste and texture. It’s an ideal meal for those evenings when you’re in need of something comforting and delicious. The addition of green onions and pasta makes this dish not just tasty but also a complete meal that everyone will love.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 packet ranch seasoning mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced green onions
  • 2 cups cooked pasta (penne or rotini recommended)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper, and place them in the dish.
  3. In a bowl, mix ranch seasoning with sour cream and spread over chicken.
  4. Sprinkle crumbled bacon over the sour cream layer.
  5. Arrange cooked pasta around the chicken in the dish.
  6. Add diced green onions over the pasta.
  7. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  8. Cover with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  9. Remove foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes until chicken is cooked and cheese is golden.
  10. Garnish with parsley before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings: Approximately 6

  • Calories per serving: Approximately 450-500 kcal
  • Note: Calorie count is an estimate and can vary based on the size of the servings and specific brands of ingredients used.

This casserole is a delightful mix of protein, dairy, and carbs, providing a satisfying and balanced meal.

Preparation Time

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 35-45 minutes
  • Total time: 50-60 minutes

Additional Tips

  • To lighten the dish, consider using low-fat sour cream and reduced-fat cheese.
  • Add vegetables like broccoli or bell peppers to the casserole for added nutrients and color.
  • Leftovers store well in the refrigerator and can be reheated for a quick and tasty meal.

FAQ Section

  1. Can I use turkey bacon instead of regular bacon? Yes, turkey bacon is a great alternative for a healthier option.
  2. Is it possible to make this gluten-free? Use gluten-free pasta and check that the ranch seasoning is gluten-free.
  3. Can I prepare this casserole in advance? Yes, assemble the casserole and refrigerate it. Add a few extra minutes to the baking time if it’s cold from the fridge.
  4. How should I store leftovers? Keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  5. Can I freeze this casserole? It’s best enjoyed fresh, but you can freeze it. Thaw in the fridge and reheat in the oven.