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Cheesy Ranch Chicken Pasta

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 8 ounces dried penne pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in small pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 packet (1 ounce) ranch dressing seasoning mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped cooked bacon


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add dried pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain water.
  • Meanwhile, heat butter over medium-high heat, in a large skillet. Add the chicken pieces, and cook until no longer pink. About 10 minutes.
  • Once chicken is thoroughly cooked, sprinkle the flour and packet of ranch seasoning over the chicken. Stir. Pour milk into the skillet, and continue to stir and cook until mixture starts to thicken.
  • Stir in cheddar cheese and bacon pieces. Stir until cheese melts.Add the cooked pasta to mixture and stir to combine. Serve immediately!


FREEZER INSTRUCTIONS: Prepare and cook according to above instructions. Cool, then place in a freezer-safe dish. Freeze up to 2 months. To Reheat: Place container in fridge to thaw safely, up to 24 hours. Place contents in a large skillet, cook over medium-high heat or until heated through.