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One-Pot Chicken, Bacon and Ranch Pasta

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

This one-pot meal loaded with bacon and ranch flavor is sure to become a family favorite. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
cups Progresso™ chicken stock (from 32-oz carton)
2
tablespoons ranch dressing and seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
8
oz cream cheese, cut into 1-inch pieces, softened
2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
2
cups uncooked rotini pasta (6 oz)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
6
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled (about 1/2 cup)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, stir stock and ranch dressing mix with whisk until well blended.
  • 2
    Add cream cheese; cook over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cream cheese just starts to melt.
  • 3
    Add chicken, pasta and 1 cup of the Cheddar cheese. Heat to boiling. Cover; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 14 to 16 minutes or until pasta is tender. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    Top with bacon and remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

  • This one-pot meal is made easy using rotisserie chicken.
  • Any of your favorite pastas, such as penne or gemelli, would work great for this recipe.
  • For easy crumbled bacon, chop the bacon and cook in a skillet until crisp, or purchase precooked bacon pieces.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
870
Calories from Fat
410
% Daily Value
Total Fat
45g
69%
Saturated Fat
22g
111%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
180mg
60%
Sodium
1650mg
69%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
63g
21%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
5g
Protein
52g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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