Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole


Posted: September 2

Time: 1 hour

Yield: 8 servings

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole takes all of your favorite flavors and combines them in one dish! Tender chicken is mixed in with crispy bacon, creamy ranch, and melty cheese to create a casserole that (gently) screams comfort food with every bite. This meal is hearty and delicious, and it can be happily eaten as leftovers the next day! Make Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole for a savory meal that will leave you feeling satisfied and happy.


Ingredients

• 1 1/2 cups white rice • 8 slices bacon, cooked and chopped • 1/2 onion, finely chopped • 3 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, and cut into bite-sized pieces • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 2 tablespoons ranch seasoning • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth • 1/4 cup heavy cream • 1 cup cheddar, shredded • 1/2 cup mozzarella, shredded • 2 teaspoons parsley, optional, chopped, or sprigs of rosemary, optional, to taste

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Into a 9x13-inch baking dish, combine the rice, bacon, and onions.

Step 3

Drizzle the chicken breasts with the olive oil and season all over with the ranch seasoning.

Step 4

Place the chicken in the baking dish with the rice and stir until all ingredients are distributed evenly.

Step 5

Pour in the chicken broth and heavy cream and stir to combine.

Step 6

Top the casserole with the cheddar and mozzarella.

Step 7

Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.

Step 8

Remove the foil and bake until the chicken is done and the rice is fully cooked, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 9

Garnish with the parsley or rosemary and serve.


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