BBQ Ranch Casserole Recipe

What happens when you combine two favorite flavors into one cheesy casserole? The newest hit of every potluck you'll attend from here on out.

bbq chicken ranch casserole
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Things You'll Need

  • 1 pound pasta, any short variety

  • 1 pound chicken breast

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1/2 cup Ranch dressing

  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce

  • 2 cups Colby Jack cheese, shredded and separated

  • 1/2 red onion, diced

  • 2-3 scallions, sliced

  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes

  • 2 cups frozen sweet corn

  • Parsley, optional

ingredients for bbq ranch chicken casserole
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Step 1: Sauté Chicken

Use 2 tablespoons of oil plus a dash of salt and pepper to sauté chicken over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side.

sauteed chicken
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Tip

Save time by using rotisserie chicken.

Step 2: Boil Pasta

While chicken is cooking, boil a large pot of water and partially cook pasta for only 4 minutes. Drain and set aside.

boiled pasta
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Step 3: Mix Ingredients

In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, barbecue sauce, Ranch dressing, corn, onion, scallions, tomatoes and 1 1/2 cups of cheese.

mix ingredients together
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Step 4: Bake

Pour mixed pasta into a buttered casserole dish. Top with remaining 1/2 cup of Colby Jack cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.

bbq chicken ranch casserole to bake
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Step 5: Serve

If you'd like, add a few sprinkles of chopped parsley on top for color and enjoy!

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