Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Chicken Ranch Pasta



Even though I have my 4 Week Dinner Menu that I made and love, every now and then I like to try a new recipe.  I came across this Chicken Ranch Pasta recipe on Pinterest and thought I'd give it a try.  My kids love pasta and my husband loves bacon.  And who doesn't like cheese?  
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It was super tasty.


Even my picky 2 year old ate it.


Try it out and see what you think.  We will definitely be making this recipe again.


Chicken Ranch Pasta
(Recipe from Plain Chicken:):
8 oz penne pasta
1 T butter
1 T flour
2 T dry ranch dressing seasoning mix
2 c milk
1 c shredded cheddar cheese
1/3 c cooked, chopped bacon
2 c cooked, chopped chicken

In a large pot, cook pasta according to package directions.  Drain and set aside.

In the same pot, melt butter.  Add flour and stir.  Cook flour for 1 minute.  Slowly whisk in milk.  Continue cooking until sauce thickens.  Stir in ranch dressing mix and cheese.  Stir until cheese melts.  Add chicken, bacon, and pasta.  Stir to coat.  

Enjoy!

Other tasty recipes:
Peanut Butter Caramel Dip
Onion Roasted Potatoes


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