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one pot bbq chicken bacon ranch pasta in skillet
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One Pot BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

One Pot BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta is a fast easy one pot dinner made with chicken, bacon and penne pasta in a creamy barbecue ranch sauce that's ready in just 30 minutes 
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 395kcal
Author Dee


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast cubed
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onions
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cups mini penne pasta
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup ranch dressing
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices cooked bacon crumbled


  • In a large skillet, brown the chicken in the olive oil over medium high heat
  • Add the sea salt, pepper, garlic powder, onions and Italian seasoning, and stir until chicken is coated
  • Add the pasta and water, and cook over high heat until water is mostly absorbed and pasta is done
  • Stir in the ranch dressing, barbecue sauce, cheese and bacon, and cook until hot and bubbling
  • Top with additional cheese and bacon, if desired


Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 869mg | Potassium: 373mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 1mg