Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta Recipe

This Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe is a quick and easy recipe where everything cooks in one skillet! A family weeknight favorite!

This Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe is a quick and easy recipe where everything cooks in one skillet! A family weeknight favorite! // addapinch.com

Hi friends! I thought I’d take a break from sharing Christmas cookies, candies, cakes and other goodies to share this amazing recipe with you all. Because, even though my son thinks we can, we can’t survive on peppermint bark until we welcome in the new year! šŸ™‚ We still need supper!

And boy is this one more delicious recipe for supper! I think you will absolutely love it!

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This Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe is a quick and easy recipe where everything cooks in one skillet! A family weeknight favorite! // addapinch.com

It all cooks right in the skillet so that you only have one pan to cook in and one pan to clean. And if you are anything like me, that in itself is a blessing!

How to Make Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta

To make it, I dice my bacon and onion and cook themĀ until the baconĀ is crisp and the onion is tender, about 3 minutes or so. Then, removeĀ to a plate and add the seasoned chicken to the skillet and brown both sides. That usually takes about 3 to 5 minutes per side.

This Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe is a quick and easy recipe where everything cooks in one skillet! A family weeknight favorite! // addapinch.com

Once browned, remove the chicken to the plate with the bacon and onion and slowly stir theĀ half and half in the skillet. Add your pasta and stir to make sure it doesn’t stick. Then, nestle your chicken back into the pasta in the skillet, top with spinach, cover the skillet and cook until the pasta is tender and the chicken has cooked through, about 15 minutes. Finally,Ā add the bacon back to the skillet and grate Parmesan cheese over top of the chicken and pasta and serve.

 

It is a weeknight wonder!

This Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe is a quick and easy recipe where everything cooks in one skillet! A family weeknight favorite! // addapinch.com

Here’s is my Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe. I just know you are going to love it!

Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta Recipe

This Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe is a quick and easy recipe where everything cooks in one skillet! A family weeknight favorite!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 - 5
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon diced
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 4 - 5 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons homemade ranch seasoning mix
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (7-ounce) package spaghetti
  • 5 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Cook bacon in a medium skillet set over medium heat until the bacon is crispy and the onion is tender, about 3 minutes. Remove to a plate and set aside. Sprinkle both sides of the chicken with ranch seasoning, and add to the skillet. Brown the chicken on each side, about 3 minutes each. Remove chicken to plate with bacon and onions.
  • Stir in the half and half, salt and pepper. Break the spaghetti noodles into bite sized pieces and add to the skillet. Stir to combine. Nestle the chicken into the spaghetti and top with the spinach. Reduce the heat to simmer, cover the skillet and cook until the sauce has thickened, the noodles are tender and the chicken has cooked through, about 20 minutes.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat. Add the bacon back to the skillet and grate Parmesan cheese over top of the chicken and pasta and serve. 
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Enjoy!
Robyn xo

This Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta recipe is a quick and easy recipe where everything cooks in one skillet! A family weeknight favorite! // addapinch.com

5 comments on “Creamy Bacon Ranch Chicken Pasta Recipe”

  1. Great work indeed. I will go through the recipes and try some of them for this Xmas season.

  2. what is half and half…?

  3. So I guess the bacon and onion go back into the skillet along with the chicken? That’s what I did, and it seemed to come out okay. Very tasty.

    • I’m so glad you enjoyed it Juanita! Yes, you actually add the bacon back on top of the chicken at the end right before adding freshly grated Parmesan cheese. I had that in my blog post, and just corrected to make that step more clear in the recipe itself. I’m sorry for the confusion – but I’m so happy you liked it! Thanks!

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