Cheesy Chicken, Bacon and Broccoli Ranch Pasta

This one-pan Cheesy Chicken, Bacon, and Broccoli Ranch Pasta recipe is precisely the dish you've been craving. Dig in!


  • 8 slices bacon, sliced into pieces
  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • To taste salt and pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 package dry ranch seasoning
  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 2 cups broccoli, chopped
  • 1½ cups Crystal Farms® Low-Moisture Whole Milk Mozzarella Cheese
  • Garnish chopped parsley


  • In a medium-sized skillet, cook the bacon until crisp, remove with slotted spoon and then set aside on a plate.
  • Add the chicken, cook until brown and no longer pink. Set aside on the plate. Drain the remaining grease.
  • Add chicken broth, half and half, dry ranch seasoning mix to the skillet and whisk.
  • Add the penne pasta and broccoli then bring to a boil and cover. Simmer for about 10 minutes or until the pasta is tender. Stir in the cheese and chicken and stir until cheese is melted and heated through.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley if desired.
Recipe Courtesy of: The Recipe Critic