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

Video of the Day

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

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


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

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

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

Step 5: Serve

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

bbq chicken ranch casserole v

Related Stories


Caught in the Middle

Caught in the MiddleHelp for the Sandwich Generation- Twenty million American adults are caring for aging parents at the same time they\'re raising young children. Known as the Sandwich Generation, the

The Importance of Senior Fitness

The Importance of Senior Fitness- According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), exercise and physical activity are some of the best things older adults can do to stay healthy. Even moderate ex

Grandparent Getaways

Grandparent GetawaysTrips to take with your grandchildren- \"No parents allowed.\" It\'s not a sign on a kid-only clubhouse, it\'s the first rule of travel for memory-making grandparent/grandchild vacatio

Comfortably Aging in Place

Comfortably Aging in PlaceHaving lived in the same ranch house for 55 years, John Heck’s grandparents wanted to make any and all necessary accommodations to allow them to peacefully age in place. Usin

Aging with Vitality, Grace and Confidence

Aging with Vitality, Grace and ConfidenceIt’s one of the great ironies of life: Your reward for surviving the tumultuous teen years, establishing a career and nurturing a family culminates in dry skin

3 Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription Costs

3 Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription CostsFor 55 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the New Year means any new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plans, or any changes to your existing pl

Popular Categories