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Ranch Bacon Chicken Penne

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Indulge in the rich and savory flavors of our Ranch Bacon Chicken Penne Bake – a comforting pasta dish that brings together the smokiness of HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Ranch Thick Cut Bacon, tender shredded chicken, and the creaminess of Alfredo sauce. This easy-to-make recipe requires just 15 minutes of prep time, making it a convenient choice for busy nights. This crowd-pleaser that combines convenience with mouthwatering flavors, making it an ideal choice for a satisfying family dinner.

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12 ounces penne pasta, cooked and drained
1 (12-ounce) package HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Ranch Thick Cut Bacon, crisply cooked and chopped, divided
2 cups shredded cooked chicken
1 (15-ounce) jar Alfredo pasta sauce
4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
½ cup ranch dressing
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
Chopped parsley, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray a 13×9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. In large bowl, combine pasta, half of the bacon, chicken, pasta sauce, cream cheese, ranch dressing and half of the mozzarella. Stir to combine. Pour mixture in pan; spread evenly.

  3. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and bacon.

  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.