Cheesy Chicken Ranch Potatoes


Posted: April 29

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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There are few meals heartier than this! Cheesy Chicken Ranch Potatoes have potatoes and chicken saturated with fresh-made tangy ranch sauce and topped with melty cheese and crispy bacon. It really is some of the best food all in one dish. Cheesy Chicken Ranch Potatoes is creamy, rich, and filling, exactly what you want out of a meal and out of leftovers (if there are any left)!


Ingredients

For the potatoes and chicken: • 2 pounds red potatoes, chopped into 1-inch cubes • 3 chicken breasts, cubed • salt, to taste • pepper, to taste For the sauce: • 1/2 cup ranch dressing, store-bought or homemade • 1/2 cup sour cream • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded • 1/2 teaspoon pepper • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/2 teaspoon dill • 1/2 teaspoon parsley For the topping: • 8 slices bacon, cooked, crisp, and crumbled • 4 green onions, thinly sliced and divided • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 175 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 9x13-inch casserole dish.

Step 3

Cook the potatoes in a large pot of boiling, salted water until tender, about 10-15 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Step 4

Place the chicken on a cutting board and season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Cook the chicken in a pan on the stove-top over medium until cooked through and no longer pink, registering 165 degrees F when measured internally, about 8-10 minutes.

Step 6

Combine the ranch, sour cream, 3/4 cup of the cheese, the pepper, the garlic powder, the dill, and the parsley in a mixing bowl.

Step 7

Add the cooked chicken and potatoes to the prepared casserole dish.

Step 8

Sprinkle the bacon over the top of the chicken and potatoes.

Step 9

Sprinkle 1/2 of the chopped green onions over the top of the casserole dish.

Step 10

Spread the sauce evenly over the mixture in the dish.

Step 11

Finish by sprinkling the remaining 3/4 cup of the cheese over the contents.

Step 12

Bake the dish until the cheese is bubbling and the top has a golden brown color, about 35 minutes.

Step 13

Remove the dish from the oven and garnish with the remaining green onions.

Step 14

Serve warm.


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