Buffalo Chicken & Pasta Bake {Recipe}
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • Chicken Breasts
  • 16 Ounces Penne Pasta
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1 Cup Ranch Dressing
  • 2 Tablespoons Hot Sauce
  • ½ Cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 1½ Cups Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Cup Sharp Cheddar Shredded Cheese
  • Additional BBQ Sauce For Drizzling
  • Garlic Salt
  • *Optional: Parsley
Instructions
  1. Place raw chicken in baking dish with about an inch of water and sprinkle with seasoning salt, garlic salt, onion salt, and pepper.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees for about an hour.
  3. During the last few minutes of baking, boil the pasta according to box instructions. When finished, drain but do NOT rinse. Then set aside.
  4. Once chicken is done, use two forks to shred. Set aside.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat together the cream cheese, ranch dressing, BBQ sauce, and hot sauce until smooth.
  6. Mix in shredded chicken and 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
  7. Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray. Add the noodles and sauce mixture. Mix together well and spread flat.
  8. Top with remaining mozzarella cheese as well as the sharp cheddar cheese.
  9. Sprinkle with garlic salt and a little parsley for garnish.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or till the cheese is melted.
  11. Remove from oven and drizzle with additional BBQ sauce.
  12. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe by Thrifty Nifty Mommy at https://thriftyniftymommy.com/buffalo-chicken-pasta-bake-recipe/