Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza Casserole
1 lb. bacon, fried and crumbled, grease saved
2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
2 tablespoons of ranch seasoning
1 bell pepper, diced
2 clove garlic, minced
1 lb. bow tie pasta, cooked till tender
2 jars of Alfredo sauce
1/3 cup of evaporated milk or regular milk
3 roma tomatoes, diced
4 cups shredded Italian cheese blend
Cut chicken into bite sized pieces, coat with 1 – 1.5 tablespoons of ranch seasoning. Saute in a skillet with 1 tablespoon of bacon grease along with bell peppers and garlic.
When chicken is cooked completely, drain grease and liquid from skillet. Return chicken and veggies to skillet.
Pour one jar of Alfredo sauce and milk into skillet with chicken. Stir in one teaspoon of ranch seasoning. Simmer for five minutes.
Begin layering casserole with half the remaining jar of Alfredo on the bottom of a 13 x 9 pan or two 8 x 8 pans. The layer 1/3 of each of the following pasta, chicken sauce, and tomatoes. Use 1/4 of the fried bacon. Spread 1 cup of cheese over top and repeat two more times. After the cheese the third time, cover with Alfredo sauce, 1 cup of cheese and remaining bacon.
Bake for 30 minutes on 350.