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Buffalo Chicken Pasta Bake

Buffalo chicken pasta bake is amazing comfort food, and really easy to make. Delicious, cheesy goodness, hot and buttery chicken and pasta are merged into one dish with this simple recipe.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken, cheese, pasta bake, pulled chicken, shredded chicken
Servings: 8
Calories: 253kcal
Author: Tonje
Cost: Cheap

Equipment

  • Casserole Dish

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces pasta
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup buffalo sauce
  • cup ranch dressing
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ cup cheddar

Instructions

  • Make shredded chicken by pressure cooking, slow cooker or boiling chicken breasts until cooked. Shred the meat with two forks, and combine with buffalo sauce.
  • Meanwhile, boil the pasta in water on the stove following the package instructions. Discard the leftover cooking water.
  • Combine the buffalo chicken, pasta, ranch dressing and cream cheese in a casserole dish. Top with shredded cheese.
  • Bake the pasta bake in the oven at 360 F / 180 C for about 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese has melted, and the casserole is golden on top.
  • Leave the casserole to cool down for about 5-10 minutes before you serve it.

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Notes

  • Store leftover buffalo chicken pasta bake it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1169mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 278IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg