Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Cook: 30 min.


10 cups


1 package (16 ounces) uncooked spiral pasta1-1/2 cups 2% milk1/2 cup ranch salad dressing1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed2 cups cubed cooked chicken8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled2 cups shredded Colby cheese, dividedSliced green onions, optional


Preheat oven to 400°. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. In the same pan, combine milk, ranch salad dressing and salad dressing mix until smooth. Stir in cream cheese. Cook and stir over medium heat until cream cheese is melted; pour over pasta. Stir in chicken, bacon and 1 cup cheddar cheese. Transfer to a greased 13×9-in. baking dish. Top with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake, uncovered, until heated through and cheese is melted, 15-20 minutes. If desired, sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 495 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 710mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.