This Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole recipe is a winner! Whether you’re in the mood for a quick meal or need to bring food to your next potluck, this dish is sure to please.
4 C. Shredded chicken
2 Tbsp. Flour
4 Tbsp. Butter unsalted
1 C. Milk
½ C. Ranch dressing
2 C. Cheddar cheese shredded
32 oz. Bag of tater tots
½ C. Bacon crumbles
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
Add the chicken in a layer in the bottom of a well-greased 9×13 baking dish.
Place the butter and flour in a saucepan over medium heat on the stove. Whisk until combined and the butter is melted.
Slowly whisk the milk into the mixture in the saucepan until well combined. Continue to saute until it thickens.
Remove from the heat and stir in the ranch dressing as well as salt and pepper to taste.
Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken in the baking dish.
Sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese over the sauce.
Layer the tater tots on top of the chicken mixture.
Bake for 20 minutes.
Remove and layer with the bacon crumbles and remaining cheddar cheese. Bake for another 15-20 minutes until the tater tots are cooked completely and crispy.