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Keto chicken bacon ranch casserole is a cheesy dish that everyone will love! With minimal ingredients, this tasty dish is a quick and easy dinner option.
Chicken bacon ranch keto casserole is creamy dish that is full of flavor! It has bacon bites for that added crunch and the warm melted cheese that will keep you wanting more! Perfect for those quick family dinners or for a fun dish to bring to those family gatherings!
This casserole is a very versatile dish that is great to fit any families tastes and time frame. It can be a simple dish to make which is perfect for those busy family nights that require a quick dinner option.
The casseroles ingredients can also be slightly altered if you wanted to change things up a bit, not that it will need it, it is an insanely delicious casserole! With this casserole you can add things like green onions or you could even switch out the cheese. You can find more tips and ideas for this recipe as you keep reading below!
It is a great dish that can be made and enjoyed right away, or it can even be made in advance to enjoy later. If you wanted to prepare the dish in advance, you can store it in the refrigerator and reheat it later. You can simply reheat some of the casserole dish in the microwave for about a minute.
Ingredients for Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
- Cooked Chicken breast
- Garlic, minced
- Cooked cauliflower, steamer bags work great
- Ranch dressing
- Colby jack cheese
Pro Tip: For the cauliflower, using steamer bags are a tasty time saver option.
How to make Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
First step is to preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Then in a medium casserole dish add the chicken, bacon, garlic, cauliflower, ranch dressing, and half of the shredded cheese. Stir until combined well.
Once all the ingredients are well combined, you will then top the dish with the rest of the cheese. Finally, bake the dish for about 10-15 minutes, until cheese is melted on top.
What type of Chicken can you use?
With this low carb chicken bacon ranch casserole, you can really cook up any chicken you would like. There are so many different options when it comes to the chicken in this recipe!
If you are looking to save some time, try using your favorite precooked rotisserie chicken you can buy from the store! You could also try using any leftover cooked chicken you might have in the fridge to save some time.
Rotisserie chicken works great with this recipe but you can also use shredded chicken or even baked chicken. Boneless skinless chicken breasts that are cooked and cut up could also be a good option for this dish.
If you are looking for a different protein, or just do not have any chicken at home, you could always try switching it out for another protein. Another protein option you could try might be cooked turkey.
What are different ways to prepare the chicken?
One of the quickest ways to prepare the chicken for this recipe would be to buy a precooked rotisserie chicken from the store. With a store bought rotisserie chicken, you can shred the chicken and add it right in. Another quick option that was mentioned above would be to use any leftover chicken you might have. shred that chicken, and add it in.
If you wanted to cook the chicken yourself before adding it to the recipe here are some different ways you can prepare the chicken:
- Bake the chicken in an oven
- Cook the chicken in a slow cooker
- Cook your chicken in an instant pot
Pro Tip: If you are looking for a recipe on how to make chicken in an instant pot for this dish, for any other dish or for meal prep, check out this Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Breast.
- Don’t like Colby Jack cheese? Try switching it with a different cheese like, Parmesan or mozzarella. Pick your favorite cheese and try it out with this recipe!
- Use leftover cooked chicken or any precooked meat from the fridge as a time saver.
- Want to use a different vegetable with this dish? Try switching out the cauliflower with Broccoli!
- Try using precooked bacon as a time saver.
- If you were looking to meal prep and have you chicken already cooked, check out this guide for Keto Chicken Meal Prep!
If you enjoyed this recipe here are more you might like:
- Keto Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole
- Keto White Wine and Cheddar Cauliflower Cheese Casserole
- Low Carb Instant Pot Green Bean Casserole Recipe
- Cheddar Ranch Savory Fat Bombs
- Keto Broccoli and Cheese Casserole
Keto Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F
In a medium casserole dish add the chicken, bacon, garlic, cauliflower, ranch dressing, and half of the shredded cheese.
Stir until combined well.
Top with cheese.
Bake for about 10-15 minutes, until cheese is melted on top.