Chik’n Bacon Ranch Pasta Bake

Prep: 30 minutes | Serves 4

Ingredients

Chik’n Bacon Ranch Pasta Bake
  • 8-10 Alpha Foods Chik’n Nuggets
  • 2 cups plain plant-based milk
  • 1 tub plant-based cream cheese
  • 1 bag plant-based mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tbsp each fresh dill, chives, & parsley
  • 1 ½ tbsp each onion powder & garlic powder
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp fresh chives
  • Plant-based bacon
  • 1/2 pound noodles (we used fusilli)

Directions

  1. Cook your noodles and Alpha Nuggets according to package instructions. Drain the noodles and cut the Chik’n Nuggets into fourths when finished.
  2. In a pot, add your cream cheese, mozzarella, dill, chives, parsley, onion, garlic powder, plant-based milk, apple cider vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and whisk until melted.
  3. Add your noodles and chopped Chik’n Nuggets to the sauce and stir to combine, then transfer to a baking dish.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together your breadcrumbs, olive oil, 1 tsp garlic powder, and 2 tsp fresh chives (with salt to taste). Sprinkle over your pasta and broil on low until golden brown.
  5. Chop up your plant-based bacon finely and cook until browned. Sprinkle over the top when you take the pasta bake out of the oven. Serve hot and enjoy!