Buffalo chicken tortellini skillet

Heather Disarro

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Buffalo chicken tortellini skillet is a perfect weeknight dinner all in one place. Toast some tortellini and toss with chopped chicken, ricotta and Buffalo sauce for an unforgettable meal!

Buffalo chicken tortellini skillet

Buffalo chicken tortellini skillet

Serves 4


  • 2 cups chopped roasted chicken breast
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup Buffalo hot sauce
  • 12 ounces fresh tortellini pasta
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Heat a 10-inch ovenproof skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the oil, celery and carrot and stir to combine.
  3. Cook for about 8 minutes until the vegetables start to become tender.
  4. While the vegetables are cooking, bring a large pot of water to boil.
  5. Cook the tortellini according to package directions until al dente, about 6 to 7 minutes.
  6. When the tortellini are done, drain them and add to the skillet along with the chopped chicken and Buffalo sauce.
  7. Stir to combine and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Turn the oven on to broil.
  9. While the skillet ingredients are cooking, stir together the ricotta and ranch dressing.
  10. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the ricotta mixture.
  11. Sprinkle the skillet with mozzarella cheese and place under the broiler for about 3 to 5 minutes until the cheese is golden and bubbly.
  12. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.