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yummy cheezy chicken casserole

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Deb Lund
Rhinelander, WI

Nothing like a warm casserole from the oven on a cool winter night. This is one of those recipes I created from what I had in the home after the holidays. My 3 men devoured it.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For yummy cheezy chicken casserole

  • 12 oz
    medium noodles
  • cooking spray, butter flavor
  • 1 lb
    diced cooked chicken, i use marketday diced tenderloins
  • 1/2 bag
    frozen sliced carrots thawed
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 c
    low fat sour cream
  • 6 oz
    sharp cheddar shredded (you can substitute low fat)
  • 1 c
    cottage cheese, small curd low fat
  • 1/4 c
    onion diced fine
  • 1 tsp
    dill weed
  • 3/4 c
    skim milk
  • 1
    small can of french fried onion
  • 1
    shredded cheddar for top

How To Make yummy cheezy chicken casserole

  • 1
    Spray a 9x15 or 9x13 pan with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350
  • 2
    Start the water boiling to cook noodles.
  • 3
    In a large bowl,combine Chicken,carrots,Soup, Sour cream, 6 oz shredded cheese, cottage cheese, onion and dill weed in a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • 4
    mix french fried onion and 1 cup shredded cheese together and set aside
  • 5
    Cook noodles per package directions. Do not overcook.
  • 6
    Drain the noodles. leave in pot and add ingredients from bowl and mix well.
  • 7
    Dump into pan. Pour milk evenly over casserole and use a fork to help it filter down.
  • 8
    Cover pan with foil and bake at 350 for about 40 minutes. If you use chicken which is not frozen the time will be less.
  • 9
    Remove from oven. Remove foil. Spread the onion cheese mix over top and put back into the oven uncovered for 15 minutes or until it is browned on top.
  • 10
    This is a hearty meal all by itself.