chicken noodle casserole

★★★★★ 1
By Janet Crow
from Quinwood, WV

This is one of my favorite recipes from my childhood. I have tweaked it just a bit from my Mamas version, but not much. It is just good ole comfort food that we all love and enjoy.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Oh, yum! This chicken noodle casserole is comfort food with a capital C! It's warm, creamy, and super hearty. Your family will love it. This casserole reminds us of a pot pie, just without the crust. We loved the pops of sweetness from corn, carrots, and peas. Macaroni soaks up the delicious cream of chicken and mushroom soups flavor. Bread crumbs on top give the crust a little crunch. Perfect dinner for a cold evening.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1
serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken noodle casserole

  • 6 oz
    large elbow macaroni
  • 3 c
    cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup (10.5 oz)
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup (10.5 oz)
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 c
    frozen peas and carrots, thawed
  • 1/2 c
    frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 c
    plain bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    Panko crumbs
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    butter

How To Make chicken noodle casserole

  • Draining cooked macaroni.
    1
    Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Creamed soup and seasonings in a bowl.
    2
    In a mixing bowl combine both soups and the seasoning.
  • Stirring in chicken, veggies, cheese, and noodles.
    3
    Stir in the chicken and veggies along with 1 cup of cheese. Stir in the noodles and combine well.
  • Pouring into a dish with cheese, bread crumbs, Panko, and butter.
    4
    Pour into a lightly greased 9x13 dish. Sprinkle the top with the remaining cheese, plain bread crumbs, and Panko. Dot the top with the butter.
  • Chicken casserole baking in the oven.
    5
    Cover with tinfoil and bake in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes. If you want to brown up the bread crumbs a little more pop it under the broiler for a minute or two.
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