Chicken Noodle Casserole

Enjoy this delicious chicken and noodle casserole - perfect for a hearty dinner.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

4
cups uncooked egg noodles (8 ounces)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
3
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) ready-to-serve chicken broth
1
can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
1
package (10 ounces) frozen green peas
1
can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 Heat oven to 350º. Butter 3-quart casserole. Cook noodles as directed on package, except cook 2 minutes less than package directions.
  • 2 While noodles are cooking, heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion and celery in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Drain noodles; place in casserole. Top with chicken mixture. Cover and bake 30 minutes; stir. Bake uncovered about 15 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed.

Expert Tips

To make this casserole ahead: Cover the baked casserole with aluminum foil. Freeze it no longer than 2 months. About 1 hour before serving, heat oven to 350º. Bake in covered casserole 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until hot.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.