Thursday, October 21, 2010

Chicken Noodle Casserole

This recipe is total comfort food. 
SOOOO yum. 

It's nothing special, really. Just chicken & pasta & veggies. But it was the perfect thing to make when hubby & I are both feeling a little under-the-weather. Felt good on my sore throat, too.

Another great thing is that it came from my Betty Crocker 300-Calorie Cookbook. Every recipe in this book has less than 300 calories (per serving...i didn't catch that part at first. Ha!). So this one has 280 calories per serving & it is pretty durn good! It's super easy to make, too (though it does take about 45 minutes to bake). 

Sorry i do not have a picture of the recipe! Trust me...it looks & tastes delicious! 

Chicken-Noodle Casserole
makes 7 servings

4 cups egg noodles (8 ounces)
1 medium onion, chopped (1.5 cup)
2 medium celery stalks, sliced (1 cup)
2.5 cups cut-up cooked chicken breast (i used a rotisserie)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 can (14 ounces) chicken broth
1 can (10.75 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
1 package (9 ounces) frozen baby sweet peas
1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained (i actually forgot these! oops!)
Romano cheese (i added this myself, because i am obsessed with cheese.) 

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 3-quart casserole dish with cooking spray. 

2. Cook noodles as direted on package, using minimum cook time. Meanwhile, spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Add onion & celery, cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients. 

3. Drain noodles; place is casserole dish. Top with chicken mixture. (That is the cookbook's instructions. I mixed it all together before putting it in the casserole dish. Yes, on purpose.) :)

4. Cover & bake 30 minutes. Stir, then bake uncovered about 15 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed. (I sprinkled about 1/2 cup romano cheese on top before baking for the last 15 minutes). 



  1. YUM! Once I have my hubby home to eat bunches I will definitely be trying this recipe!

  2. Sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing.

  3. That sounds good! I'll have to try it!

  4. Tuna noodle casserole is definitely one of my ultimate favorite meals. mmmmmm.


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