Comforting Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe
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Comforting Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe

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This rich casserole from Sylvia McCrone of Danville, Illinois is ideal comfort food for your family on a chilly spring night. Round out the menu with a favorite steamed vegetable for a hearty meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) cream-style corn
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Colby-Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 367 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 606 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook noodles according to package directions, adding the peas, celery and carrot during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain.
  2. Stir in the chicken, corn, soup, 1 cup cheese, onion, green and red peppers and pepper. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake 10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Noodle Casserole in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p61

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 367 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 606 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Mar. 27, 2014

Good recipe. I added more veggies because I like a decent amount in my dishes and added some 1/2 & 1/2 to make it a bit creamier. Overall a good meal for the family.

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2014

I didn't have creamed corn, so I added a can of regular corn and a can of cheddar cheese soup. Per the other reviews, I also sautéed the veggies first. This was great!!!!!

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

Added peas in step 2. Froz. peas don't need a lot of cooking time. Cut the noodles to 3-1/2 c, Too much pasta when served w/the ever present salad. This did not turn out dry but moist & delish.

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2012

This is really good but was a little dry and bland so I added broccoli and a can of Chicken broth and a little fresh garlic..I sauteed the peppers and onions slightly in olive oil. turned out really good!

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2012

My husband and I had this for dinner tonight and it was really yummy. I made a few minor changes. I sauteed the onions and peppers to soften prior to baking. I used 2 cans of soup. I used frozen peas and carrots and omitted the celery. And, I didn't use reduced fat either! Thanks for this recipe!

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