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Chicken And Noodles In A Healthy Casserole

Chicken Noodle Casserole

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  • Author: Carelli
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Serving 1x


This Chicken and Noodle Casserole is a healthy twist on the classic dish. Chicken, egg noodles, carrots, and celery are mixed with a light cream sauce that has been seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and thyme for an amazing taste.


  • 2 1/2 cups diced chicken, about 2 small chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon Garlic Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 cups dry Rotini
  • 10.5 oz. cream of mushroom soup, (cream of chicken works well too)
  • 8 oz. sour cream, equal to one cup
  • 1/2 cup milk, any kind
  • 2 cups sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup regular cheddar, shredded
  • 1 cup French’s crispy fried onions


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Season the chicken with 1 tsp. Italian seasoning, 3/4 tsp. garlic salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper.
  3. Heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Toss the chicken and add the broccoli. Cook for 3-4 additional minutes, until the chicken is cooked through. Remove from heat.
  5. Cook the rotini for 1 minute less than al dente, refer to package for cooking time.
  6. Meanwhile, add the cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, milk, and 2 cups sharp white cheddar to the pot with the chicken & broccoli. Stir to combine.
  7. Drain the pasta and add it to the pot. Use a silicone spatula to gently mix until combined.
  8. If the pot isn't oven safe, transfer to a lightly greased 9 x 13 inch casserole dish and add the pasta mixture.
  9. Top with 1 cup regular cheddar. Cover and bake for 25 minutes.
  10. Remove cover and add crispy fried onions. Bake uncovered for 8 minutes. Serve with Garlic Bread with Cheese.
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Healthy Recipes