When fall approaches and the brand new faculty 12 months begins, households want some simple go-to recipes for weeknight meals. One thing that may enchantment to all the clan. Properly, right here you go! That is our fast and straightforward Hen Noodle Casserole.
It could be my new favourite, combining the very best flavors of Hen Noodle Soup and Hen Pot Pie…however in a dish that even the pickiest eaters can’t cease consuming! Combining hen with noodle something is only a consolation meals at its greatest.
It’s actually a one pot dish that you could put collectively in about 15-20 minutes earlier than baking. Even make this forward of time and reheat. What might be simpler?
The mix of the creamy soups, the cheese, the mayo, chunks of scrumptious hen, the chew sized pasta, and the colourful veggies are good. And topped with crispy panko, it’s actually a house run! Simply add a inexperienced salad on the facet and dinner is prepared very quickly.
Hen Casserole with Noodles
This Hen Noodle Casserole may be made “seasonal” with all sorts of enjoyable pasta shapes! Conventional noodle casseroles usually use an egg noodle, however I actually just like the small chew dimension items of our enjoyable pasta shapes. I used our Natural Farm Pasta since fall is sort of right here and everyone seems to be wishing these sizzling and humid summer time days would simply go away.
Discover the lovable cow formed pasta and crimson barn shapes…simply too cute! Your children can have enjoyable discovering the opposite hidden enjoyable shapes within the Natural Farm Pasta – pigs and chickens make an look too.
This is able to be a fantastic recipe for Thanksgiving week. Our Gobble Turkey Pasta together with your leftover chopped turkey as a substitute of hen – yum! And tremendous simple after the massive effort of cooking and coordinating Thanksgiving dinner.
Or for extra enjoyable, why not do this with ABC Pasta, Dinosaur Pasta, or for workforce occasions, our Soccer Pasta, Cheerleading, Music Pasta or no matter your sport or event. And in case you are watching your carbs, substitute our low carb Good Day Pasta, and get the bonus of extra fiber and protein as nicely! A lot of Pastabilities after we are speaking noodles!
Hen Noodle Casserole Recipe
Let’s break down the simplicity of this recipe and dig into the choices and shortcuts. You’ll begin out by cooking your pasta and setting it apart. Our pasta takes about 6 minutes to cook dinner, and, within the meantime, you’ll be able to start to get the opposite substances collectively. And word, for this recipe, I don’t salt the water as there’s loads of sodium within the soups and the extra seasonings.
Ingredient Shortcut Concepts:
- For the hen, pull aside and chop a rotisserie hen or purchase the already pulled and packaged rotisserie hen from Costco.
- Use canned hen when you have too, nevertheless it’s not my first selection!
- Recipe requires shredded cheddar cheese however attempt a cheddar mix to combine it up! We love the Sargento 4 state cheddar mix.
- Frozen peas and carrots are conventional, however you should utilize any frozen blended greens
- As a substitute of chopping an onion your self, go forward and however eh pre-chopped recent or frozen chopped onions!
- The panko breadcrumb topping is optionally available, however I believe it actually makes a distinction! A little bit crunch provides to the feel of every chew.
- If you’re serving particular person parts, add some further cheese and recent parsley on high.
After you will have loved our Hen Noodle Casserole, and you’re prepared for some extra “hen” concepts, attempt our Thai Hen Pasta or Southwest Hen Pasta with Avocado Sauce. Scrumptious and completely different flavors that your loved ones will love.
12 ounces Natural Farm Pasta
4 cups chopped cooked hen (I used rotisserie)
1 10 oz can Cream of Hen Soup
1 10 oz can Cream of Mushroom Soup
1 cup milk
½ cup mayonnaise
½ onion, finely diced
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese + extra for garnish
1 ½ cups frozen peas and carrots, or blended greens
½ t. garlic powder
½ t. onion powder
½ t. salt
¼ t. black pepper
2 T. chopped parsley + extra for garnish
½ cup panko breadcrumbs (optionally available)
4 T. salted butter (1/2 stick), melted (optionally available)
Preheat oven to 350 levels. Coat a 9” x 13” casserole dish or Pyrex with cooking spray.
Cook dinner pasta in line with bundle instructions, drain, and rinse with chilly water. Put aside.
In a big bowl, mix soups, milk, mayonnaise, onion, cheese, peas and carrots, 2 T. parsley and all seasonings. Combine till totally mixed. Add hen and stir. Add pasta and gently mix into combination. Modify seasonings to style.
Pour combination into ready dish. Sprinkle panko breadcrumbs on high. Drizzle melted butter over panko. (This panko topping step is optionally available, however really helpful)
Bake uncovered for half-hour, or till heated by way of. High with recent chopped parsley. Serve! You might also high particular person servings with further cheddar cheese if desired. Take pleasure in!