Chicken Noodle Casserole spooned onto a plate

Chicken Noodle Casserole

Chicken Noodle Casserole is all the comfort of chicken noodle soup and chicken casserole in just 45 minutes with a bonus cheese sauce and crispy topping kids will love!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Noodle Casserole, How To Make Chicken Noodle Casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 412 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 12 ounces egg noodles , uncooked
  • 2 chicken breasts , boneless skinless
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 20 ounces cream of chicken soup , (2 cans)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables , (corn, peas and carrots)
  • 20 Ritz Crackers , crushed into fine crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook the pasta 2 minutes shy of the directions then drain (do not rinse).
  3. Cut the chicken into 1" cubes and cook in a skillet on medium high heat with the olive oil.
  4. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked, then remove from the pan to a large mixing bowl.

  5. Add the pasta, salt, pepper, garlic, soup, milk, cheese and vegetables and carefully mix then place into a 9x13 baking dish.

  6. Add the Ritz crackers and butter to a small skillet on medium heat until the butter is melted, stirring occasionally until the cracker crumbs start to toast, about 2-3 minutes.

  7. Add the cracker crumbs over the chicken noodle mixture and bake for 30-35 minutes uncovered.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Noodle Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 862mg 36%
Potassium 409mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 8.7%
Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 21.6%
Iron 10.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.