Creamy Chicken and Noodle Casserole



  • 3 Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 Bag of Egg Noodles
  • Stove Top Stuffing Savory Herbs
  • 2 cans of mixed veggies, drained (mixed and medley)
  • 1/2 can of value-size Heinz chicken gravy
  • 1 family-sized can of cream of chicken soup
  • Salt, butter, garlic seasoning, and water


  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat the oven to 400°F while you prepare the ingredients.
  2. Boil and Shred Chicken:
    • Boil the chicken breasts in a pot with water, adding butter, salt, and garlic seasoning.
    • Once cooked, shred the chicken and place it in a baking pan with about half a cup of the water it was boiled in.
  3. Cook Noodles:
    • Boil the egg noodles in the leftover chicken water. Add more water if necessary.
    • Cook the noodles for 8-10 minutes, leaving them slightly underdone as they will continue to cook in the oven. Drain the noodles.
  4. Combine Ingredients:
    • In the same baking pan with the shredded chicken, add the cooked noodles, drained mixed veggies, Heinz chicken gravy, and cream of chicken soup.
    • Season with salt and garlic seasoning to taste.
    • Mix all the ingredients in the pan until well combined.
  5. Prepare Stuffing:
    • Prepare the Stove Top Stuffing Savory Herbs according to the instructions on the package.
  6. Assemble Casserole:
    • Spread the prepared stuffing evenly over the chicken and noodle mixture in the pan.
  7. Cheese Topping:
    • Sprinkle cheddar cheese generously over the stuffing.
  8. Bake:
    • Bake the casserole in the preheated oven at 400°F for approximately 35 minutes or until the stuffing is crispy and the cheese is melted and golden.
  9. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Once baked, remove the casserole from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
    • Serve portions and enjoy your delicious creamy chicken and noodle casserole!

Note: This recipe yields enough to feed a family of four with leftovers for the next day. Adjust quantities based on your family size or preferences.

  1. Can I use a different type of noodle? Certainly! You can experiment with different types of noodles based on your preference. Just be mindful of adjusting cooking times accordingly.
  2. Can I use fresh vegetables instead of canned? Absolutely! Feel free to use fresh vegetables instead of canned ones. Chop them into bite-sized pieces and cook them slightly before adding to the casserole.
  3. Can I prepare this casserole ahead of time? Yes, you can assemble the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it. Bake it when ready, but you may need to add a few extra minutes to the baking time.
  4. What can I substitute for the Stove Top Stuffing Savory Herbs? If you don’t have the specified stuffing, you can use any stuffing mix or even make your own with breadcrumbs, herbs, and melted butter.
  5. Can I freeze the leftovers? Yes, you can freeze the leftover casserole. Ensure it’s well-wrapped to prevent freezer burn. Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating.
  6. How do I reheat the leftovers? Reheat the leftovers in the oven at a lower temperature (around 325°F) to ensure even heating. Cover with foil to prevent drying out.
  7. What sides go well with this casserole? Serve the casserole with a side salad, steamed vegetables, or a light soup for a well-balanced meal.
  8. Can I add more cheese on top? Absolutely! If you’re a cheese lover, feel free to add more cheddar or experiment with different types of cheese for a gooey and cheesy topping.
  9. Is there a substitute for cream of chicken soup? You can use cream of mushroom soup or cream of celery soup as alternatives if you prefer or have dietary restrictions.
  10. Can I use rotisserie chicken instead of boiling chicken breasts? Yes, using pre-cooked rotisserie chicken is a time-saving option. Simply shred the rotisserie chicken and proceed with the recipe.

Feel free to tailor the recipe to your preferences and dietary needs!

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