Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

Surfing around bloggie land a couple weeks back and I happened upon a chicken noodle casserole dish on my girl Anne’s Annie Bakes.  It looked so good I knew I had to grab the boys and throw together a version.

If you’ve been following along then you all know how I have recipe OCD so we switched things up a bit, but Anne is the inspiration behind this one…

Thanks Anne!

kid favorite recipes featured dinner    Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

WHAT YOU NEED:

1/2 T olive oil

1 onion diced

1/2 pound cubed bacon slab

1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts

3 cups water

2 cubes beef bouillon

1/2 cup white wine

1 spring thyme

1 package cooked ziti

1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted

1 cup sour cream

1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup dry sherry

S&P
1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

2 T melted butter

WHAT TO DO:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Spray 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.

In a medium saucepan heat olive oil and bacon until bacon is crispy.  Add in onions and cook for about 7-9 minutes, until onions are soft.  Set aside to cool while your chicken cooks.

kid favorite recipes featured dinner    Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

Place chicken, water, wine, thyme and bouillon cubes in large saucepan over medium high heat.

kid favorite recipes featured dinner    Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

Cook 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.  Drain liquid and discard;  cut chicken into cubes.

Combine cooked ziti and chicken in prepared casserole dish.

Combine soup, sour cream, Asiago cheese, mayonnaise, sherry, onion, bacon, and S&P in medium bowl:  mix well.

kid favorite recipes featured dinner    Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

Pour over pasta and chicken;  toss lightly.

kid favorite recipes featured dinner    Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

Toss Panko, Parmesan cheese and butter in small bowl.  Sprinkle over casserole.  Bake 30 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown.

Serve with crusty bread and a big ol’ salad and everyone is happy!

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Comments

  1. Wow.. that just sounds incredibly rich and decadent!! Must try this!!

  2. Oh yum! That is a great dish for a cold winter night in a winter that never ends… Thanks for the recipe!

  3. That looks delicious! However, it looks like it takes a long time to make so it might have to be a weekend meal.

  4. This looks so good! The bacon really sells it! Oh yummy!

  5. Hey! Thanks for the shout out, Alex! And I love your changes, I’ll hve to try them out myself–that’s what we food bloggers do best-change it up!! anne

  6. Wow baby! Anne, you’ve outdone yourself with this one. Alex, this looks fantabulous! Bacon, chicken and cheese all together in beautiful harmony? Sign me up!

  7. Ooh, that sounds great. We’ve been on a bit of a bacon kick.

  8. my gosh, you can come and cook for us anytime…every recipe you post, looks YUMMY!!! Love it!

  9. I love casseroles. Seriously.

  10. Now that does sound delicious. We must try it out. Glad I am not the only one with recipe OCD.

  11. That does sound good. My grandma has a recipe for a noodle casserole with…Kellogg’s flakes, what’s that cereal called? I am having a moment, not frosted flakes but….Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. Maybe I am more tired than I thought.

    LisaDay

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