Creamy chicken casserole in white baking dish with wooden spoon.
Print Recipe
4.82 from 11 votes

Creamy Chicken Casserole

This Creamy Chicken Casserole has a made-from-scratch sauce and a crunchy parmesan Ritz topping that takes it over the top. Your family will love this easy dinner!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Casserole, Chicken Noodle Casserole
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 712kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces egg noodles
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 pound cooked diced chicken
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 teaspoons olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease a 9x13 pan. Cook the egg noodles according to the package directions. Drain and pour pasta to prepared pan.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Add in onion and saute 5 to 7 minutes, until softened. Stir in garlic and flour and cook 1 minute. Slowly pour in chicken broth and milk, season with salt and pepper, and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.
  • Once mixture has thickened, stir in peas, cheddar cheese, and chicken. Turn off the heat and stir until cheese has melted. Pour over pasta in the 9x13 pan.
  • In a small bowl, use a fork to mix together crushed crackers, parmesan, and olive oil. Sprinkle over the pasta.
  • Bake in the preheated oven, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes, until crackers are lightly browned. Serve hot.

Video

Nutrition

Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 912mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1237IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 473mg | Iron: 3mg