Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Noodle Casserole

This is a delicious and filling dinner. The original recipe called for a rotisserie chicken, 3 oz. of bacon bits, and frozen broccoli but I prefer making it with my own ingredients.

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Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Noodle Casserole

Ingredients:

6 slices of bacon cooked crisp, drained, and crumbled

1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 (10 oz.) can cream of chicken soup

1 cup sour cream

1 cup milk

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

2 cups boneless, skinless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces

4 cups cooked wide egg noodle pasta – cook the pasta al dente

2 cups broccoli that has been blanched and cooled

3/4 cup panko bread crumbs

2 tablespoons melted butter

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

Combine the soup, sour cream, milk, bacon, cheese, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

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Add the chicken, noodles and broccoli, stirring gently until they are well-coated with the soup mixture.

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Spray a 9×13-inch casserole dish with cooking spray or lightly grease the pan.

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Combine the breadcrumbs and butter in a small bowl. Evenly sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the casserole.

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Cover dish with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.

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Increase the temperature to 400ºF, uncover, and bake another 5-10 minutes or until the breadcrumbs are golden and the chicken is 165°.

Adapted from the recipe by the Daring Gourmet

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Author: Elizabeth

I'm a wife, mom, and grandma (known as Bam) who loves cooking, baking, gardening, and all things that go into making a cozy coop for my brood. I have a disability so you may pick up tips on how to do things when some things just don't work right!

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