4.84 from 6 votes
Review Recipe

Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Casserole, Main Course
Cuisine American
Cheesy Chicken Casserole is easy to make and everyone loves it! Pasta shells are tossed with chicken, peppers, onions, and mixed into a creamy cheesy sauce. Then topped with even more cheese and baked until melty and bubbly.
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  • 3 cups shell noodles uncooked
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 10 3/4 oz cream of chicken soup condensed
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 3 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese divided
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 4 oz mild green chiles
  • 3 cups cooked chicken

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  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cook shells al dente according to package directions.
  3. Cook onion and red bell pepper in butter until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in salt and chili powder.

  4. In a large bowl combine soup, onion mixture, milk and 2 cups cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese.  Mix well. Stir in chicken, pasta and green chiles.

  5. Spread into a 9x13 casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

  6. Bake 30-35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 649, Fat: 39g, Saturated Fat: 20g, Cholesterol: 138mg, Sodium: 1197mg, Potassium: 445mg, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 40g, Vitamin A: 1420%, Vitamin C: 18.4%, Calcium: 573%, Iron: 2.6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword Chicken casserole, chicken noodle, chicken noodle casserole