Cheap Chicken Noodle Casserole


A mixture of chicken, soup, milk, peas and carrots baked with egg noodles, cheese and bread. My husband hates tuna, so I improvised my mom's tuna casserole recipe. Both he and my brother-in-law love it!

a close up view looking into the corner of a teal baking dish of cheap chicken noodle casserole
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
4 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package egg noodles, cooked

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into cubes

  • 1 tablespoon minced onion

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup

  • 1 ¼ cups milk

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can peas and carrots, drained

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • paprika to taste

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 4 slices Monterey Jack cheese

  • 4 slices soft white bread, cubed


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread cooked egg noodles in a 9x13 inch baking dish and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, saute cubed chicken meat with onion for about 7 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. Add the soup, milk, peas and carrots and stir together. Season with salt and pepper, paprika and chili powder to taste. Stir until just bubbly and remove from heat.

  3. Stir chicken mixture into noodles in baking dish until well combined; top with cheese slices, then bread cubes.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 30 minutes or until bread is toasted; serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

463 Calories
18g Fat
45g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 463
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 1165mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 388mg 30%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 489mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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