Kittencal’s Easy Tuna or Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe

Kittencal’s Easy Tuna or Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe

Total Time

00:45 mins

Preparation 00:20 mins

Cooking 00:25 mins

Recipe ingredients:

  • 6 ounces egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1⁄2-1 teaspoon garlic powder (or to taste, i use 1 teaspoon)
  • 3 -4 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese (optional)
  • 3⁄4 cup milk (or can use half-and-half cream)
  • 1⁄2 cup sour cream (can increase to to 3/4 cup)
  • 1⁄4-1⁄2 teaspoon seasoning salt (or to taste, or use white salt)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (can use 2 green onions)
  • 1⁄4 cup pimiento, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 large celery rib, diced
  • 1 (6 1/2 ounce) can tuna, drained and flaked (can add another 3 ounces for a more meatier casserole if desired, or use cooked chicken or turkey)
  • 12 -15 butter flavored crackers, broken in pieces (such as ritz crackers)

Preparation of the recipe:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Grease a 2-quart casserole dish.

Cook the egg noodles in boiling salted water; drain then toss with 2 tablespoons butter.

In a large saucepan, mix the undiluted mushroom soup, garlic powder, Parmesan cheese (if using) milk or half and half, sour cream, salt, pepper, chopped onion, pimiento, bell pepper and celery; cook over low heat, stirring frequently for 15 minutes.

Add in the tuna or chicken; mix to combine.

Combine the mixture with the cooked egg noodles.

Transfer to prepared greased baking dish.

Sprinkle top with the broken Ritz crackers.

Bake for about 25 minutes.

Source: Kittencal’s Easy Tuna or Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe