Chicken Noodle Casserole

Total Time:
40 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
35 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup butter (2 tablespoons whole and 2 tablespoons melted)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups leftover filling from Chicken Pot Pies recipe
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 (16-ounce) package egg noodles, par-cooked and drained
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray casserole baking dish with cooking spray.

Melt 2 tablespoons of the whole butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook while constantly stirring for 2 minutes, to cook out the raw flour taste. Add the milk while whisking, until you have a smooth sauce. Stir in the chicken pot pie filling and bring to a simmer.

In a small bowl, add the bread crumbs, the 2 tablespoons of remaining melted butter, the parsley, and salt and pepper, to taste. Stir to combine and set aside.

In a large bowl combine the pot pie mixture and the noodles. Stir in the cheese and pour it into the casserole dish.

Sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the top of the casserole and bake until the top is golden brown, about 20 to 30 minutes.


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    I was confused about the noodles so my attempt didn't turn out so good, it was really bland. The (16-ounces) doesn't say if 16 ounces are the 1/2 you should use or if that is the package size from which you take 1/2. I used the whole 16 ounces in my package. Hopefully, if I try again 8 ounces will work out better.
    I would give this only 1/2 star if I could. So I tried it like butcherswifesd said and it was just one of the worst casserole's I have ever made. Also NO WHERE in this recipe' does Sandra give us a link to any pot pie, No link, No nothing !! So how are we suppose to know even where to begin looking !!
    All Sandra's recipes are on her show page list except the chicken noodle casserole which is within her directions for making the chicken pot pie recipe and is seen as Round 2 chicken noodle casserole. If you click on that it will take you to her recipe for it. It was right where she said it would be. Happy cooking !!
    I agree, it is inconvienent when they list an ingredient that is totally a product of another recipe, but its not the end of the world. I used this recipe as a guide with leftover chicken and it was great. Place 2 cups cooked chopped chicken in a 4 cup glass container, adding water until it measures 3 cups. Microwave 5 min on high. This is your broth. Follow directions for recipe substituting chicken for pot pie filling. I added 1 tesp poultry seasoning and 2 Tbsp chopped onions too. In the step adding pasta & cheese (I sub. spaghetti for egg noodles I added 2 cups thawed frozen mixed vegetables (you could use leftover vegetables of any kind. This way you saved more money by giving new life to left over chicken & vegies in your fridge you may have thrown out otherwise. This feeds 6. Also, remember the chicken/white sauce is "thickened" not "thick". The pasta will thicken it as it cooks. You dont want it dry. This recipe sounds harder then it is, try it.
    Seriously? How can you list a recipe, when one of the ingredients is "left over chicken pot pie filling" and you do not provide a link to that recipe. Unless I watched the show or go searching for the link, I don't know what this is.
    Yum! The flavors were absolutely wonderful. The only modifications I made was serving size since I was making it only for myself, and I added a few mushrooms since I had them on hand. I will make this one over and over again.
    Simple to prepare. Wonderful. My family loved it and I can't wait to make it again.
    I made this without making the pot pie filling first using leftovers of a Rotisserie Ckn from earlier in the week. First I deboned the Ckn. and diced meat.( approx. 3-4 cups chopped) I used the bones and wings of the Ckn and 3/12 C. H2O to make the broth by boiling for about 10 minutes. While I boiled the broth I sauteed the trinity.(onions, carrots, and celery) Next I added 2 T. butter and 1 T. Herb de Provence instead of poultry seasoning cooked for a few minutes and added 2 cups of broth and 1 1/2 C. milk to roux. I let cook for a few and then added a roasted red bell pepper , chopped chicken and 3/4 C. Parmesan cheese. Cooked this until nice and thick then added noodles. Also put a little Parmesan cheese in the topping. Will definitely make again.
    I find it very unfair to Sandra Lee to use this comments and review section to talk back and forth to one another using a 1 star rating no less. I was surprised to see such a low rating on this site for this dish so I began reading to find that it was more a forum than a review. The least you can do is use 5-star when your complaining about the site. It's unfair to the chef and the dish.
    Hey folks!!! If you look up above under the Recipe Name, next to "Episode:" and click on the Episode name, you'll find all the recipes from that episode. I always find all the recipes I look for, I don't understand the problem.
    I made this without making the chicken pot pie first. It was overwhelming, being that I don't cook much. In the end it was really worth it! It turned out really good and my husband was really impressed. I will make this again and plan my time a bit better next time.
    Are you going to post the rest of the recipies from this episode? Need the pot pie.
    Hey guys- Can we get the rest of Sandra Lee's recipes from 1-10-10
     posted. What seems to be the problem?
     
     Thanks.
     Cathy
    I enjoy all of the recipes I've tried from Sandra, is there a cookbook out with ALL HER money saving recipes, as the website doesn't seem to be accurate, to say the least. Thanks.
    I love Sandra's recipes. Where are her recipes? Please post them.
    All-Purpose Baking Mix:
     
      * 6 cups all-purpose flour
      * 3 tablespoons baking powder
      * 1 tablespoon salt
      * 3/4 cup shortening
     
     In the bowl of a food processor combine flour, baking powder and salt. Pulse for 15 seconds. Add shortening and pulse until mixture is similar in texture to cornmeal. If you do not have a food processor sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt into a large bowl. Cut in the shortening with a fork or pastry blender until mixture is similar in texture to cornmeal.
     
     Use in recipes that call for Bisquick or all-purpose baking mix.
     
     Yield: 7 cups
     
     *Taken from Taste of Home Community
    I had to comment when I noticed the "recipe" problem. When there is a web-site problem, scroll down the page to a tiny area titled "contact us". I know from experience that these people are responsive and helpful every time! Don't be discouraged when you receive the first note from them...it's just an acknowledgement. The next one will get the information you need. Now my confession:- I only looked at the comments because I couldn't understand how a recipe could receive 28 one-star comments ! Poor Sandra Lee ! None of this is her fault.
    I'm not getting the chicken pot pie recipe and the peanut butter and jelly pancakes.How can I find it? Thank you Definately 5 star by the sound of it
    Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup
     
     Soup:
     1/2 onion, small dice
     3 stalks celery, small dice
     1 Tablespoon canola oil
     2 teaspoons crushed garlic
     1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
     Salt, to taste
     Pepper, to taste
     1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
     2 cans vegetable broth (looked like 14 to 15 ounce size cans)
     Grilled Cheese:
     8 slices bread
     Butter
     8 slices American cheese
     8 Tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
     
     Soup: Saute the onion and celery in the canola oil. Add the remaining soup ingredients. Cover and simmer.
     
     Reserve 2 cups of hot mixture for her Round Two Recipe. Working in batches, place the hot mixture into a blender (DO NOT fill over half full - heat expands and can blow the lid off the blender if too full). Cover the top of the blender with a kitchen towel, hold the top of the blender down with your hand, and process the soup. Pour each batch back into a warm saucepan over heat while processing remaining batches.
     
     Sandwich: Butter one side of each slice of the bread. Place 4 slices butter-side down on hot grill. Top each with 1 slice of the American cheese, then a generous 2 Tablespoons shredded cheddar, another slice of American cheese, and a slice of bread, butter-side up.
     
     Once the bottom of the sandwich is browned, flip it over, and heat till browned and the cheese is melted.
    I am watching the program now. So here is how Sandra is making the pot pie.
     
     2 chicken breast, bone in, boiled. Cut into small pieces. save water
     
     In pan cook-
     1 tbls. canola oil in pan, half a med. onoin chopped, 3 stalks of celery sliced ,2 sliced carrots, salt and pepper.
     next add flour (didn't say how much) for thickener, and 1/2 tsp. poultry seasoning and tsp. fresh thyme and stir.
     add water from boiling chicken. About 5 cups. Then add the chopped chicken.
     Last add one cup of frozen peas and stir.
     
     Roll out pie crust from box mix, forming 4 rounds. Fill ramikins reserving 2 cups of filling for R2R. Place crust on top, brush with milk, crimp, add 3 slits.
     Bake 350 for 40 to 45 min.
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