Rooster Noodle Casserole – The Pasta Shoppe

When fall approaches and the brand new college 12 months begins, households want some simple go-to recipes for weeknight meals.  One thing that can attraction to your entire clan.  Nicely, right here you go!  That is our fast and simple Rooster Noodle Casserole. 

Baked Chicken noodle casserole in white ceramic baking dish.

It may be my new favourite, combining the perfect flavors of Rooster Noodle Soup and Rooster Pot Pie…however in a dish that even the pickiest eaters can’t cease consuming! Combining hen with noodle something is only a consolation meals at its finest.

It’s actually a one pot dish which you can put collectively in about 15-20 minutes earlier than baking.  Even make this forward of time and reheat.  What could possibly be simpler?

Serving of chicken noodle casserole on white plate.

The mix of the creamy soups, the cheese, the mayo, chunks of scrumptious hen, the chew sized pasta, and the colourful veggies are excellent. And topped with crispy panko, it’s actually a house run!  Simply add a inexperienced salad on the aspect and dinner is prepared very quickly. 

Rooster Casserole with Noodles

This Rooster Noodle Casserole will be made “seasonal” with all sorts of enjoyable pasta shapes!  Conventional noodle casseroles usually use an egg noodle, however I actually just like the small chew measurement items of our enjoyable pasta shapes.  I used our Natural Farm Pasta since fall is nearly right here and everyone seems to be wishing these scorching and humid summer time days would simply go away.

close up of cow shaped pasta with casserole on spoon

Discover the cute cow formed pasta and purple barn shapes…simply too cute!  Your children may have enjoyable discovering the opposite hidden enjoyable shapes within the Natural Farm Pasta – pigs and chickens make an look too.

This could be an awesome recipe for Thanksgiving week.  Our Gobble Turkey Pasta along with your leftover chopped turkey as an alternative of hen – yum!  And tremendous simple after the large effort of cooking and coordinating Thanksgiving dinner.

Plate of casserole with Organic Farm Pasta box and casserole dish in background,

Or for extra enjoyable, why not do that with ABC Pasta, Dinosaur Pasta, or for group occasions, our Soccer Pasta, Cheerleading, Music Pasta or no matter your sport or event.  And if you’re watching your carbs, substitute our low carb Good Day Pasta, and get the bonus of extra fiber and protein as effectively!  Plenty of Pastabilities after we are speaking noodles!

Rooster Noodle Casserole Recipe

Let’s break down the simplicity of this recipe and dig into the choices and shortcuts.  You’ll begin out by cooking your pasta and setting it apart.  Our pasta takes about 6 minutes to cook dinner, and, within the meantime, you’ll be able to start to get the opposite components collectively.  And word, for this recipe, I don’t salt the water as there may be loads of sodium within the soups and the extra seasonings.

Overhead shot of plate of chicken noodle casserole highlighting pasta shapes.

Ingredient Shortcut Concepts:

  • For the hen, pull aside and chop a rotisserie hen or purchase the already pulled and packaged rotisserie hen from Costco
  • Use canned hen you probably have too, but it surely’s not my first alternative!
  • Recipe requires shredded cheddar cheese however attempt a cheddar mix to combine it up! We love the Sargento 4 state cheddar mix.
  • Frozen peas and carrots are conventional, however you should utilize any frozen blended greens
  • As a substitute of chopping an onion your self, go forward and however eh pre-chopped contemporary or frozen chopped onions!
  • The panko breadcrumb topping is non-compulsory, however I feel it actually makes a distinction!  A little bit crunch provides to the feel of every chew. 
  • If you’re serving particular person parts, add some further cheese and contemporary parsley on prime. 
Large casserole with close up of a bite on a spoon featuring the barn shaped pasta.

After you could have loved our Rooster Noodle Casserole, and you might be prepared for some extra “hen” concepts, attempt our Thai Rooster Pasta or Southwest Rooster Pasta with Avocado Sauce.  Scrumptious and completely different flavors that your loved ones will love.

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12 ounces Natural Farm Pasta

4 cups chopped cooked hen (I used rotisserie)

1 10 oz can Cream of Rooster Soup

1 10 oz can Cream of Mushroom Soup

1 cup milk

½ cup mayonnaise

½ onion, finely diced

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese + extra for garnish

1 ½ cups frozen peas and carrots, or blended greens

½ t. garlic powder

½ t. onion powder

½ t. salt

¼ t. black pepper

2 T. chopped parsley + extra for garnish

½ cup panko breadcrumbs (non-compulsory)

4 T. salted butter (1/2 stick), melted (non-compulsory)


Preheat oven to 350 levels.  Coat a 9” x 13” casserole dish or Pyrex with cooking spray.

Cook dinner pasta in accordance with bundle instructions, drain, and rinse with chilly water. Put aside.

In a big bowl, mix soups, milk, mayonnaise, onion, cheese, peas and carrots, 2 T. parsley and all seasonings.  Combine till completely mixed.  Add hen and stir.  Add pasta and gently mix into combination.  Alter seasonings to style.

Pour combination into ready dish.  Sprinkle panko breadcrumbs on prime.  Drizzle melted butter over panko. (This panko topping step is non-compulsory, however really helpful)

Bake uncovered for half-hour, or till heated by way of.  Prime with contemporary chopped parsley.  Serve!  You might also prime particular person servings with extra cheddar cheese if desired.  Take pleasure in!

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