Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Cheesey Chicken and Noodle Casserole

This dish is very comforting on a nice cool July (who thought we would call July cool?) night...

The Menu:
Cheesey Chicken and Noodle Casserole

The Original Recipe:
This is my recipe adapted from another recipe that I had... I am writing my original :oD

Cheesey Chicken and Noodle Casserole
3 c Cooked chicken
1-12oz whole grain elbow macaroni
3 tbsp olivio butter
1/2 c Chopped celery
1/2 c Chopped onion
1/2 c. Chopped green pepper
1-28oz Fat Free Cream of Chicken soup
1 c Milk
1 1/2 c Velveeta
1/3 cup Colby and monteray jack cheese (may omit, but I like the stringy stuff, too)
Salt and pepper to taste
3/4 cup french fried onions

Boil chicken until cooked. Save the water to boil the noodles. Chop the cooked chicken into bite size pieces. In another pan, melt butter and saute' celery and onion and green pepper. Add chicken, soup, milk, cheeses, salt and pepper. Drain noodles and add to chicken mixture. Place in prepared baking dish and add french fried noodles to top of casserole. Bake in a greased baking 13x9 pan for 20 minutes at 350* or until bubbly.

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