Tested till perfect Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

Creamy Chicken Noodle Casserole

This casserole, full of tender juicy chicken and plump egg noodles in a creamy sauce, is lower in fat than a traditional chicken stroganoff because evaporated milk is used to make the sauce. Serve with brussels sprouts and a shredded carrot salad.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: © CanadianLiving.com

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp 1tspvegetable oil
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspsalt
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tsppepper
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspdried thyme
  • 1 lb 1lbsmall fresh mushroomfresh mushrooms, halved
  • 1 lb 1lbboneless skinless chicken breastboneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupchicken stock
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspcornstarch
  • 1 can (385 mL) 1can (385 mL)2% evaporated milk
  • 1 can (160 mL) 1can (160 mL) 2% evaporated milk
  • 5 cups 5cupsbroad egg noodles
  • 1 cup 1cupfrozen peas
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspDijon mustard
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Preparation

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme, stirring, for about 5 minutes or until onions are softened.Add mushrooms; cook over high heat, stirring for about 5 minutes or until browned.

Meanwhile, cut chicken into bite-size pieces; stir into skillet. Cook, stirring, for about 4 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Scrape chicken mixture into bowl; set aside.

In small bowl, whisk together stock and cornstarch, pour into skillet along with both cans evaporated milk. Cook over medium heat stirring, for about 5 minutes or until thickened.

Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook noodles for about 5 minutes or until almost tender. Drain well; return to pot. Add reserved chicken mixture, milk sauce, peas and mustard; stir gently to coat noodles. Pour into greased 8-inch (2 L) square baking dish. Cover with greased foil; bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for about 30 minates or until heated through.

 

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 570 pro 49g total fat 9g carb 72g
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