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Creamy Chicken Casserole

Best Cheesy Chicken Casserole

This Creamy Chicken Casserole is made from scratch with healthy ingredients and ready in less than 30 minutes! Perfect weekday dish when you have a craving for something hearty.

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Casserole, creamy chicken casserole


  • 12 ounces egg noodles
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 pound cooked diced chicken
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed Ritz crackers
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 teaspoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease a 9×13 pan. Cook the egg noodles according to the package directions. Drain and add pasta to prepared pan.

  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Add in onion and saute 5 to 7 minutes, until softened. Stir in garlic and flour and cook 1 minute. Slowly pour in chicken broth and milk and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.

  3. Once the mixture has thickened, stir in peas, and chicken. Pour over pasta in the 9×13 pan. Add in cheddar cheese and toss to coat.

  4. In a small bowl, use a fork to mix together crushed crackers, parmesan, and olive oil. Sprinkle over the pasta.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes, until crackers are lightly browned. Serve hot.