Creamy Chicken and Noodle Bake

Creamy Chicken and Noodle Bake


  • 1 bag (16 oz) egg noodles, cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 can (about 7.5 oz) peas, drained
  • 1 can (12.5 oz) canned chicken, drained
  • 1/4 cup milk (a splash)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Ritz crackers, crushed


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare Noodles:
    • Cook the egg noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. Combine Ingredients:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked egg noodles, cream of chicken soup, drained peas, canned chicken, and a splash of milk. Stir until well combined.
  4. Season:
    • Add salt and pepper to taste. Remember that the cream of chicken soup may already have some salt, so adjust accordingly.
  5. Transfer to Baking Dish:
    • Transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
  6. Cheese and Cracker Topping:
    • Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese evenly over the top of the noodle mixture.
    • In a separate bowl, crush the Ritz crackers and sprinkle them over the cheese.
  7. Bake:
    • Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the crackers are golden brown.
  8. Serve:
    • Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Enjoy:
    • Serve this delicious and easy Creamy Chicken and Noodle Bake as a comforting dinner option. Pair it with a side salad or steamed vegetables for a well-rounded meal.

This recipe is versatile, so feel free to customize it by adding your favorite herbs or vegetables. Enjoy your delightful and hassle-free dinner!

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