Chicken Noodle Casserole

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 187


4 cups , uncooked egg noodles, (8 ounces)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2 medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
3 cups cut-up cooked chicken
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) chicken broth
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
1 package (10 ounces) frozen green peas
1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained


1. Heat oven to 350°. Butter 3-quart casserole. Cook noodles as directed on package--except cook 2 minutes less than package directions.

2. While noodles are cooking, heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion and celery in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients.

3. Drain noodles place in casserole. Top with chicken mixture. Cover and bake 30 minutes stir. Bake uncovered about 15 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed.

TO MAKE AHEAD: Cover baked casserole with aluminum foil. Freeze no longer than 2 months. About 1 hour before serving, heat oven to 350°. Bake in covered casserole 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until hot.

Lois K. shares her Recipe "This is a marvelous comfort food, and I ate it many times while I was on chemo. I often take this casserole to potluck dinners, and everybody loves it!"

Recipes that are high in fiber, such as this one, can help with constipation. Increase fluid intake and activity level, if you can
tolerate it, to help relieve severe constipation. At times, you may need a stool softener or laxative-consult your doctor.

NUTRITION FACTS: High in iron and folic acid good source of fiber
1 Serving: Calories 280 (Calories from Fat 100) Fat 11g (Saturated 3g) Cholesterol 75mg Sodium 910mg Potassium 390mg Carbohydrate 27g (Dietary Fiber 4g) Protein 25g % DAILY VALUE: Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 4% Calcium 4% Iron 20% Folic Acid 18% Magnesium 10% DIET EXCHANGES: 2 Starch, 3 Very Lean Meat, 1 Fat

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From "Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook." Text Copyright 2005 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 187
Calories from Fat: 36

This Chicken Noodle Casserole recipe is from the Betty Crocker's Living With Cancer Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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