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French Onion Chicken Casserole

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French’s crispy fried onions.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.



French Onion Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe using precooked shredded chicken.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

This tasty casserole has a base of caramelized onions, shredded chicken and egg noodles all tossed in onion soup and cream of chicken soup and then topped with shredded mozzarella, parmesan and French’s crispy fried onions.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

This French onion casserole takes about an hour from start to finish and serves six people.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

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To make this casserole, I started by dumping some butter into a large pot over medium heat.

butter in a large pot

Once the butter was melted, I added some diced yellow onions to the pan.

diced onions added to a pot with melted butter

I stirred the onions and butter together well.

diced onions cooking in butter in a pot

I left the onions to cook, stirring occasionally, until they were nicely browned.

caramelized diced onions in a large pot

Then I added some water and a packet of onion soup mix to the pot.

onion soup mix added to pot with water and cooked onions

I whisked the water and soup mix together well.

onion soup in a pot

Then I added some egg noodles to the pot.

uncooked egg noodles added to pot with onion soup mixture

I spread the noodles out so that they were all as submerged in the liquid as possible.

uncooked egg noodles in onion soup in a pot

Then I placed a lid on the pot and left the noodles to cook, stirring occasionally, for seven minutes.

After seven minutes, I removed the lid and stirred well.

egg noodles cooking in a pot

Then I turned off the heat and added some condensed cream of chicken soup, salt and pepper to the pot.

condensed cream of chicken soup and spices on top of egg noodles in a pot

I stirred until all of the noodles were coated in the cream of chicken soup.

cooked egg noodles tossed in cream of chicken soup

Then I added some cooked, shredded chicken to the pot.

shredded chicken on top of cooked egg noodles in a pot

I stirred the shredded chicken and noodles together well.

chicken and egg noodles in a pot

Then I dumped the mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.

chicken and egg noodles in a baking dish

I dumped some shredded mozzarella and shredded parmesan into a mixing bowl.

shredded mozzarella and shredded Parmesan in a mixing bowl

Then I added some French’s crispy fried onions to the mixing bowl.

crispy fried onions on top of shredded cheese in a mixing bowl

I stirred the shredded cheese and crispy onions together.

shredded cheese and crispy fried onions in a mixing bowl

Then I sprinkled the cheese and fried onions mixture on top of the noodles in the baking dish.

shredded cheese and crispy fried onions on top of chicken casserole

I covered the baking dish with aluminum foil and placed it in the oven for twenty minutes.

After twenty minutes I removed the foil from the dish.

French onion chicken casserole after removing foil

I continued baking the casserole for five minutes uncovered to crisp up the onions on top.

Then I removed the casserole from the oven.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

I sliced and served the French onion casserole immediately.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

 

This chicken and egg noodle casserole loaded with cheese is sure to please the whole family.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious chicken casserole recipe, then you need to try this French Onion Chicken Casserole!

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This French Onion Chicken Casserole:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups diced yellow onions
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 oz Lipton onion soup mix
  • 10 oz uncooked egg noodles
  • 10.5 oz condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups French’s crispy fried onions

How to Make French Onion Chicken Casserole:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Dump the butter into a large pot over medium heat.
  3. Once the butter is completely melted, add the diced onions to the pot.
  4. Stir the onions and butter together.
  5. Leave the onions to cook, stirring occasionally, until they are golden brown. About 12 minutes.
  6. Add the water and onion soup mix to the pot and whisk well.
  7. Add the egg noodles to the pot and push them around so that they are as submerged in the liquid is possible.
  8. Place a lid on the pot and leave the noodles to cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes.
  9. After 7 minutes remove the lid and stir well.
  10. Add the cream of chicken soup, salt and pepper to the pot.
  11. Stir until all of the noodles are coated in the chicken soup.
  12. Add the shredded chicken to the pot and stir well again.
  13. Dump the chicken and noodle mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  14. Dump the shredded mozzarella and shredded parmesan into a mixing bowl.
  15. Add the crispy fried onions to the mixing bowl.
  16. Stir the shredded cheese and fried onions together.
  17. Sprinkle the shredded cheese and fried onion mixture on top of the noodle mixture in the baking dish.
  18. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and place it in the oven.
  19. Bake the casserole covered for 20 minutes.
  20. After 20 minutes remove the foil and continue baking uncovered for 5 minutes just to crisp up the onions.
  21. Remove the dish from the oven and sliced and serve the casserole immediately,
  22. Enjoy!

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Yield: 6 people

French Onion Chicken Casserole

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

French Onion Chicken Casserole is a hearty casserole recipe loaded with shredded chicken, egg noodles, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese and French's crispy fried onions.

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups diced yellow onions
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 oz Lipton onion soup mix
  • 10 oz uncooked egg noodles
  • 10.5 oz condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups French's crispy fried onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Dump the butter into a large pot over medium heat.
  3. Once the butter is completely melted, add the diced onions to the pot.
  4. Stir the onions and butter together.
  5. Leave the onions to cook, stirring occasionally, until they are golden brown. About 12 minutes.
  6. Add the water and onion soup mix to the pot and whisk well.
  7. Add the egg noodles to the pot and push them around so that they are as submerged in the liquid is possible.
  8. Place a lid on the pot and leave the noodles to cook, stirring occasionally, for 7 minutes.
  9. After 7 minutes remove the lid and stir well.
  10. Add the cream of chicken soup, salt and pepper to the pot.
  11. Stir until all of the noodles are coated in the chicken soup.
  12. Add the shredded chicken to the pot and stir well again.
  13. Dump the chicken and noodle mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  14. Dump the shredded mozzarella and shredded parmesan into a mixing bowl.
  15. Add the crispy fried onions to the mixing bowl.
  16. Stir the shredded cheese and fried onions together.
  17. Sprinkle the shredded cheese and fried onion mixture on top of the noodle mixture in the baking dish.
  18. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and place it in the oven.
  19. Bake the casserole covered for 20 minutes.
  20. After 20 minutes remove the foil and continue baking uncovered for 5 minutes just to crisp up the onions.
  21. Remove the dish from the oven and sliced and serve the casserole immediately,
  22. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 535Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 1567mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 3gSugar: 7gProtein: 27g

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Rachelle

Sunday 25th of April 2021

This one is so worth the try. Definitely saving this recipe! Thank you so much for sharing. My husband loved it.

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