Pasta casseroles are the epitome of comfort food, combining the warmth of baked dishes with the rich flavors of sauces and fillings. Our Easy Creamy Chicken Alfredo Casserole is no exception. With layers of tender chicken, creamy Alfredo sauce, and perfectly cooked egg noodles, this casserole is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just looking for a quick weeknight meal, this dish is bound to impress. Let’s embark on this culinary journey and create a pasta masterpiece.
- 1 package no-yolk egg noodles (12 oz)
- 1 jar Ragu Alfredo sauce (16 oz)
- 1 can Stokely’s peas (or any brand), drained (15 oz)
- 12 oz pre-cooked chicken, either in strips or cubes
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper, adjusted to your preference
- 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers, crushed
- Start by cooking the egg noodles as per the instructions provided on the package. Once cooked, drain the water and set aside.
- In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the jar of Alfredo sauce and sour cream until they’re well combined. Add garlic and Parmesan cheese to this mixture and blend well.
- Incorporate the chicken and peas into the sauce mixture.
- Gently fold the cooked egg noodles into the sauce, ensuring the noodles are well-coated and evenly distributed.
- Pour the creamy noodle mixture into a sprayed 9×13 casserole dish.
- In a small bowl, mix together the crushed Ritz crackers and melted butter. Spread this mixture over the top of the casserole to create a crunchy layer.
- Bake the casserole in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 35 minutes or until the top turns golden brown.
- Variations: You can experiment with different brands of peas if you can’t find the suggested brand. Rotisserie chicken from your local store can also be a quick and flavorful substitute.
- Serving Suggestions: This casserole pairs wonderfully with a fresh garden salad or some steamed vegetables on the side.
Indulge in the creamy, hearty flavors of this Easy Creamy Chicken Alfredo Casserole and let every bite transport you to a world of culinary delight. If you’ve fallen in love with this recipe, remember to share it with your friends and spread the joy!