Whether you are looking for a comfort food kind of dish or a quick week night meal, you can’t go wrong with this easy Rich & Creamy Chicken Noodle.
You most likely already have all the ingredients in your pantry and if not, it is a really inexpensive dish that will make four heaping portions.
What You’ll Need:
- 1 can cream of chicken
- 1 can cream of mushroom
- 1 can cream of celery
- 1 cup of (no salt added) chicken broth
- 1 (13 oz) can of chunk chicken breast
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
- 1/2 package of egg noodles
What did I tell you… you probably just went to your pantry and pulled all of those ingredients out. If not, like I mentioned before they are all super inexpensive ingredients to purchase. If you don’t like canned chicken, you can always substitute for 1 lb. of chicken tenderloins and cook them in a skillet with some olive oil prior to making this dish. Once they cook through, shred or chop the chicken to add. If you are a vegetarian and like the sound of the meal but don’t want to fall off the band wagon, simply replace the cream of chicken for a second can of cream of mushroom, chicken broth for vegetable broth, chicken for fresh or canned mushrooms.
To whip up this delicious dish in less than 30 minutes start boiling your pasta water. You will need about 4 – 6 cups of water and one tablespoon of salt to add once the water boils. After adding the salt, pour in half of the package of egg noodles. Boil for 7-8 minutes of until al dente.
While the water is boiling, place a 3 quart stainless steel sauté pan (with a lid) on the stove. If you don’t have a stainless steel pan you can always use a large skillet. Add the three cans of soup, DO NOT add water as some cans may suggest. Turn the heat on medium-high until the soups are easy to cream together. Reduce the heat to medium and add the broth and can of chicken breast. Whisk together to help break the chicken breast chunks up and distribute evenly. Add the salt and pepper.
Check the noodles as they should be almost done. Once they are cooked al dente, drain and add them to the soup. Stir and cover for 4-5 minutes to let the flavors coat the noodles. Serve immediately and garnish with more fresh pepper.
I hope you enjoy this rich and creamy meal that warm your belly and make you smile.
xo – M