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Chicken Macaroni Casserole - One Dish Dinner

USAFireAndRescue's picture
Quick, easy and delicious casserole. Great way to use up leftover chicken or turkey.
  Cooked chicken/Cooked turkey 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Shredded cheddar cheese 4 Ounce
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of chicken soup 10 3⁄4 Ounce (1 can)
  Elbow macaroni 7 Ounce, uncooked
  Mushroom pieces 4 Ounce, undrained (1 can)
  Diced pimentos 2 Ounce, undrained (1 jar)

1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2.Take a 11/7 or 2 quart casserole dish and mix together all the ingredients .
3.Cover it with a foil and bake in the oven for about 55 minutes or until the macaroni is done.

4.Serve hot and enjoy.

Left over chicken can be used for this recipe.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
For all those who prefer utilizing leftover chicken in the best possible way, this chicken macaroni casserole is a great solution. Here the chef shows very simple way of combining leftover chicken with macaroni, mushrooms and tomatoes to make a mouth-watering casserole. The best part of this dish is that it will require very little clean up, because it is prepared and baked in the same dish.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2102 Calories from Fat 832

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 93 g142.4%

Saturated Fat 41 g204.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 334.3 mg111.4%

Sodium 3966.2 mg165.3%

Total Carbohydrates 189 g62.9%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.3%

Sugars 24.1 g

Protein 120 g240.5%

Vitamin A 99.2% Vitamin C 87.4%

Calcium 115% Iron 61.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Anonymous's picture
Wow! I am sure I am gonna love this mac in chicken soup combination. The use of mushroom is also inviting. However, I would try this out with some dried herbs, as I love them in all my dishes. Thanks! :)
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi! Mmmm... dried herbs would go great in this! Hope you can try out this recipe. Quick, easy and very little cleanup! That's my favorite way to cook, ha ha. Hope you are well! Thank you for watching and writing! Have a beautiful day!
Anonymous's picture
Same here Amy, messy cooking is something I hate! :) And I have been trying some of your recipes lately and I loved them all, mainly for the reason that they are all simple and moreover, yummy too! The way you present the video is also very interesting! :)
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Thank you so much for the kind words. I really appreciate it. I just wish I wouldn't get so nervous doing these videos, ha ha. I'm always messing up. I usually have more bloopers than actual content, lol. Thank you again for taking the time to write me. Hope you have a beautiful weekend! Hugs to you and yours...
Ginger.Rose's picture
Chicken Macaroni Casserole with shredded cheese looks like a big hit already at my delicious family dinner table! The cooking method seems easy as well.Can I add baby corns to this Chicken Macaroni Casserole dish?
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi Ginger Rose! How are you? Thank you for watching and writing in! This is an easy recipe with very little cleanup. Baby Corns? I never thought of that! That is an excellent idea!!! I'm sure it will go great in this recipe. Thank you for the wonderful suggestion! I love tweaking and changing up recipes! Hope you have a great weekend. Big hugs to you!
Anonymous's picture
Hi Amy, I watched almost all your videos here on ifood. They're all very simple to prepare and looks so yummy...I am gonna try this chicken macaroni casserole sometime soon and am sure it will be as tastier as other recipes of yours...!!
USAFireAndRescue's picture
Hi! Thank you so much for watching my videos and for commenting. I truly appreciate it. I love quick and easy recipes. Hope you are doing well and that you have a beautiful day! Hugs to you and yours.
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