French Onion Chicken Noodle Casserole Recipe

French Onion Chicken and Noodle Casserole Recipe:


  • 12 ounces egg noodles, cooked according to package directions
  • 4 cups shredded chicken
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 16-ounce container sour cream-based French onion dip (e.g., Dean’s)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar works well)
  • French fried onions for topping
  • Thinly sliced and caramelized onions (optional, for added flavor)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

2. Cook Egg Noodles:

  • Cook the egg noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.

3. Prepare Shredded Chicken:

  • If you haven’t already, shred the cooked chicken into bite-sized pieces. You can use rotisserie chicken for convenience.

4. Mix Casserole Ingredients:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked egg noodles, shredded chicken, cream of chicken soup, sour cream-based French onion dip, shredded cheese, and optional caramelized onions. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly combined.

5. Season:

  • Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. The French onion dip already adds a flavorful element, so adjust the seasoning according to your preference.

6. Transfer to Casserole Dish:

  • Transfer the mixture to a greased 9×13-inch baking dish or a similar-sized casserole dish.

7. Top with French Fried Onions:

  • Sprinkle a generous amount of French fried onions over the top of the casserole. This adds a crispy texture and enhances the French onion flavor.

8. Bake:

  • Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 25-30 minutes or until the casserole is hot and bubbly, and the top is golden brown.

9. Serve:

  • Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.

10. Optional Garnish: – Garnish with additional caramelized onions if desired.

11. Enjoy: – Serve the French Onion Chicken and Noodle Casserole warm and enjoy this comforting and flavorful dish!


  • To caramelize onions, thinly slice them and cook in a pan with a bit of oil over low heat until they turn golden brown and sweet.
  • Feel free to customize the type of cheese used based on your preference.
  • This casserole can be assembled ahead of time and baked when ready to serve.

This hearty and delicious casserole is sure to be a hit at the dinner table!

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