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Mandy’s Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole

This cheesy dish is similar to the potluck classic known as poppyseed chicken casserole, or Ritz cracker chicken casserole. For even more variations, experiment with adding your favorite veggies, substituting different cheeses, or swapping in low-fat sour cream to reduce the calorie load.

  • Yield: Serves 8 to 10


  • 3 none to 4 cooked chicken breasts, chopped
  • none 16-oz. pkg. wide egg noodles, cooked
  • none 24-oz. container sour cream
  • 2 none (10 3/4-oz.) cans cream of chicken soup
  • none 8-oz. pkg. shredded Cheddar cheese
  • none 8-oz. pkg. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 none sleeve round buttery crackers, crushed
  • 1/4 cup margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seed


Combine chicken, noodles, sour cream, soup and cheeses in a large bowl. Pour into a lightly greased 13"x9" baking dish. Mix together cracker crumbs and margarine; sprinkle over top. Sprinkle poppy seed over cracker crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until crackers are crispy and golden and cheese is melted.


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