Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes

Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.
Chicken, Mushroom, and Broccoli Casserole
Chicken, Mushroom, and Broccoli Casserole

Need some quick, easy chicken recipes you can whip up any day of the week with little prep time? Chicken is versatile and works well in different casseroles. And, while the recipes below are simple to make, they'll still make your mouth water.

Chicken, Mushroom, and Broccoli Casserole

Kids and adults alike will beg for seconds when you serve this tasty chicken, mushroom, and broccoli casserole. It's packed with protein and veggies, curbs your appetite, and keeps you toasty warm on cold nights.

Servings: 8 - 12

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed (cooked) chicken breast
  • 1 10-ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 10-ounce can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 24-ounce bag frozen broccoli, thawed
  • 1 8-ounce can sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 24 crushed butter crackers

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine all ingredients (except crackers) in large bowl.
  3. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  4. Place chicken mixture in baking dish.
  5. Bake mixture (uncovered) at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, and sprinkle cracker crumbles on top of casserole.
  7. Bake an additional 10 minutes, or until crackers turn golden brown.

Chicken Pesto Penne Bake

Chicken Pesto Penne Bake

Looking for a simple chicken and pasta casserole recipe loaded with flavor? Chicken pesto penne bake is easy to whip up for any occasion and is sure to be a hit with dinner guests.

Servings: 8 - 12

Ingredients

  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 5 cups cooked cubed chicken
  • 3 cups Italian blend shredded cheese
  • 1 8-ounce can mushrooms
  • 1 small diced onion
  • 1 cup pesto sauce
  • 3 ½ cups 2% milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare pasta according to instructions until it is al dente.
  3. Drain pasta and toss with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  4. Combine pasta with all other ingredients (except shredded Parmesan cheese) in large bowl and stir.
  5. Spray a 9 x 13 glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  6. Place pasta mixture in glass baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.
  8. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.

More Simple Yet Delicious Options

Whether you're in the mood for Italian food, Mexican food, or chicken and rice, there are plenty of easy options. Though they are simple, they won't let you down in the flavor department.

Chicken Pasta Casserole Recipe

Try a savory chicken pasta casserole recipe contains just six simple ingredients: carrots, broccoli, pasta, cream of chicken soup, milk, and of course chicken breast. Just mix all ingredients together and bake for 45 minutes to create a simple but tasty main course.

Chicken Pasta Casserole
Chicken Pasta Casserole

Rotel Chicken Enchilada Casserole Recipe

This Rotel chicken enchilada casserole recipe is a baked version of chicken enchiladas, and contains just seven ingredients: chicken, Rotel, tortilla chips, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, onion, and Velveeta cheese. When you're in the mood for Mexican food, this simple dish won't let you down.

Rotel Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Rotel Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Campbell Chicken Rice Casserole Recipe

If you love chicken and rice together but are looking to change things up a bit in the kitchen, try a simple Campbell chicken rice casserole recipe, containing just a few ingredients. Those ingredients include cream of mushroom soup, rice, chicken breast or thighs, and spices. Preparing this casserole as a main dish will satisfy you like no other.

 Campbell Chicken Rice Casserole
Campbell Chicken Rice Casserole

Choose Chicken Casserole Tonight

Grilled chicken breast is one of the best sources of lean protein you'll find, so adding it to casseroles just makes sense. Regardless of the occasion you're cooking for, choose casseroles as a satisfying way to fill you up, use up leftovers, and supply you with all the main food groups in one dish.

Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes