Seriously Comforting Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Casserole


Seriously Comforting Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Casserole

Seriously Comforting Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Casserole
Seriously Comforting Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Casserole

The time you are craving chicken soup, make this recipe for Seriously Comforting Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Casserole instead. This recipe for chicken and noodles is comfort food at its finest, and it really couldn't be easier to make. Making this slow cooker chicken casserole is almost as simple as stirring a few ingredients together. Chopped celery and pimentos help to give the casserole great flavor, texture, and color. If you love chicken noodle soup, then you are sure to love this filling chicken noodle casserole that tastes just like homemade soup. This slow cooker chicken casserole is a kid-friendly, crowd-pleasing dish that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters. Because this slow cooker recipe takes only four hours to make, it makes for a great weekend meal. The comforting smell of chicken wafting from your slow cooker is sure to get everyone excited about sitting down to dinner as a family.


You can use a combination of water and canned or homemade broth. Using all broth will make the dish more flavorful.

Canned, chopped pimentos are simply preserved red bell peppers; they are not spicy. They add nice color and additional flavor but can be omitted if you don’t have any on hand.  They come in various size jars, including a 2-ounce size. If you buy a larger jar, any extra will hold in the refrigerator several weeks.

Check out 14 Recipes for Chicken Noodle Casserole for more comforting casserole recipes.


Slow Cooker Time HIGH4 hr

Cooking MethodSlow Cooker


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken (breasts, thighs, or a combination)
  • 1 (10-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 (14-1/2-ounce) cans chicken broth (see note)
  • 1 (12-ounce) package wide egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 ounces canned, chopped pimentos
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Spray a slow cooker with vegetable spray. Pour the (undiluted) soup and the broth into the pot and add the bay leaf. Stir to combine. Place the chicken into the broth mixture, cover, and cook on HIGH for 3 hours.

  2. Remove the chicken and shred with two forks into bite-sized pieces. Add the dry noodles to the slow cooker and stir to moisten. Return the chicken to the pot and stir in the celery and pimentos. Cover again and continue to cook for one more hour, stirring once or twice.

  3. Remove bay leaf and taste for seasoning, adding salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.

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Step number 1 says add the bay leaf. What bay leaf?? Not mentioned in ingredients. I get very frustrated when recipes are not proofread before they are posted and it happens often on this site.

Hi pcody1 1542508, We have updated the ingredients. We apologize for the inconvenience.


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