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White Crockpot slow cooker casserole pan with creamy chicken macaroni casserole inside. The casserole is topped with melted cheddar cheese and french fried onions. The casserole has a silver spoon inserted in one end of the casserole.

Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Macaroni Casserole

A delicious, ultra creamy casserole that will have the whole family coming back for more! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast frozen or thawed
  • 14.5 oz mild tomatoes with green chilies not drained
  • 26 oz healthy cream of chicken soup
  • 1 packet Onion dip & soup mix
  • 12 oz elbow macaroni cooked
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups French Fried Onions

Instructions

  1. Place the chicken in a casserole (9x13) sized slow cooker or in a 4 quart or larger slow cooker.

  2. Add in the mild tomatoes with green chilies (do not drain!), cream of chicken soup, and the onion soup mix.

  3. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high for 5 hours or low 7 hours.

  4. About 15 minutes before the cook time is complete, boil the macaroni noodles on the stove according to package directions and until tender, then drain all water from the noodles.

  5. Once the chicken is cooked, shred the chicken and dice the cream cheese. Add the cream cheese in with the shredded chicken and sauce and stir until well combined.

  6. Stir the cooked macaroni in to the ingredients in the slow cooker until well combined.

  7. Spread the casserole out evenly in the slow cooker and top with shredded cheddar cheese and French Fried onions.

  8. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on high until the cheese is melted.

  9. Remove the lid and serve!

Recipe Notes

This casserole pairs beautifully with a wide variety of side dishes including: steamed broccoli, green beans, green peas, a tossed house salad, steamed carrots, whole kernel corn, steamed cauliflower, and pickled beats.