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Creamy Ranch Chicken Noodle Casserole

Looking for a new twist to the old stand-by chicken noodle casserole? We’ve added a ranch dressing packet to the mix, and it’s simply irresistible and oh so comforting!

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Ingredients

FOR THE CASSEROLE, BLANCH:

MELT:

ADD:

STIR IN:

FOR THE TOPPING, COMBINE:

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick spray.

For the casserole, blanch noodles in a pot of boiling salted water, 1 minute; drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again.

Melt butter in same pot over medium. Add onions, carrots, and celery; sweat, covered, until vegetables soften, 5 minutes.

Add flour and ranch seasoning; cook 2 minutes. Stir in broth, half-and-half, and cream cheese; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until thick, 2–3 minutes.

Stir in noodles, chicken, Cheddar, and parsley; season with salt and pepper. Transfer noodle mixture to prepared dish.

For the topping, combine crackers, Parmesan, butter, and parsley; season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle topping over casserole and bake until bubbly, 25–30 minutes. Let casserole rest 5–10 minutes before serving.

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