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Southwest Crockpot Egg Noodle Casserole

Southwest Crockpot Egg Noodle Casserole is a creamy and easy Mexican inspired chicken dinner! Filled with peppers, cream cheese, chicken and lots of egg noodles, this meal is totally family-friendly and kid approved.

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Lauren Brennan

Ingredients

  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 1 small green pepper diced
  • 1 small red pepper diced
  • 1-4.5 oz can diced green chiles mild
  • 1 lb. chicken tenders
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 1-12 oz. bag wide egg noodles cooked and drained

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a crockpot, add onion, peppers, green chiles and chicken tenders. Sprinkle with cumin, salt and pepper. Top with cream cheese and cover.
  2. Cook on high for 4 hours or until veggies are tender and chicken can easily shred.
  3. Stir all ingredients together, shredding chicken as you go. Stir in egg noodles and toss to coat in sauce. Add in a splash of water or chicken stock to get sauce to the consistency you like (optional).
  4. Taste, add salt and pepper if needed and serve hot.