t doesn’t get much more country than this Sounds-Country Casserole! This incredibly easy and speedy casserole, which only requires you to quickly mix and bake, is packed with country classics like sharp cheddar cheese, savory chicken, and crispy fried onions, all covered in a creamy, poultry-flavored sauce! There’s nothing to stress about with Sounds-Country Casserole on your table, and a stress-free dinner is perhaps the most country thing of all!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups small shell pasta, cooked
  • 3 cups frozen mixed vegetables, cooked
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded, divided
  • 2 cups crispy fried onions, divided
  • 2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –Mix all of the ingredients, reserving 1/2 of the cheddar and 1/2 of the onions for the topping, in a large bowl, stirring well to combine.

Step 3 –Spoon the casserole mixture into a 9×13-inch casserole dish.

Step 4 –Bake until heated through, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 5 –Top the casserole with the reserved cheese and the reserved onions and bake until the cheese is melted, about 5 minutes.

Step 6 –Serve.