7 Best Quick (and Cheap) Costco Meals, According to Superfans

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Emergency Meals

If you've got an empty stomach, an even emptier fridge, and post-work fatigue, chances are you're going to splurge on takeout. One money-saving solution: plan ahead and stock your kitchen with dinners that barely require you to lift a finger. As a one-stop shop for pre-made meals, cheap groceries, and ready-to-eat food court treats, Costco is the perfect place to find these easy-to-make emergency meals. Here are the best 7 Costco meals that are cheap, quick, and easy, according to superfans on Reddit. Not already a Costco member? You can apply here.

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Costco Rotisserie Chicken
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Costco Ravioli Lasagna
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Kasia's Pierogis from Costco


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These hearty European dumplings come packed with potatoes and cheese and take just a few minutes to cook in a frying pan or boiling water. Since each package comes with a bit more than four servings, it's the perfect size for quick family meal.

Motor City Pizza Co. Double Pepperoni

Motor City Pizza

$15 from Costco.com

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If you like thick-crust pizza (and meat), you're sure to enjoy these Michigan-made pies with their distinct square shape, airy dough, and high-edged crust. In a different r/Costco thread, superfans agreed that Motor City Pizza Co.'s pies were one of the retailer's best frozen pizzas. And if you're feeding picky eaters at home, pizza is always a good bet.

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Kirkland Pizza and Salad

$2 per slice or $10 per pizza from Costco's food court

If you don't have time to weave in and out of throngs of hungry Costco customers after work, just hit the food court for world-famous Kirkland brand pizza. One Redditor says they'll pick up two pieces and bring them home to eat with a side of salad. Pro tip: heat the slices in the air fryer for crispy, perfectly browned pizza.

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Costco Street Tacos
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Kirkland Signature Chicken Street Tacos

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If you're a devout Taco Tuesday observer, you can save money and time with Costco's high-quality, ready-to-assemble kits. Each tray comes with everything you need for a killer taco, including seasoned chicken, cheese, veggies, and salsa.

Marie Calender's Chicken Pot Pies from Costco

Marie Callender's Chicken Pot Pies

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Ready in minutes, these frozen chicken pot pies — one commenter's "go-to" quick meal —are cheaper and easier to make than the store's unbaked Kirkland version. And with 17 grams of protein per service, they're bound to be filling too.