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26 Prepared Meals at Costco to Feed Your Family

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23 Prepared Meals at Costco to Feed Your Family
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Prepared foods can really come to the rescue when you’ve got a crowd to feed but you're trying to avoid dining out or ordering delivery (again). For most of these entrees, appetizers, sides, and desserts, simply turn on the oven, heat them up, and your work is pretty much done. Not a Costco member? You can apply here.

Prices and availability were researched in-store in mid-September and are subject to change. Some prices are approximate by weight.


Lacey Muszynski also contributed to this report.


Related: 25 Costco Dinners You Can Make in Under 25 Minutes.

Costco Ravioli Lasagna
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Kirkland Signature Ravioli Lasagna with Beef & Pork Bolognese Sauce

Price: $17.17 ($4.69 per pound)
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A nice hot meal that looks like you slaved over the recipe, this is a classic lasagna with a twist: It features ravioli instead of traditional lasagna noodles. No one has time to do a homemade Bolognese these days.


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Costco Street Tacos
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Kirkland Signature Chicken Street Tacos

Price: $13.67 ($4.99 per pound)
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Forget about filling your grocery cart with the array of ingredients necessary for a tasty taco spread — this package of 12 comes complete with soft shells, chicken, salsa, and even lime slices. And since they’re just 190 calories each, you’ll be happy to have more than one.


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Costco Stuffed Bell Peppers
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Kirkland Signature Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Beef & Rice

Price: $13.73 ($4.29 per pound)
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Perhaps an old-school pick — who remembers their mother making stuffed peppers as a quick weeknight meal? — this selection might even be considered healthy thanks to those green peppers.

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Kirkland Signature Rotisserie Chicken

Price: $4.99
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Crispy rotisserie chicken is the quintessential prepared food from Costco, one that can be the start of countless quick meals — but you can also just let the bird take center stage. Add a salad and some bread and your meal is complete.

Costco Main Street Bistro Scalloped Potatoes
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Reser’s Main Street Bistro Scalloped Potatoes

Price: $6.99 (17 cents per ounce)
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Some dishes have fallen by the wayside, taking enough time to prepare that they become reserved for holidays or other special occasions. Forget that when it comes to this 40-ounce tray, a convenient option made the old-fashioned way, with real cheddar cheese and fresh potatoes. Turn a weeknight meal into something special. 


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Costco Chicken Alfredo Pasta
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Costco Mac and Cheese
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Kirkland Signature Mac and Cheese

Price: $11.42 ($2.99 per pound)
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This pleasing entrée or side dish is a perennial favorite of all ages. Nothing fancy — it’s just designed to satisfy like comfort food should.

La Terra Fina Quiche 2-Pack
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La Terra Fina Quiche

Price: $11.49
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This two-pie variety pack includes spinach and artichoke and cheddar and broccoli quiches. Cook one or both of these egg white-based options for a vegetarian meal that’s ideal for brunch, lunch, or a light dinner. Yielding eight servings each, the quiches can be served hot or cold.

Costco Shrimp Cocktail
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Kirkland Signature Shrimp Tray with Cocktail Sauce & Lemon

Price: $9.99 per pound 
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Sure, shrimp cocktail is a splurge, but it can be a light meal or elegant appetizer that, with this pick, you don’t have to boil and watch to be sure it reaches that perfect texture. It’s all done for you and will impress any guests, especially those highfalutin’ relatives.

Costco Cilantro Lime Shrimp
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Kirkland Signature Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Price: $9.99 per pound 
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For those who might prefer their shrimp with a bit of a kick, this fully cooked option fits the bill. A quick entrée or appetizer with minimal — make that zero — prep, it includes six servings at 130 calories a pop.

Sweet Kale Gourmet Salad
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Sweet Kale Gourmet Salad

Price: $5.99 (21 cents per ounce)
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Dubbed a “popular” pick on the shopping site, this 28-ounce salad kit comes with the basic (or in this case, not so basic) greens along with mix-ins and dressing.


Related: 25 Veggies to Buy Instead of Kale

Reser’s Classic Potato Salad
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Reser’s Classic Potato Salad

Price: $7.45 (12 cents per ounce)
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Billed as “a classic potato salad the whole family will love,” this pick features onions, red bell peppers, and sweet pickle relish. It’s also 64 ounces of a filling side dish that needs nothing more than a serving spoon. 

Costco Apple Strudel
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Kirkland Signature Braided Apple Strudel

Price: $7.99
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If baking is not your thing, or you’re crunched for time, this eight-pack can serve as a ready dessert. Heat it up and go to town with a scoop of ice cream on the side.

Costco CedarLane Italian Sausage Gumbo
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CedarLane Italian Sausage Gumbo

Price: $11.99

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Gumbo is a time consuming dish to make, but this two-pack of quart containers includes everything in it, even rice. Roasted tomatoes give the Cajun stew a cooked-all-day flavor, and red kidney beans pack extra protein. 

Costco Enchilada Bake
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Kirkland Signature Enchilada Bake with Rotisserie Chicken

Price:  $18.86 ($4.99 per pound)

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You may have purchased a $5 rotisserie chicken to make enchiladas before, but now Costco does the hard part for you. This enchilada bake is made with the same shredded chicken plus red enchilada sauce, pinto beans, corn, rice, and plenty of cheddar cheese. 

Costco Yakisoba Stir Fry
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Kirkland Signature Yakisoba Stir Fry with Seasoned Chicken

Price: $16.47 ($4.99 per pound)

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Stir fried noodles like this yakisoba are a great way to get vegetables in to your family's diet. You do have to stir fry the ingredients together yourself, but for vegetables that fresh and colorful, it's worth it.


Costco Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes
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Kirkland Signature Meatloaf with Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes

Price: $14.03 ($3.49 per pound)

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Meatloaf and mashed potatoes may be the ultimate comfort food combo, especially in fall. The Yukon gold potatoes mash up creamier than russets and have a lovely golden color, and there's plenty of saucy glaze on the meatloaf. 


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Costco Taco Salad
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Kirkland Signature Taco Salad

Price: $15.95 ($4.79 per pound)

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Kids love tacos in any form, including a healthy taco salad like this one with chipotle-seasoned chicken and cilantro lime crema dressing. Crispy tortilla strips are thoughtfully packaged separately to keep from getting soggy.

Costco Spinach and Cheese Canneloni
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Kirkland Signature Spinach and Cheese Canneloni

Price: $15.47 ($4.79 per pound)

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Packed full of Italian ricotta and burrata cheeses and spinach dressed with marinara sauce and mozzarella, this vegetarian pasta dish will fancy up any weeknight.

Costco Asian Chicken Wraps
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Kirkland Signature Rotisserie Chicken Asian Wrap

Price: $10.88 ($4.99 per pound)

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Shredded rotisserie chicken breast pairs up with a crunchy slaw with Asian-inspired dressing in these wraps. They're made with huge green tortillas, and they're so big that you only need to eat one half a wrap. 

Costco Chicken and Swiss Roller Tray
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Kirkland Signature Roasted Chicken and Swiss Roller Tray

Price: $13.42 ($5.99 per pound)

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These roller sandwich pinwheels are just as popular for parties as they are for busy weeknight meals. Cranberry mayo gives them a little sweet tanginess, and the lavash flatbread holds up better than tortillas. 

Costco Chicken Pot Pie
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Kirkland Signature Chicken Pot Pie

Price: $21.71 ($3.99 per pound

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If you've ever been lucky enough to go on a day when they're handing out chicken pot pie as the free sample, then you know how good this massive pie is. It's full of vegetables and chicken breast in a flaky crust. 


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Costco Caesar Salad
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Kirkland Signature Caesar Salad

Price: $8.34 ($3.99 per pound)

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A fresh, crisp salad like this one is a great complement to Costco's other prepared family meals, and it's a great price for a huge container, too. Make a full meal out of it with some shredded rotisserie chicken. 

Costco Chicken Noodle Soup
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Kirkland Signature Chicken Noodle Soup

Price: $11.81 ($2.99 per pound)

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Fall means all those seasonal sniffles are going to start, and what better way to feel better than with chicken soup? It's full of egg noodles and vegetables, and best of all, someone else made it for you.


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Costco Bean and Cheese Burritos
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Red's Organic Bean and Cheese Burritos

Price: $12.49

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It never hurts to have a box of burritos in the freezer for meal emergencies — or let's face it, midnight snacks. There are 10 of these bean, cheese, and rice burritos in each box, so they're only about $1.25 each.


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Costco Cheesecake
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Kirkland Signature 12-inch Cheesecake

Price: $14.99
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Anyone who’s made homemade cheesecake knows it’s not only a labor-intensive project but also stressful. It always seems to come out lopsided or with a crack in the middle. (Or is that just me?) This is a handy alternative, lovely to look at, and serving 16.


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