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We’re excited to bring you another great article from POPSUGAR Moms, a fantastic source for mamas who want advice and news about everything from packing healthy lunches to mastering the art of stroller chic. This week, we’re featuring their family friendly rotisserie chicken recipes.

10 Family Friendly Meals

You know those moms who make raising (and feeding) a family look oh so easy? The type whose homes you’d stop by to pick up a child post-playdate on a Wednesday night only to find a divine-looking homemade meal on the table, music in the background, and (best of all) kids enthused about eating together? It turns out she’s got a not-so-dirty little secret, and it’s as easy as a stop at the grocery store.

The rotisserie chicken is a go-to staple for the savvy chef, as its uses are endless. We’ve pared our list down to 10 easy, family-friendly ways to put a rotisserie chicken to work in your recipe repertoire. Check them out, and let us know which you try in your kitchen!

Chicken Tortilla Soup

 

10 Family Friendly Meals

Tortilla soup
 is a hearty, healthy, and wholesome Winter (or any season, really) meal. Make it fun for the kids by serving it alongside a toppings bar with avocado, cilantro, tortilla chips, shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped radishes.


Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

10 Family Friendly Meals
Swap out the chicken breasts in this crockpot favorite for precooked rotisserie chicken to save time — and add flavor!


Cheesy Chicken Taquitos

 

10 Family Friendly Meals
Taquitos may have a bad rap for their traditional, deep-fried preparation, but this healthy baked variation from Weelicious’s Catherine McCord is just as flavorful — minus the fat.


Chile Colorado Burritos

10 Family Friendly Meals
This hearty burrito recipe allows for plenty of personalization. Using rotisserie chicken as your protein saves time and calories.

Source: Food Pusher

Chicken Fried Rice

10 Family Friendly Meals
This “everything but the kitchen sink” recipe from kiddie chef extraordinaire Annabel Karmel is a delish way to use up everything in your fridge!
Source: Annabel Karmel


Buffalo Chicken Pizza With Shaved Celery Salad

10 Family Friendly Meals
Dominos has nothing on this! A homemade Buffalo Chicken Pizza is lightened up when it’s topped with shaved celery salad.


Vietnamese Chicken Salad

10 Family Friendly Meals
A healthy Vietnamese Chicken Salad makes a great light dinner or lunch for the whole family. Chopsticks optional!
Source: Gen Y Foodie

Sesame-Ginger Soba Noodle Salad

10 Family Friendly Meals
This make-ahead Soba Noodle Salad just needs to be tossed with shredded rotisserie chicken to transform it from side dish to the main affair.
Photo: Nicole Perry

Chicken Pot Pie

10 Family Friendly Meals
Can you think of anything more satisfying on a cold Winter night than tucking into a savorychicken pot pie? Precooked rotisserie chicken makes it extra-easy.


Muffin Tin Chicken Mac and Cheese

10 Family Friendly Meals
The only way to improve upon kiddie-favorite mac and cheese? Make it in a muffin tin — with a cup or two of shredded rotisserie chicken. Yum!
Source: Muffin Tin Chef
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