Costco Pre Made Meals

Costco Pre Made Meals

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Costco’s pre-made meals are popular for their convenience and taste. While exact recipes for these meals aren’t typically available to the public, you can create similar dishes at home. Here are a few copycat recipes inspired by some of Costco’s popular pre-made meals:

1. Costco Chicken Alfredo

Costco Chicken Alfredo

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs cooked chicken breast, sliced
  • 1 lb fettuccine pasta
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Cook the fettuccine pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a gentle simmer. Reduce heat to low and stir in the Parmesan cheese until melted and the sauce is smooth.
  4. Add the cooked chicken slices to the sauce and heat through.
  5. Toss the cooked pasta with the Alfredo sauce and chicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving, if desired.

2. Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lettuce leaves (optional)

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the shredded rotisserie chicken, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, celery, red onion, and sweet pickle relish.
  2. Mix well until all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve the chicken salad on its own, on a bed of lettuce, or as a sandwich filling.

3. Costco Stuffed Bell Peppers

Costco Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients:

  • 6 large bell peppers, tops cut off and seeds removed
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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, heat a bit of olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic and sauté until softened.
  3. Add the ground beef to the skillet and cook until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  4. Stir in the cooked rice, diced tomatoes, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Simmer for a few minutes until well combined.
  5. Place the bell peppers in a baking dish and stuff them with the beef and rice mixture.
  6. Top each stuffed pepper with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  7. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the peppers are tender and the cheese is melted and bubbly.

4. Costco Mac and Cheese

Costco Mac and Cheese

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cook the elbow macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Whisk in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes to form a roux.
  4. Gradually whisk in the milk and cook until the mixture thickens.
  5. Stir in the garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  6. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the shredded cheddar and Gruyere cheeses until melted and smooth.
  7. Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce and stir to coat evenly.
  8. Pour the mac and cheese into a baking dish.
  9. Mix the breadcrumbs with the melted butter in a small bowl and sprinkle over the mac and cheese.
  10. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the top is golden and crispy.

These recipes can help you enjoy the flavors of Costco’s pre-made meals in your kitchen!

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