3 deliciously simple meals using a rotisserie chicken

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By: Sequins at Breakfast

Before heading into the busy work week where the thought of cooking a creative/ gourmet dinner is about the last thing on my mind, I like to stock up on a few staples from the grocery store to get us through the week. Rotisserie chicken is always one of those staples and for good reason; they're the perfect size for our family of two and are relatively inexpensive.

The only down side is that the actual chicken is usually pretty plain and lacking in any sort of flavor making for somewhat of a boring meal. Because of that, I almost always use the chicken as a starting point for creating a simple but satisfying meal.

The options of how to use a rotisserie chicken are endless... having one on hand at the start of the week makes quick weeknight dinners and healthy lunches possible during a full week. This week, The Busy Girl's Guide is all about rotisserie chicken and I'm here to give you three delicious ways to turn a grocery store chicken into a gourmet meal ...

Chicken & Goat Cheese Enchilada Verde with Green Chilis and White Beans

Shredded chicken from a grocery store rotisserie chicken saves a lot of time with this recipe making it ideal for a mid-week dinner. Creamy enchiladas stuffed full of delicious chicken, white beans and goat cheese all cooked in an authentic verde sauce that can be on the dinner table in well under an hour. Get the recipe here!

Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocado with Red Grapes and Cashews

Chicken Salad is one of my favorite things to make with a rotisserie chicken and requires minimal work in the kitchen. This chicken salad offers up the perfect balance of flavor thanks to the grapes and hint of dijon mustard. Add a handful of cashews for just the right amount of crunch! Get the recipe here!

Greek Chicken Lettuce Cups with Crispy Chickpeas and Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

These lettuce cups are oh-so simple and ideal for lunch or a light dinner. Juicy chicken topped with cucumber, tomato and crispy chickpeas served with a simple cucumber dill yogurt sauce. Get the recipe here!

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