Store-bought rotisserie chicken is cooked and ready to eat, so you don’t need to do much to serve up a protein-packed, healthy and delicious dinner for the family. While a rotisserie chicken and some steamed veggies are always an option, these mouth-watering meals will have your family excited for dinnertime. File these away for future busy weeknight dinners!




1. BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato

BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato

These baked sweet potatoes from Evolving Table are healthy and super satisfying. Pile on the shredded chicken, red onions, cilantro and BBQ sauce and dig right in.



2. Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Next up, we have a Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad recipe from Well Plated. This recipe would make a great side with barbecue or meal-prepped for lunch…but we also love it as a light yet satisfying dinner idea for summer. Whole wheat pasta meets cubed chicken, chopped romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, croutons and Parmesan in a light Caesar dressing. Not into wheat or gluten? Try Bonza pasta made from chickpeas for a gluten-free protein rich option.



3. Buffalo Chicken-Stuffed Peppers

Buffalo Chicken-Stuffed Peppers

Buffalo chicken in a bell pepper bowl? Yes, please. This dish from Delish is a little spicy (from ½ cup of hot sauce), a little sweet (from the baked bell peppers), and about to have a permanent place on your rotating dinner menu.




Once you’ve used all the meat from your rotisserie chicken for these delicious and easy recipes, you can use the bones to make a hearty chicken stock. Looking for more easy weeknight dinners? Check out our favorite summer recipes.