5 Delicious Costco Meals That Are Less Expensive Than Delivery

Frozen burritos that can be heated in the microwave are perfectly OK, but if you're in the need for something heartier and more flavorful, chicken tamales might be the answer.

Chicken in Red Sauce Tamales from Del Real Foods

These protein-rich tamales are wrapped by hand using conventional corn husks for optimum texture, form, and originality. They can be the main course for a family supper or a quick snack in the course of the day.

Chicken in Red Sauce Tamales from Del Real Foods

Ramen is a popular dish among college students in America since it is affordable and largely flavorless.

Nissin Top Ramen, Variety Pack

However, adding a soft-boiled egg, green onions, mushrooms, sprouts, and a dash of fish stock or soy sauce to some plain instant ramen may transform it into a flavorful (though still reasonably priced) dish.

Nissin Top Ramen, Variety Pack

If you want your instant ramen with a little more heat, Korean shin ramyun from the Nongshim brand has a tasty beef stock base and may have just the right degree of real heat.

Ramyun Noodle Soup Nongshim

It's quite quick and simple to whip up a quick batch of pancakes using a Costco-sized bag of Krusteez pancake mix, but you can further streamline dinner by toasting some Eggo Pancakes for a fuss-free meal.

Eggo Buttermilk Pancakes from Kellogg's

A portable individual hand pie might be the only thing better than a filling chicken pot pie. Chicken, carrots, peas, and gravy are the main ingredients in Marie Callender's small pot pies, which also have a delicious, buttery crust.

Pot pies with chicken from Marie Callender