Do you ever come home and are just SO tired that you barely feel like making dinner for your family? Trust me, I definitely know that feeling. At the same time, though, I don't necessarily want to go out and buy a pizza because that's boring and, well, not exactly healthy. That's why I was SO excited to read Buzzfeed's "23 Easy Meals to Make With Store-Bought Roast Chicken."

When I went through the list, I realized that there are some GREAT easy Latin dinners made from store-bought roasted chicken that I just know my family will absolutely LOVE. All the classics are there: chicken tostadas, chicken tortilla soup, black beans and rice with chicken, a white chicken chili (perfect for cold weather) and even a diet-friendly kale, chicken and quinoa salad. Yum!

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Chicken Tostadas with Baked Tortillas 1

Chicken Tostadas with Baked Tortillas

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4 corn tortillas
3/4 cup white cheddar cheese
2 cups of shredded chicken
1/2 cup store bought or homemade green salsa verde
2 handfuls of chopped cilantro
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
3/4 cup shredded cabbage
white onion, chopped
greek yogurt (optional)
avocado (optional)

Get the full recipe directions from Le Fork.


Chicken Tortilla Soup 2

2 whole Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1-1/2 teaspoon Cumin
1 teaspoon Chili Powder
1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 cup Diced Onion
1/4 cup Diced Green Bell Pepper
1/4 cup Red Bell Pepper
3 cloves Garlic, Minced
1 can (10 Oz. Can) Rotel Tomatoes And Green Chilies
32 ounces, fluid Low Sodium Chicken Stock
3 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
4 cups Hot Water
2 cans (15 Oz. Can) Black Beans, Drained
3 Tablespoons Cornmeal Or Masa5 whole Corn Tortillas, Cut Into Uniform Strips Around 2 To 3 Inches

Get the full recipe directions from Pioneer Woman Cooks.


Black Beans and Rice with Chicken and Apple Salsa 3

Black Beans and Rice with Chicken and Apple Salsa

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1 cup chopped peeled Granny Smith apple
1/2 cup chopped cilantro, divided
1/3 cup finely chopped red onion, divided
1 teaspoon (or more) fresh lime juice
1/3 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground coriander
3/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
3 cups low-salt chicken broth
2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 cups cooked brown or white rice
1 2–3-pound rotisserie chicken, skin discarded and meat shredded
4–6 lime wedges

Get the full recipe directions from Bon Appetit.

White Chicken Chili 4

1 rotisserie chicken
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans chopped green chilis
2 chipotle chilis in adobo sauce, pureed
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
6 cups chicken broth
3 cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup warmed, whole milk
2 tablespoons masa harina (corn flour) or fine cornmeal
Salt and pepper to taste
Sour cream, shredded Monterey Jack cheese and fresh cilantro for garnish


Kale, Chicken & Quinoa Salad with Mint-Yogurt Dressing 5

Kale, Chicken & Quinoa Salad with Mint-Yogurt Dressing

Image via Aida Mollenkamp

1 bunch Lacinato Kale (about 12 ounces)
1 lemon, halved
Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 pounds cooked chicken, shredded into bite-sized pieces
1 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 1/2 cups cooked garbanzo beans
1 cup cooked quinoa
1 pint (about 8 ounces) cherry, grape, or sweet 100s tomatoes, halved
4 Persian cucumbers, small dice
2 to 3 ounces crumbled feta

Get the full recipe directions from Aida Mollenkamp.