11/17/11

Aldi Thanksgiving Dinner 2011

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We’ve been covering stores and restaurants that offer complete pre-cooked Thanksgiving dinners.  Aldi does not offer that, but given Aldi’s low prices, we were curious how much a pulled-together Thanksgiving dinner from Aldi might cost in 2011.

Here’s what an example Thanksgiving dinner for 4-6 from Aldi might look like (prices from local ad, may vary regionally):

  • $7.99  Kirkwood Boneless Turkey Breast Roast, 3 lb, or $10.90 for whole Butterball turkey, 10 lb [note: turkey is *not* pre-cooked]
  • $0.89  Chef’s Cupboard Stuffing Mix
  • $0.99  Valley View Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • $1.49  Season’s Choice Green Beans, 16 oz
  • $3.23  Season’s Choice Sweet Potato Patties, 32 oz
  • $1.19  Chef’s Cupboard Turkey Gravy, 12 oz
  • $0.89  Sweet Harvest Cranberry Sauce, 14 oz
  • $1.69  L’oven Dinner Rolls, 12
  • $4.49  Belmont Apple Pie, 42 oz

That totals $22.85 for an Aldi Thanksgiving dinner with turkey breast or $25.76 with the Aldi Thanksgiving dinner with the whole turkey.

However, if you don’t want to deal with cooking a turkey, other stores offer complete Thanksgiving dinners with everything pre-cooked.  Those dinners cost more, but are less work - you just have to heat and serve.

To learn more about Aldi, check out our article on shopping at Aldi, and our Aldi video.

Happy Thanksgiving!  (Thanks to Aldi for keeping the prices low.)

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