12 Delicious Aldi Meals That Are Cheaper Than Takeout

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Aldi offers quick meals for your home that can save you money.
Updated May 28, 2024
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After a long day at work, it can be easy to fall into the trap of ordering takeout. While it may be convenient, it can also be expensive.

Fortunately, Aldi offers some meal options that can help you keep more cash in your wallet. Check out some of these affordable and easy meal options at Aldi that are cheaper than takeout.

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Gino’s East Deep Dish Pizza

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Bring the flavors of Chicago into your house with a deep-dish pizza from Aldi. 

A Gino’s East Deep Dish Pizza in either Cheese or Combo is packed with plenty of cheese, sauce, and other ingredients. 

Mama Cozzi's Pizza Kitchen Thin Crust Pizza

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Pack your freezer with Harvest Supreme or Hawaiian-Style pizzas from Mama Cozzi's Pizza Kitchen. Both are made on thin crusts.


Bremer Chicken

Bremer offers two chicken meals in a bag: Garlic or Alfredo Chicken. Both are packed with pasta and vegetables in a delicious sauce.

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Millville Instant Oatmeal

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On busy mornings, you might be tempted to stop by your favorite shop and grab an expensive breakfast sandwich on your way to work.

Instead, get some Millville Instant Oatmeal with 10 packets inside. You can choose from a Variety Pack or stick with Maple & Brown Sugar, depending on what is your favorite. 

Specially Selected Slow Cooked Soup

Cold days call for warm soup for lunch or dinner, and Aldi has you covered.

Get a 15.5-ounce container of Aldi's Specially Selected Slow Cooked Soup in three different flavors: Tomato & Sweet Basil, Baked Potato with Bacon, and Broccoli & Cheddar. 

White Castle Cheeseburgers

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Why go to White Castle and spend extra cash on takeout when you can stock up on White Castle burgers in your freezer?

Grab 16 White Castle Cheeseburgers from your local Aldi if you love classic cheese slider versions that are just like the local fast-food option. 

Bremer Meatballs

With Bremer Meatballs, you can toss some meatballs in the oven for dinner or even boil water for pasta to make a hearty bowl of spaghetti and meatballs.

Bremer offers Chicken Meatballs with Roasted Red Peppers or Turkey & Pork Meatballs with Spinach in a 22-ounce bag.

Fusia Asian Inspirations meals

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Fusia Asian Inspirations meals come in a 20-ounce bag of Chicken Lo Mein or a 22-ounce bag of Chicken Fried Rice. Each one has plenty of chicken and vegetables. 

Priano Cheese Ravioli

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Grab a 25-ounce bag of Priano Cheese Ravioli and put it in a pot of boiling water for dinner. You can add sauce to them, drizzle a little olive oil, or add other ingredients. 

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Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen Calzone

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A calzone can be a great item to order for takeout from your local pizza place, but it can also be expensive.

Instead, pick up a Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen Calzone in either Four Cheese or Pepperoni varieties. The 7-ounce calzones are stuffed with cheese and other ingredients to make them an easy meal to grab. 

Park Street Deli pulled meat

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Park Street Deli offers two options for Aldi customers: Pulled Pork or Pulled Chicken.

You get the pork in barbecue sauce with onions and garlic, or the chicken in barbecue sauce with garlic and bell peppers. Each comes in a 16-ounce package.

Bremer Cheddar Pierogies

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Bremer Cheddar Pierogies include 16 ounces of pierogies stuffed with cheddar cheese. You can pick them up for a low price which is a great way to save money shopping while getting a tasty meal.


Bottom line

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Everyone knows that Aldi can help you save money on groceries. But the grocer also offers full meals that are cheaper than takeout.

So, try one of the options on this list and see if it helps you to cut back on spending at restaurants. It could make a huge difference in hitting your budget each month. 

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