ALDI Menu Plan: A Week of Healthy, Tasty Meals
Enjoy a week of delectable dishes using a selection of ALDI's advertised sale ingredients. Savor proteins like chicken tenderloins, burger patties, Atlantic Cedar Plank salmon, and butterflied leg of lamb, paired with an array of fruits and vegetables. This plan prioritizes ease and convenience, with many dishes that can be prepared ahead, perfect for hectic work or school days. Customize quantities and portions to suit your family's requirements.
Please note, availability of specials may differ by region. This menu is based on the specials advertised at the ALDI store in Mankato, Minnesota.
Breakfast: strawberry oatmeal
Cook oatmeal as per the package instructions, stirring in frozen strawberries while still hot. Or, try our revved-up version of Strawberry Oatmeal.
Lunch: Avocado and Chicken Wrap
Spread Olive Tapenade Hummus on a tortilla, adding shredded precooked chicken, avocado slices, and baby spinach. Roll the tortilla tightly and cut in half.
Dinner: Grilled Half-Pound Burger Patties with Asparagus
Grill the burger patties to your preferred level of doneness and serve with grilled or steamed asparagus seasoned with salt and pepper.
Breakfast: Oatmeal with Frozen Strawberries
Cook oatmeal according to the package instructions and top with thawed strawberries.
Lunch: Bacon, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwich
Layer crispy bacon, sliced avocado, and grape tomatoes on bread and top with another slice.
Dinner: Cedar Plank Salmon with White Rice and Roasted Bell Peppers
Grill salmon as per package instructions, serving it with white rice and tender roasted bell peppers.
Breakfast: Vegetarian Omelet with Bell Peppers and Mushrooms
Saute diced bell peppers and sliced mushrooms until softened, then pour whisked eggs over them, cooking until set.
Lunch: Salmon Salad with Hummus Dressing
Toss spinach, cucumber, and tomatoes in a bowl with hummus thinned out with olive oil and lemon juice, topped with flaked grilled salmon.
Dinner: Chicken Tenderloin Stir Fry with Bell Peppers and Asparagus over Rice
Stir-fry chicken tenderloins until cooked, add sliced bell peppers and asparagus, season with soy sauce, and serve over rice.
Breakfast: Smoothie with Spinach and Frozen Strawberries
Blend together frozen strawberries, a handful of baby spinach, milk, and greek yogurt until smooth.
Lunch: Leftover Stir Fry
Pack leftover chicken stir fry for lunch.
Dinner: Honey garlic Chicken Drumsticks with Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Rice
Follow the honey garlic chicken drumstick recipe and pair with cauliflower rice sautéed with minced garlic, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, seasoned with salt and pepper.
Breakfast: Avocado Toast with Bacon
Top your toast with ripe avocado slices and crispy bacon.
Lunch: Olive Tapenade and Veggie Wrap
Spread olive tapenade over a tortilla, layer with avocado slices, baby spinach, grape tomatoes, and bell pepper slices, roll tightly and cut in half.
Dinner: Homemade Pizza with Chicken, Bell Peppers, and Mozzarella
Roll out pizza dough, spread marinara sauce over it, top with shredded cheese, cooked chicken, and bell peppers, then bake as per dough's instructions.
Breakfast: Avocado, salsa, and Egg Scramble
Mix diced avocado into scrambled eggs just before they're done and serve with salsa.
Lunch: Salmon and Cucumber Wrap
Spread hummus on a tortilla, add spinach, cucumber slices, and flaked salmon, then roll the wrap tightly.
Dinner: Roasted Butterflied Leg of Lamb with a Side of Asparagus
Roast the leg of lamb according to package instructions and serve with roasted asparagus.
ALDI Shopping List
Your shopping list should include a variety of fresh produce, meat and seafood, dairy and eggs, pantry, and freezer items. Don't forget to check your pantry before shopping as you might already have basic items like olive oil, soy sauce, honey, and spices. Happy cooking with your ALDI menu plan!
Complete ALDI Menu Plan Shopping List
- Fresh strawberries
- Bell peppers
- Cherub grape tomatoes
- Fresh baby spinach
- Fresh parsley
- Red onion
- Head of cauliflower
Meat and Seafood:
- Half-pound burger patties
- Kirkwood Fresh Chicken Tenderloins
- Atlantic Cedar Plank Salmon
- Chicken drumsticks (4 pounds)
- Butterflied leg of lamb
- Appleton Farms Lower Sodium Bacon
Dairy and Eggs:
- Greek yogurt
- Shredded Parmesan cheese
- Happy Farms Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
Pantry and Freezer:
- White rice
- Soy sauce
- Season's Choice Frozen Strawberries
- Mama Cozzi's Pizza Dough
- Your favorite marinara sauce
- Park Street Deli Olive Tapenade Hummus
- Tortilla or wrap
Ingredients for Honey Garlic Drumsticks and Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Rice:
- Garlic cloves
- Fresh ginger
- Olive oil
- Soy sauce
- Ground black pepper
- Scallion for garnish (optional)
Remember to check your pantry for some of these items before shopping, as you might already have basics like olive oil, soy sauce, honey, and a variety of spices. Enjoy your cooking with your ALDI menu plan!