This Aldi summer barbecue feast costs less than a tank of gas

Aldi summer barbecue feast, photo provided by Aldi
Aldi summer barbecue feast, photo provided by Aldi /

Aldi finds are always filling the shopping cart with value and this Aldi summer barbecue feast needs to be top saving priority. Ready to go shopping?

This year, summer gatherings are back on the calendar. While everyone wants to celebrate with family and friends, no one wants to empty the bank account to purchase all that food. Luckily Aldi has the tasty yet cost-effective solution.

Although those weekly Aldi finds having shoppers making a special trip, these summer food favorites are always on the shelf. From grilling classics to bold flavors, this grocery shopping list covers all the basis.

According to Aldi, this shopping list can feed up to 10 people. While those hungry teenagers might count as “two people” on the guest list, the reality is that this food will feed a lot of people for not a lot of money. You might even want to kick in a few more dollars for an ice cream or cookies for dessert.

What’s on the Aldi summer barbecue feast menu?

According to Aldi, this food shopping list will cost less than $40, which is definitely less than a tank of gas. Although prices at stores can vary, Aldi estimates that all this food costs $36.61 (based on average prices from June 9-July 6)

Here’ what you can get.

  • 8 hot dogs (1 lb.) and buns
  • 8 ¼-pound hamburgers (2 lbs. pre-cooked weight) and buns with cheese slices
  • 4 lbs. pork spare ribs
  • Ketchup and mustard
  • 3 lbs. deli potato salad
  • 28 oz. baked beans
  • 15 oz. corn chips
  • 2 qts. lemonade
  • 1 whole watermelon

Looking at this food list, it covers everything. When planning a feast for a group, it is always important to have options. From the kids who want hot dogs to the adults who want to enjoy a succulent rib, everyone is happy.

The only thing not included would be the recipes to make all this food shine. Hopefully, someone is a grill master in the house.

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What is on the menu for your big summer gathering? Does cost drive your menu selections?