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Free ALDI Meal Plan week of 7/28/19 – 8/3/19

aldi meal plan week of 7/18/19

It’s your easy weekly ALDI meal plan for the week of 7/28/19: Pick up everything on the shopping list below, then start cooking on Sunday!

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Before ALDI dinners, of course, comes… ALDI lunches.

School Lunch Extravaganza at ALDI this week

SimplyNature applesauce cups at ALDI

So much back-to-school lunch fun in this week’s ALDI ad — cheap PB&J, applesauce cups, snacks, and more. Plus, some dorm room finds — and the cutest mini bakeware for your toaster oven!

But now, on to this week’s ALDI menu plan!

ALDI meal planning week of 7/28/19 – 8/3/19

I’m assuming that you already have pantry basics like cooking oil, common condiments, and spices. *** Read through the recipes before you shop, to make sure you have the necessary pantry staples on hand for this week’s ALDI menu plan.

Six Easy Dinners from ALDI for $60.00

chicken mushroom sandwich

ALDI meal plan — Start cooking 7/28/19

ALDI shopping list — Shop through 7/27/19

chicken on sale at aldi

Dairy & refrigerated

32 oz Friendly Farms whole milk Greek yogurt, $3.45
4 oz Happy Farms Preferred crumbled feta, $2.19


Specially Selected sourdough, $2.89
3 lbs Earthly Grains long grain white rice, $1.99
32 oz SimplyNature organic vegetable broth, $1.89
32 oz Chef’s Cupboard chicken broth, $1.39
12 oz Reggano bowtie pasta (farfalle), $.99
2 cans Dakota’s Pride chickpeas (garbanzo beans), $1.38
2 cans Dakota’s Pride black beans, $1.38
Can fire roasted diced tomatoes, $.79


5 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, $8.45
3 lbs chicken drumsticks, $3.87
1 lb 80/20 ground beef, $3.29


4 pack sweet corn, $1.79
3 lb navel oranges, $1.79
Bag of lemons, $3.29
Bunch green onions, $.79
Three packs 8 oz mushrooms, $5.07
8 oz bag spinach, $1.39
Cucumber, $.49
One large head of cauliflower, $2.29
16 oz broccoli, $1.39
16 oz asparagus, $2.89
3 lbs yellow onions, $2.29
3 heads garlic, $.99
1 avocado $1.39
4 Roma tomatoes, $.75

That comes to $60.55.

Or, maybe less…! These meals will likely run you even less if you supplement this week’s ALDI purchases with clearance meat you already have in your freezer, pantry staples you picked up on sale, produce you already have on hand, and/or sale produce from your local produce market. Let me know if you give it a try!

Printable ALDI meal plan and grocery list

*** Download this week’s printable ALDI shopping list and meal plan in Word format so that you can edit and add in your own meal ideas, remove items you already have on hand, change regional pricing to match your own store, etc. *** The day(s) next to each item show which meals use each ingredient, so that you can easily see what to delete from the shopping list if you’re skipping a night.

Things to know about the ALDI meal plans

A couple of notes

  1. I try not to repeat main dish recipes more often than once a month, but you will see favorite easy recipes come up again in these weekly ALDI meal plans as the same meats and produce items come up again on sale. Part of the fun of meal planning lies in mixing old stand-bys with something new each week.
  2. If one or more of these recipes isn’t to your taste, or if you have other ingredients to use, you can adapt the recipes in this ALDI meal plan to your family’s preferences — or just use the ideas here to supplement your own meal planning. See: Pantry staples to stock up on and how to modify a meal plan for your family.

** Ad markets and dates

This week’s ALDI meal plan reflects prices from the current week’s ad (running 7/21-7/27 in Sunday ad markets, and 7/24-7/30 in Wednesday ad markets). Non-advertised prices were collected on 7/24/19 at my local store in the Chicago suburbs, but non-advertised prices and produce deals *may vary* by location & region. In either ad market, shop any time through Saturday and start cooking on Sunday 7/28/19.

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Happy ALDI shopping and cooking this week, everyone!

Useful resources for meal planning + ALDI shopping

Let’s close things out today with just a few resources to help you out with your meal planning and ALDI shopping:

How fun are these ALDI themed t-shirts I have for you guys?!

Lastly: You can always access your current regional ALDI ad here.