Delicious starters, meat-free mains and sides available in ALDI this Christmas, at unbeatable value!

This Christmas, serve up a vegetarian or vegan spread with ease, thanks to ALDI’s selection of meat-free options. From savoury sides to magnificent mains, ALDI has everything you need to create a five-star festive feast! It’s no wonder ALDI recently won ‘Retailer of the Year’ at the FreeFrom Food Awards 2022.

For starters, enjoy some delicious Tasty Carrot and Coriander Soup €1.69, which picked up Gold at the FreeFrom Food Awards 2022. Impress guests with the beautifully hand-finished Specially Selected Emmental and Asparagus Parcels €2.49, also available in Red Pepper & Mozzarella.

Discover a range of meat-free alternatives at your local ALDI that will make the perfect mains. For a vegetarian classic with a refreshing twist, try the Plant Based Nut Roast €3.49. Vegetarians can chow down on the Root Vegetable & Camembert flavour while vegans will relish the Plant-Based Camembert with Cranberry Sauce Centre.

Revolutionise the Christmas dinner with the award-winning Plant Menu No Turkey Crown with Vegan Bacon €6.99. Filled with cranberry and chestnut stuffing and hand-wrapped in vegan bacon, it will make a delicious meat-free option. Treat the whole family to a tasty Specially Selected Vegan Festive Wreath €6.99 – designed for tearing and sharing, it’s made with butternut squash, cranberries, chestnuts and pumpkin seeds.

Don’t forget the sides! Complement your feast with flavoursome Egan’s Red Cabbage €1.09 and classic Egan’s Brussels Sprouts €1.49.

No Christmas is complete without some sweets treats and desserts!  The Specially Selected Salted Maple Almond Brittle €1.99 is perfect for snacking on, but make sure to also leave room for some of ALDI’s vegan Holly Lane 6 Month Matured Christmas Pudding €2.99. Indulge in some tasty Moser Roth Vegan Truffles €4.79, which are sure to go down a treat with guests.

For delicious party food options stock up on Linda McCartney’s 6 Vegetarian Sausages €1.49, Inspired Cuisine 6 Large Vegetable Spring Rolls €1.75, and Plant Menu Cauliflower Popcorn Bites €2.99.

Looking for a wine that will perfectly complement your veggie feast? ALDI’s resident wine expert, Tom Doorley recommends Pierre Jaurant Fitou €8.99“a spicy, dark, almost peppery Fitou that will work well alongside the spicy, herby elements of your Christmas dinner.”

See below for a full list of vegetarian and plant-based Christmas food options available in 155 ALDI stores nationwide:

Available in stores now 

  • Egan’s Red Cabbage €1.09
  • Egan’s Brussels Sprouts 500g €1.49
  • Linda McCartney’s 6 Vegetarian Sausages 270g €1.49 Choose from Original or Red Onion & Rosemary. Vegetarian/Vegan.
  • Tasty Carrot and Coriander Soup 400g €1.69 Won Gold at the FreeFrom Food Awards 2022.Vegetarian.
  • Inspired Cuisine 6 Large Vegetable Spring Rolls 360g €1.75 Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Specially Selected Brittle 115g €1.99 Choose from Salted Maple Almond or Peanut Brittle. Vegan/Vegetarian.
  • Specially Selected Hand Finished Parcels 2x200g €2.49 Choose from Emmental and Asparagus or
  • Red Pepper & Mozzarella. Vegetarian.
  • Holly Lane 6 Month Matured Christmas Pudding 400g €2.99 Richly spiced pudding packed with juice vine fruits & laced with rum, brand & sherry. Vegan.
  • Specially Selected Hand Finished Nut Roasts 390g €3.49 Choose from Root Vegetable & Camembert (Vegetarian/Gluten Free) or Plant Based Camembert with a Cranberry Sauce Centre (Vegan/Gluten Free).
  • Moser Roth Vegan Truffles 144g €4.79 Choose from Salted Caramel or Caramelised Biscuit.Vegan.

 

Available from December 9th

  • Plant Menu Vegetable Bites 225g/226g €2.99 Choose from Cauliflower Popcorn with Buffalo Dip/Sweet Potato Bites with Katsu Dip. Vegan/Vegetarian.

 

Available from December 19th

  • Plant Menu No Turkey Crown with Vegan Bacon 560g €6.99 A festive-inspired soya joint with a jewelled cranberry and chestnut stuffing, hand-wrapped in vegan bacon. Won Silver in the IQFDAs 2022.
  • Specially Selected Vegan Festive Wreath 480g €6.99 Made with butternut squash, cranberries, chestnuts, and pumpkin seeds. Topped with rosemary, candied orange slices and a sweet cranberry glaze. Vegan.