With these Memorial Day deals at Aldi Grocery Store, you can celebrate the long weekend with friends on the cheap.

By Ananda Eidelstein
Updated May 24, 2018
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Now that the weather is finally warming up, we're all about entertaining outdoors this Memorial Day Weekend. And here's the thing: since entertaining can bust your budget, we've worked out a way to host friends for a backyard bash for less than $30 (our secret: a trip to Aldi Grocery Store!).

A classic start to MDW means chips and salsa ($5.38). But, since this is a celebration after all, a cheese plate is a no-brainer: place a wedge of Happy Farms Preferred Brie and a log of goat cheese, with some chunks of Specially Selected Aged Reserve White Cheddar ($7.77) on a wood cutting board or slate. Surround the cheeses with some crackers—or, to keep it cheesy, a handful of crunchy Specially Selected Gouda cheese bites ($1.69). Add some grapes, dried fruit, nuts, and some jam for extra points.

Pick up a bottle of Trestoria Rosé ($6.99) and drink it on its own or use to make frosé. Speaking of frosty cocktails, Season’s Choice Mango & Tropical Blend frozen fruit ($2.09) is great for making your own (get some frozen cocktail inspo here).

Once everyone is peckish and cheerful, get some good stuff on the grill. Grilled steak, juicy pork chops, seafood, or veggies all go wonderfully with the BBQ side essentials like Little Salad Bar Coleslaw and Macaroni Salad (both for just under $5!).

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Your apps and sides are covered and for under $30 (and that even includes a bottle of wine!). Now just pick your favorite thing to grill and get ready for more summer goodness. Oh yeah, don’t forget the corn.