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GET MEX-CITED FOR THE RETURN OF ALDI’S MEXICAN SPECIALBUYS!
24 Aug 2018


Fancy a speedy and delicious Mexican feast with friends or family? Then look no further as supermarket Aldi is bringing back its Mexican Specialbuy range from Sunday 26th August. Staying true to authentic Mexican flavours, Aldi’s Fiesta Kits take inspiration from the Old El Paso kits but at better than half the price!1 From lip smacking tacos to milder herby fajitas, the range includes a variety of classic Mexican step-by-step kits that aim to suit everyone’s tastes. Remember - as with all Specialbuys once they’re gone they’re gone!
 
Kits:
Fiesta Nacho Kit (£1.35) - The perfect dinner for busy weeknights or tasty weekend snacking. This kit contains the base for perfect nachos. Just add your favourite toppings!
  • Contains: Crunchy tortilla chips, tomato salsa
  • Add: 150g cheese, guacamole, soured cream, jalapeños (optional)
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 3-4 
 
Fiesta Crunchy Taco Kit (£1.59) - Extra crunchy tacos loaded with Mexican spice and juicy salsa….what’s not to love?
  • Contains: 12 taco shells, tomato salsa, taco seasoning
  • Add: 500g minced beef, 15ml vegetable oil, ½ shredded iceberg lettuce, 1 chopped large tomato, 125g grated cheddar cheese
  • Preparation time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 3-4 
 
 
Fiesta Mild Fajita Kit (£1.29) - Perfect for Mexican food lovers who prefer a milder Fiesta feast.
  • Contains: 8 wheat tortilla wraps, tomato stir in sauce and a cool herb seasoning mix
  • Add: 500g chicken breast fillets, cut into thin strips; 30ml oil; 1 lettuce shredded; tomatoes thinly sliced; 100ml sour cream
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 3-4
 
 
Fiesta Chilli & Garlic Rice Kit (£1.59). Fiesta Mexican rice is infused with a complex flavour of tomatoes, chilli and garlic for a bowl full of flavour to please everyone.
  • Contains: Long grain rice, chilli and garlic sauce, rice seasoning
  • Add: 500g diced chicken breast, 1 red and 1 yellow pepper sliced, 1 sliced onion, 15ml vegetable oil. Optional: fresh coriander and jalapeño slices
  • Preparation time: 25 minutes
  • Serves: 3-4
 
 
 
Seasoning:
For a spice mix to add in to your own combination of ingredients, stock the cupboards with Fiesta Mexican Recipe Mixes (30g, 49p each). Choose from:
 Garlic and Paprika Taco Seasoning - This Mexican Taco seasoning brings vibrant flavours that go well with any meat. It has a gentle heat with punchy spices and garlic.
  • Cajun Seasoning - This Cajun Seasoning makes your Cajun dish look and taste amazing. It is a hot and spicy marinade with a kick of heat and great texture.
  • Fajita Seasoning - This seasoning has a beautiful smoked rounded flavour. It has a blend of warming cayenne, ginger and garlic that really finishes off any meat for your Fajita!
Also look out for Aldi’s Fiesta Mexican Condiments which include Sour Cream, Guacamole and Salsa (87p).

Some tasty additions:
Whether you’re a veggie or just craving something fresh and light, why not try Aldi’s recipe for Healthy Summer Tacos? Swap your taco shell for iceberg lettuce leaves, currently reduced from £0.48 to £0.35 as part of the Super Six fruit and veg deal.
Look out for the other Super Six fruit and veg deals that can add some extra vibrancy to your Mexican feast!
Flat Peaches, Pack of 4 - £0.35
Cucumber - £0.35
Radish, 250g - £0.35
Maris Peer/Baby Potatoes, 1kg - £0.35
Beef Tomatoes, Single - £0.35
Sweetcorn, Pack of 2 - £0.35
 
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For more information, please contact the Aldi Consumer Press Office on:
T: 020 7025 6611 or E: aldiconsumer@redconsultancy.com or visit www.aldi.co.uk
 
References:
  1. https://www.tesco.com/groceries/en-GB/search?query=old el paso&icid=tescohp_sws-1_old el paso

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