Bremer Everyday Lasagna with Meat Sauce Review

Bremer Everyday Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Aldi has an enormous amount of store brands, and quite a few of them put out frozen food. Because reviewing frozen food is what we do, we want to check out all of it — well, as much of it as possible, anyway.

We’ve been slowly making our way through a couple of Aldi’s lines, so far dabbling in the Mama Cozzi’s and Bremer store brands. It’s the latter of those that we’re delving deeper into today, as we’re checking out the Bremer Everyday Lasagna with Meat Sauce. We love ourselves a good lasagna, so we’re pretty excited to be checking this one out.

As a multi-serve lasagna, this takes a good amount of time to heat up. We used the oven, which requires almost an hour of cook time, but the microwave is an option too. Even then, you’re looking at almost 20 minutes. We just figured that if we’re going to spend that much time cooking a frozen meal, we might as well go all out and use the recommended cooking method, which is the oven. (If you want to read the full cooking instructions straight off the side of the box, check out our package scans at the bottom of this review.)

Bremer Everyday Lasagna with Meat Sauce

This comes out of the oven not looking like much. We think the lack of mozzarella cheese on top ends up making this look a bit more generic than it actually is. To be clear, there is mozzarella cheese on top of this, but it’s such a scant amount that it’s barely even noticeable (despite what the image on the box might lead you to believe).

This is also flatter than we expected. We’re used to good, thick lasagna, so it feels a little weird to us that this is barely an inch thick.

Despite the lack of mozzarella and the flatness, though, this actually tastes pretty darn good. It’s a lasagna, so perhaps this comes as no surprise, but this is quite tasty. The sauce is the standout here, as it has a lovely sweet flavor that we really enjoy. A lot of lasagnas pair a more acidic-tasting sauce with beef, but this particular meal allows the two flavors to contrast rather than complement each other. It’s a good choice that we honestly didn’t expect.

The pasta is three layers thick, and there’s no ricotta cheese in the middle — just a tiny bit of cottage cheese mixed in with the tomato sauce. We have no complaints about the pasta itself, though that might be the least likely part of a lasagna to screw up.

Bremer Everyday Lasagna with Meat Sauce

According to the box, about one quarter of the package is a serving, and you can see what that looks like in the image above. If you stick with that amount, you’re looking at 240 calories and 920 mg of sodium. That doesn’t seem super bad (though that sodium is pretty high), but our reviewer ended up eating twice that. Because this is so thin, it ends up being less filling than you might expect a lasagna to be.

Overall, the Bremer Everyday Lasagna with Meat Sauce is a tasty meal for multiple people (though probably not more than two). At our local Aldi store, this is priced at $3.25 per box, making it a really great value for your hard-earned cash (compare that to the Stouffer’s Family Size Lasagna with Meat & Sauce, which is priced at $8.99 at our local grocery store). While this is certainly not perfect, it’s probably the best batch of frozen, multi-serve lasagna you’ll find in its price range.

To learn more about the nutrition content, ingredients, or cooking instructions for this Aldi brand frozen lasagna, check out our package scans below.

Bremer Everyday Lasagna with Meat Sauce