Aldi sells Braunschweiger that is "inspired by Germany" under the private-label Deutsche Küche. Braunschweiger can be found during German week at Aldi. However, some Aldi stores carry it at various times throughout the year.
What is braunschweiger?
Braunschweiger is also known as liverwurst or liver sausage. It is a type of German sausage. It is made from finely ground pork liver, pork meat, and often includes other ingredients like spices, onions, and seasonings.
The sausage mixture is typically cooked, smoked, or both before being packaged. Braunschweiger is commonly served as a spread on bread or crackers and can be used as an ingredient in various dishes or sandwiches.
Braunschweiger is sold under the private-label brand name Deutsche Küche. When it is in stock, it can be found in the refrigerated section of the store.
Braunschweiger comes in a 16 ounce package that is refrigerated. The label says:
As of 8/1/2023, Deutsche Küche braunschweiger at Aldi costs $3.19 on Instacart. In-store prices may be slightly cheaper.
Disclaimer: The nutritional information provided on this website is intended for general informational purposes only and may not be accurate. Product ingredients and nutritional content can change without notice. It is important to look at the nutritional content and ingredients of the exact product you are purchasing to determine if it aligns with your dietary requirements.
Ingredients: pork liver, pork fat, water, potato starch, salt, dextrose, natural flavoring, sodium citrate, sodium diacetate, sodium erythorbate, sodium nitrite.
Fully cooked. Keep refrigerated.
Nutrition Facts & Calorie Information
Serving size: 2 ounces
Amounter per serving:
Total Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 4.5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Total Carb: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Total Sugars: 1g
Vitamin A: 100% DV
Vitamin C: 10% DV
Calcium: 2% DV
Iron: 30% DV
What is the difference between braunschweiger and liverwurst?
Braunschweiger and liverwurst are often used interchangeably in the US, but in Germany, Braunschweiger is specifically from Braunschweig city, while liverwurst is a broader term for liver sausage. Both are made from pork liver and spices, but the taste and texture may vary slightly.
Can you freeze braunschweiger?
Yes, you can freeze Braunschweiger. Freezing can extend its shelf life for several months.
Here is how to freeze braunschweiger:
- Wrap the Braunschweiger tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil to prevent freezer burn and protect it from absorbing odors from other foods in the freezer.
- Place the wrapped Braunschweiger in an airtight container or a resealable freezer bag for an additional layer of protection.
- Label the container or bag with the freezing date to keep track of its freshness.
- Store the Braunschweiger in the freezer, where it can remain for up to 3 to 4 months.
Before consuming the frozen Braunschweiger, ensure to thaw it properly. The safest way is to thaw it in the refrigerator, allowing it to slowly thaw without compromising its quality. Once thawed, consume it promptly and avoid refreezing as it can affect the texture and taste.
Is braunschweiger healthy?
Braunschweiger can be part of a healthy diet due to its protein, vitamins, and iron content. However, it is high in saturated fat, cholesterol, and potential sodium, so moderation is crucial. Consider individual health factors and balance it with other nutrient-rich foods for a well-rounded diet.