What you get in Asda's £22 frozen Christmas dinner

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Asda has launched a frozen Christmas dinner deal that includes a frozen turkey, pigs in blankets, roast potatoes and more. Photo: Larry Crowe/AP

Asda has launched an all-frozen Christmas dinner deal that includes pigs in blankets and roast turkey for £4.40 per person.

With shoppers tightening their belts amid the cost of living crisis, the supermarket said customers will be able to feed a family of five with all the trimmings for just £21.48.

The frozen Christmas dinner consists of these products:

  • Asda Basted Small British Turkey, Frozen (approx. 2.6kg) — £13.50

  • Asda Frozen for Freshness Sliced Carrots (1kg) — £1.10

  • Asda Frozen for Freshness Garden Peas (1kg) — £1.25

  • Asda Party Pigs in Blankets, Frozen (12 pack) — £2.50

  • Asda Crispy Roast Potatoes, Frozen (800g) — £0.88

  • Asda Frozen for Freshness Brussels Sprouts (1kg) — £1.25

  • Asda Frozen Yorkshire Puddings (12 pack) — £1.00

The supermarket said that their deal is the cheapest on the market at the moment, at over 40p cheaper per head that the nearest competitor.

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Tesco (TSCO.L) was first to introduce a bargain Christmas dinner meal deal, which offers dinner for five for under £25 including a 1.5kg turkey crown, roast potatoes and trimmings.

At Tesco, shoppers can get:

  • Tesco British Frozen Small Turkey Crown (1.5kg) — £14.00

  • Tesco Roast Potatoes (800g) — £0.71

  • Tesco 20 Pigs In Blankets (400g) — £3.60

  • Hearty Food Co. 15 Yorkshire Puddings (230g) — out of stock at time of writing

  • Tesco Seasoned British Parsnips (600g) — £1.60

  • Tesco Garden Peas (1kg) — £1.25

  • Tesco Frozen Button Brussels Sprouts (1kg) — £1.30

  • Tesco Sliced Carrots, Peeled & Cut (1kg) — £1.09

Both Asda and Tesco offer a frozen turkey, pigs in blankets and Yorkshire pudding, along with peas, carrots, sprouts and roast potatoes.

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However, taking a closer look, Asda's turkey comes in at approximately 2.6kg, while Tesco’s is smaller at 1.5kg. But while Asda’s offer includes a pack of 12 of pig in blankets, at Tesco the deal includes 20 pieces.

Asda Rewards App users will also earn £1.50 in their Rewards App cash pot, when they spend just £20 on selected frozen Christmas dinner essentials including brussels sprouts, British turkey and pigs in blankets.

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