Aldi’s buns and veggie burgers come out top of BBC Good Food’s taste test while Asda’s BBQ sauce also scoops victory – The Sun

ALDI'S buns and veggie burgers have scooped the top prize in BBC Good Food's taste test, while Asda's BBQ sauce has also nabbed victory.

The food magazine blind-tasted over 110 supermarket products across 18 different categories from 10 of the UK’s biggest supermarkets.

And it's now revealed the results so that shoppers can make sure they pick up the tastiest treats for summer BBQs and picnics.

There are even options for veggies and vegans.

So whether you want burgers, hot dogs or pork pies, here's what you need to know.

Best burger buns – Aldi

Aldi scooped the top prize in the baps category with its Specially Selected brioche burger buns, which cost 79p for a four-pack.

Judges praised their "soft", "buttery" taste and added that they were sweet without being overly sickly. They also liked the fact they came conveniently pre-cut.

Best classic burger – Morrisons and Sainsbury's

The judges couldn't pick between two supermarkets in this category so they crowned Morrisons and Sainsbury's as joint winners.

Morrisons for its best beef and bone marrow burger, which costs £3 for a two-pack (340g) and Sainsbury's for its Taste the Difference steak and caramelised onion burger, which costs £2.50 for a two-pack (340g).

Judges said Morrisons' burger was "beefy and well seasoned" while they loved the handmade texture of Sainsbury's.

Best vegetarian burger – Aldi

The judges loved Aldi's The Deli sweet potato burgers, which cost £1.49 for a pack of two (230g).

They enjoyed the slightly curried, dhal-like flavour and thought they held together well when barbecued.

Best vegan burger – Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's Love Your Veg! The smoky ‘Jack’ quarter pounder scooped the prize for the top vegan burger.

Judges said both vegans and meat-eaters alike will enjoy them.

They're currently reduced from £2.50 to £2.25 for a pack of two (227g).

Best barbecue sauce – Asda

Asda's classic BBQ sauce was the most balanced the judges tried and they thought it would go well with everything.

Better still, it costs just £1 for a 460g bottle.

Best hot dog buns: Tesco and M&S

Tesco and M&S take the joint prize when it comes to the best hot dog buns – but Tesco's significantly less.

Tesco's four pack (280g) of hot dog brioche rolls cost 95p, while M&S' six-pack of brioche posh dog rolls cost £1.90.

Best sausages – Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's Taste the Difference smooth pork sausages were the stand-out in this category with their "perfectly seasoned", herby and peppery flavour.

They cost £2.50 for a pack of six (400g).

Best vegetarian sausages – Tesco

Tesco's meat free Lincolnshire-style sausages were heralded as an "all-round crowd -pleaser".

They cost £1.75 for a six pack (264g).

Best vegan sausages – Waitrose

Waitrose's vegan whirls in Italian style & Spanish style came top trumps for their "distinctive, impressive flavours".

But judges pointed out that their swirled shape does make them tricky to stuff in a classic hot dog bun.

They cost £4 for a four-pack (400g).

Best kebabs – Tesco and Waitrose

It's a joint win for Tesco and Waitrose when it comes to the best kebabs.

Tesco for its four Korean-inspired chicken kebabs costing £4 for a 305g pack and Waitrose for its four tandoori chicken breast kebabs also costing £4 but for less at 250g.

Do note that Tesco's kebabs are currently sold out online.

Best vegetarian kebabs – Waitrose

Waitrose's vegan tandoori kofta kebab costing £2.99 for a 280g pack takes the top spot.

Judges said it would go well in a hot dog bun or served with salad.

Best barbecue fish – Tesco

Judges loved Tesco's "vibrantly flavoured" salmon popsicles in chilli and lime.

They cost £4 for a 177g four-pack although they're currently sold out online.

Best barbecue joint – Co-op

Co-op took its one and only first prize for its ready-to-cook garlic and herb spatchcock chicken, which costs £6 (1,135g).

It has to be cooked in the oven first but judges said it "crisps up nicely" on the BBQ to finish.

Best sausage rolls – M&S

Who doesn't love a sausage roll at a picnic? M&S' handcrafted Wiltshire ham, pickle and cheddar sausage roll scooped the prize in this category.

Judges loved the addition of "smoky ham, slightly sweet pickle and full-flavoured cheese". They added that the pastry is "golden and flaky".

A pack of four (188g) costs £2.80. in this pork sausage roll.

Best pork pie – Tesco

Tesco's large Melton Mowbray pork pie was said to have a "nicely seasoned" filling and a "lovely even coloured" pastry.

It costs £2.50 (440g) although it's currently unavailable online.

Best scotch egg – Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's Taste the Difference scotch egg was the "clear winner" with its "well-seasoned" meat and "golden brown" bread crumbed-coating.

It costs £1.30 (140g).

Best vegetarian picnic snack – M&S

Judges said M&S' handcrafted roast butternut and red onion rolls were a great example of a a veggie roll which isn’t trying to be meat.

A four-pack (188g) costs £2.80.

Best potato salad – Sainsbury's and Waitrose

Sainsbury's came top with its Taste the Difference potato salad while judges also loved Waitrose's yogurt-dressed Charlotte potato salad.

Waitrose's version costs £2 (270g) while Sainsbury's comes in at £2.10 (275g).

If you want to get in on the action we've rounded-up the best gas barbecues you can buy this summer.

For those with a charcoal BBQ, here’s our step-by-step guide to firing up your grill.

And if you fancy something a bit different then you might want to head to Aldi where it's selling two-in-one charcoal BBQ grill and smoker.

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