The Best Frozen Pizza
American Flatbread Tomato Sauce and Three Cheese
This exceptional version of the classic pie showcases Vermont Parmesan and a rich sauce made with organic tomatoes, red wine, and a hint of maple syrup. Also in good taste: the handmade, wood-fired crust.
To buy: $12.50 for 15.5 ounces (serves 3), at supermarkets.
* All pizzas tested were free of partially hydrogenated oils and trans fats.
Trader Giotto’s Pizza Parlanno
Want the works? This thin-crust superstar piles on flavorful nitrite-free Italian sausage, spicy uncured pepperoni, and a slew of roasted red onions, bell peppers, and garlic. Deliciously indulgent? You bet.
To buy: $4.70 for 18.25 ounces (serves 4), Trader Joe’s.
DiGiorno Rising Crust Pepperoni
Something for everyone. A generous pepperoni-to-cheese ratio should please meat lovers, while deep-dish fans will dig the inch-thick crust from its crispy exterior to its fluffy, soft center.
To buy: $7 for 28.3 ounces (serves 6), at supermarkets.
Red Fork Margherita
This delectable option, featuring the classic trio of tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and basil, gets a tasty upgrade with the addition of slightly nutty Asiago.
To buy: $8 for 12.5 ounces (serves 3), Whole Foods.
American Flatbread Sun-Dried Tomato and Mushroom
The organic button mushrooms that blanket this pie are firm, fresh, and earthy. (None of that slippery canned texture here.) Sun-dried tomatoes cured with garlic oil and basil add even more dimension.
To buy: $12.50 for 16.2 ounces (serves 3), at supermarkets.
Best Roasted Vegetable
Frontera Roasted Vegetable, Monterey Jack, and Poblano
This winner’s blend of onions and peppers is a heavenly match for the four-cheese combo of mozzarella, Monterey Jack, Cheddar, and Asiago. Think fajitas meet pizza.
To buy: $7.50 for 12.5 ounces (serves 3), Whole Foods.
This pie’s ultra-fresh mix of basil and pine nuts will make you forget all about red sauce. Organic tomatoes and broccoli florets are the finishing touches on the nutritious (and tasty) whole-wheat crust.
To buy: $7.50 for 13.5 ounces (serves 3), at supermarkets.
Tandoor Chef Roasted Eggplant
Naan, the famous flat bread of Indian cuisine, makes an unorthodox and delicious base for zesty tomato sauce and chunks of crispy eggplant.
To buy: $3 for 8.9 ounces (serves 2), at supermarkets.
365 Barbecue Chicken
A pizza for folks who love barbecue sauce on everything. Here, a not-too-sweet version perfectly complements smoked Gouda and juicy chicken breast.
To buy: $5 for 14.3 ounces (serves 3), Whole Foods.
Conte’s Margherita Pizza
This rice flour–based dough, spiked with salty Romano cheese, has a satisfying crunch and a delicate texture. Silky roasted garlic perks up the standard cheese pie toppings.
To buy: $9 for 16 ounces (serves 4), at natural-food stores.
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