- Be wary of sodium content. Number 11 - Tombstone:  This was one of the first pizzas evaluated and without question THE worst! Number 5 - Kirkland: If you're not familiar with Kirkland, it's the house brand for Costco. Our testers agreed: This was the quintessential cheap, frozen pizza. From rice to gnocchi to smoothies and even ice cream, cauliflower is sneaking into basically every meal you make, including pizza. - Be wary of sodium content. Tony's is a classic pie that packs some serious nostalgia, as it was one of the first brands of frozen pizza to hit the supermarket freezer aisle. The crust, while a tad bland (could have used some garlic butter), held up to the addition of other ingredients. 11 of 11. So how was it? Sometimes when doctoring a frozen pizza, the crust doesn't hold up. That's about as bargain priced as you can get. View an alternate. I purchased my Newman's Own Thin and Crispy Pepperoni Pizza on sale for just $4.99 and it weighs in at 15.1 ounces. This version from Newman's features a multi-grain crust made with flaxseed. THE worst crust. Freschetta pizza is definitely a repeat buy! If you or someone in your family is lactose intolerant or following a dairy-free diet, this Amy's no-cheese pizza is a godsend. Nutrisystem may not be the first name you think of when frozen pizza is mentioned, but it's certainly a brand expert when it comes to frozen foods for people on a diet. Hey, your muscles need to recover, and if a smoothie won't do the trick, a heavenly slice of this will! You get high quality ingredients with this pizza, but the crust doesn't hold up to added ingredients. The upside is, the ingredients are that good. So who makes the best of the cheap frozen variety? YUM! Lord knows the bargain basement brands don't exactly get crazy with copious amounts of meat and cheese. You sometimes have a bake a 'doctored' pizza longer than package instructions due to that added bulk, but because this crust is SO cardboard, an extra four minutes of baking time meant outer edge over-baked, middle underside of the crust under-baked. Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, creator of BetterThanDieting.com, and author of Read It Before You Eat It - Taking You from Label to Table, says, "One of the things that is really important to address is that gluten-free pizzas aren't necessarily healthy for you. Chapter 7 - Lamb Recipes - Grilling Good Eats, Frozen Pizza Brands, listed here from worst to best, Food Review: Kirkland Signature Kettle Brand Krinkle Cut Himalayan Salt Potato Chips, Food Review: Papa Luigi Homestyle Meatballs, Drink Review: Evan Williams Peach Bourbon. Please enable JavaScript if you would like to comment on this blog. The Tombstone Pepperoni Pizza cost $3.99 and weighed in at 20.6 ounces. It's not cardboard, it's actually a bit flaky and by design. Tony's is definitely a repeat buy! Pies dressed with a variety of veggies, like spinach, kale, sweet potato, broccoli, and mushrooms, will help you get a bigger nutritional bang for your buck. While this frozen pizza is made with white flour, its thin crust makes it lower in carbs than other traditional pies. To find out, I tasted frozen pizzas from five different brands: DiGiorno, Amy's, Newman's Own, Red Baron, and Tombstone. This fire-roasted veggie pie is a great alternative to the traditional supreme pizza. Nutrition info (per 1/3 pizza serving): 320 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 830 mg sodium, 38 g carbs (3 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 3 g added sugars), 13 g protein. With all those excellent fresh ingredients they have on hand, they could have made an OUTSTANDING classic pepperoni pizza. While the tangy sauce was notable, the cracker-like crust and greasy pepperoni didn’t earn any pizza any points. The pepperoni portion is decent and even though not authentic pepperoni had good flavor and wasn't too greasy. Kudos to the pizza companies that include cardboard discs in their packaging. Great Value can't handle doctoring and boy does this pizza need the help! Freschetta got four out of five Bachelor on the Cheap stars in its rating, please be advised no pizza brand scored a five. Freschetta uses real cheese and I can overlook the fake pepperoni. It was definitely friendly on the wallet and the size was good, but when it came to the taste buds..... Not so much. My DiGiorno Original Thin Crust Pepperoni cost me $5.49 and weighed in at 22.1 ounces. A pizza that gives frozen pizza a bad name, Totino's out of the package, sparse on fake pepperoni, Great Value (Walmart) Pizza - Out of the box. The downside to that though, is you don't get to truly enjoy pizza as YOU like it. The real cheese, the savory sauce, the excellent crust makes this pizza a repeat buy and no doctoring is required!