The 11 Best Healthy Frozen Pizzas of 2022, According to Nutritionists

The 11 Best Healthy Frozen Pizzas of 2022, According to Nutritionists

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Pizza is a food that brings people together and Friday night has been a staple for generations. But with busy schedules, occasionally reaching the fridge for a frozen pizza is an easier option. Unfortunately, if you don’t make your own at home, calories can add up quickly. This is where some of the newest and healthiest frozen pizzas can save the day.

“Frozen pizza is the perfect solution for a quick dinner, but it’s not always the healthiest solution,” says Stefani Sassos, MS, RDN, CDN, deputy director of nutrition at the Good Housekeeping Institute. “More and more options are popping up in the frozen aisle. They offer healthy alternatives to traditional comfort foods, including pizza.” When shopping for pizza, Sassus recommends looking for thinner crusts since more dough usually means more calories and carbs. It’s important to pay close attention to the portion size of pizza you’re buying, she says. Some brands offer a quarter of the pie as a whole serving, while others choose the whole pie as a single serving. “Remember that if you eat two meals, you will have to double the number of sodium and more, so take note of this, especially if you are trying to follow a heart-healthy diet.”

Registered dietitians with the Good Housekeeping Institute Nutrition Lab tested dozens of frozen pizza options, analyzing nutrition facts, ingredient lists, taste, texture, cooking times and more. Our top picks for the healthiest frozen pizzas contain about 30 grams of net carbs or less, less than 4 grams of total sugar and less than 600 milligrams of sodium per serving. We’ve prioritized picks that are high in fiber and protein, too. Our experts search for minimal ingredient lists and the best quality and tasting selections. Here are our picks for the 11 healthiest frozen pizza options, according to nutritionists and testers.

Our top picks:

You can learn more about how we rate frozen pizza—including tips for choosing the best pie for you—at the end of this guide. Looking for more healthy frozen options? Check out our guide to the best healthy frozen meals at the supermarket.

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1

Best overall healthy frozen pizza

Amy’s pizza

Thin Crust Margherita

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serving size 1/3 pizza
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 270 calories, 12 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 540 mg sodium, 31 g total carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 4 g total sugar, 2 g added sugar, 10 g protein.
2

Best frozen hummus pizza

panza

Margherita Pizza

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serving size 1/2 pizza
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 390 calories, 17g total fat, 8g saturated fat, 20mg cholesterol, 690mg sodium, 48g carbs, 7g fiber, 4g total sugars, 0g added sugar, 16g protein
3

Best frozen cauliflower pizza

cauliflower

Cauliflower Margherita Stone Pizza

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serving size 1/2 pancake
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 350 calories, 14g fat, 5g saturated fat, 540mg sodium, 44g total carbs, 3g fiber, 4g total sugar, 1g added sugar, 12g protein
4

Best high protein frozen pizza

as fluorine

Supreme Veggie Pizza on Cauliflower Dough (4 Pizzas)

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serving size: 1/2 pancake
Nutrition Facts (per serving): 290 calories, 19 g fat, 11 g saturated fat, 730 mg sodium, 8 g total carbs, 2 g fiber, 3 g total sugar, 0 g added sugar, 21 g protein
5

Best paleo frozen crust pizza

Capello

Naked Pizza Crust

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serving size 1/3 peel
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 240 calories, 16 g fat, 6 g saturated fat, 430 mg sodium, 19 g total carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 1 g total sugar, 1 g added sugar, 4 g protein.
6

Best low carb frozen pizza

outer lane

Cauliflower pizza crusts and rolls

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serving size: 1 piece
Nutrition Facts (per serving): 120 calories, 6g fat, 3g saturated fat, 260mg sodium, 4g total carbs, 1g fiber, 1g total sugar, 0g added sugar, 10g protein
7

Best frozen broccoli pizza

Mosaic Food

broccoli rind (2 dough)

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serving size 1/2 peel
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 180 calories, 0.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 38g carbs, 1g fiber, 4g total sugars, 0g added sugar, 4g protein
8

Best frozen vegan pizza

sweet land

Veggie Lovers Pizza

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serving size 1/3 pizza
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 210 calories, 6g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 32g total carbs, 5g fiber, 3g total sugars, less than 1g added sugar, 6g protein
9

Best healthy frozen pizza bites

Snowy days

Cheese pizza bites

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serving size 5 pieces
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 240 calories, 13g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 100mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 28g carbs, 5g fiber, 2g total sugars, 0g added sugar, 7g protein
10

Best healthy frozen pizza rolls

fecal bites

Breaded Cheese and Pepperoni Pizza Bites (4 Packs)

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serving size 3 bytes
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 250 calories, 15 g total fat, 5 g saturated fat, 50 mg cholesterol, 620 mg sodium, 21 g carbs, less than 1 g fiber, 2 g total sugar, 0 g added sugar, 8 g protein
11

Best healthy frozen pocket pizza

Mickey

Unprocessed pepperoni pizza pocket

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serving size 1 pocket
Nutrition Facts (per serving) 340 calories, 11 g total fat, 5 g saturated fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 560 mg sodium, 37 g total carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g total sugars, 0 g added sugar, 9 grams of protein

How we picked the best healthy frozen pizzas

Our registered dietitians have evaluated dozens of frozen pizzas, focusing on ingredient lists, sodium and sugar count, as well as fiber and protein content. We also took into account cooking times, texture, taste and overall food quality. Our top picks accommodate a wide range of dietary preferences, from high-fiber and protein-rich options to gluten-free and dairy-free offerings. Weigh testers in flavour, ease of pizza preparation and more.

How to choose the best healthy frozen pizza for you

When choosing a healthy frozen pizza, start by thinking about what you want to achieve. If your goal is primarily to reduce your carb intake, you may want to consider some of the veggie options on this list. If your goal is to increase your fiber intake, pizza made with beans might be a great place to start. If you’re looking for a frozen pizza similar to traditional pizza or are dealing with picky folks, we recommend the wheat crust, which provides a more familiar experience.

Many frozen prepared foods are loaded with sodium, fats, and added sugars. Be sure to pay attention to labels and look for whole food ingredients, such as whole-grain rinds, legumes, and vegetables like cauliflower and broccoli rinds. Be aware that the crust and tomato sauce can be a deceptive source of sugar, too, so aim for pizza options that have less than 4 grams of total sugar, Sassus says. Note that pizza can be carb-heavy, so complement the meal by adding more lean protein and vegetables or a salad on the side for added nutrients and fiber.

Why trust good housekeeping?

As a nutritionist and of Italian descent, Amy Fisher Well positioned as an expert in healthy pizza alternatives. She’s always looking for ways to get more fiber, vegetables, and legumes in her diet and can’t give up a healthy way to get a good salsa. She has worked as a recipe developer for several food companies, and also has extensive experience in the commercial side of the food business.

While researching this article, Amy worked closely with Stephanie SassosAnd the MS, RDN, CSO, CDN, NASM-CPT, Deputy Director of the Nutrition Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute Nutrition Lab that handles all nutrition content and product testing and evaluation. Growing up with a family working in the restaurant business, Sasos was able to combine her nutritional expertise with the culinary skills her mother and grandmother taught her. A home cook and meal prep expert, she is passionate about incorporating the unique flavors of different cuisines into her dishes.

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