Frozen Pizzas: Which Taste Best?
The Good Housekeeping Research Institute tested a variety of frozen pizza brands and found the pies that are worth a slice (or two!).
Pepperoni Pizzas continued...
Stouffer's Pepperoni French Bread Pizza ($3.30, 11.25 oz. serves
Tasters didn't prefer the bread-y crust or the extremely herbal sauce, but it
had the familiarity of a childhood snack.
Per serving: 420 calories; 20g fat; 7g saturated fat
365 Everyday Value Uncured Pepperoni Pizza ($5, 13.9 oz serves 3;
The good, thick crust had toppings too salty and greasy for our testers.
Per serving: 370 calories; 20g fat; 9g saturated fat
Weight Watchers Smart Ones Artisan Creations Stone-Fired Pepperoni
Pizza ($3.30, 6.11 oz serves 1)
This pizza had tons of oregano flavor but overall was too soft and gummy for
everyone. It may have had a disadvantage because the instructions require
microwave cooking, while others can be baked in the oven. It might be fine,
however, for those watching their fat intake.
Per serving: 390 calories; 8g fat; 3g saturated fat
Healthy Choice Pepperoni French Bread Pizza ($1.90 - $2.40, 6 oz.
Another microwave sample. The French bread provided a very doughy crust, but no
one was wowed by the flavor. However, for those on a diet, it might be worth
Per serving: 350 calories; 4.5g fat; 1.5g saturated fat
South Beach Living Pepperoni Pizza ($3.50, 6.3 oz. serves 1)
Bland cheese and pepperoni atop mushy crust did not bode well for this low-carb
Per serving: 350 calories; 12g fat; 4.5g saturated fat
Originally published on August 4, 2009
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