The 8 Best Frozen Dinners To Heat Up Tonight

By Doug Norrie | Published

Best Frozen Dinner Options

Sometimes the thought of prepping and cooking an entire meal for the whole family is just a bit too much. Sure, you can head out to a local burger or pizza place, but maybe staying in is more your speed. For that we have the best frozen dinner options out there coming in all different flavors and styles.

Amy's Kitchen Enchilada Verde Whole Meal

For a healthier option, Amy’s Kitchen has you covered with a Mexican-themed dish that combines tortillas, vegetables, beans, and tofu and throws on a Verde sauce for good measure. There are a number of good options from this brand, but for our money the enchilada whole meal checks every box. 

Lean Cuisine Chicken Tikka Masala

Looking for a some Indian food but don’t want to take all of the prep time to make it happen? Lean Cuisine does a Tikka Masala that fits the bill, putting chicken, spices, and the creamy sauce all together for a quick and easy frozen meal. Cooking this from scratch is time consuming, but here you get the grab and go version.

Healthy Choice Simply Steamers Grilled Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo

Grilled chicken and broccoli in an Alfredo sauce keeps it simple, but doesn’t sacrifice any of the flavor. There aren’t any artificial preservatives in Healthy Choice options and this one has been a winner for years. They keep it simple and tasty which is about all you can ask for with frozen meals.

Trader Joe's Mandarin Orange Chicken

There are folks who swear by Trader Joe’s and it’s easy to see why. The outfit has a unique set of offerings and the quality has always been among the best in the industry. Their Mandarin Orange Chicken rings is as the best frozen meal option and this Asian-inspired meal combines crispy pieces with the sweet sauce. 

Stouffer's Lasagna with Meat & Sauce

If you are looking for a heartier option that might appeal to the whole family then Stouffer’s has you covered there with the Lasagna with Meat Sauce frozen meal. These come in individual servings or in family size depending on how many you are serving, and the ingredients might even fool you into thinking it’s been home cooked.

Marie Callender's Chicken Pot Pie

The perfect combination of comfort and flavor. Marie Callender’s Chicken Pot Pie is the traditional meal with pastry crust on the outside and chicken, veggies, and gravy filling up the inside. It’s another full-family option that can appeal to parents and kids alike.

Banquet Salisbury Steak

The beef patties are smothered in gravy and Banquets has been serving this frozen meal option for years. It’s a quick heat up and can be ultra-satisfying when looking for a family option without the time for all of the prep. And these won’t break the bank either.

Smart Ones Three Cheese Ziti Marinara

Want the taste of ziti without some of the guilt that can follow? Then Smart Ones Three Cheese Ziti Marinara is the thing to grab next time you are in the frozen food aisle. The calorie count doesn’t get too high and you’ll definitely be getting enough protein here. This Italian frozen meal is about as good as it gets in terms of flavor and stats.