13 Best Frozen Lasagnas (We Tried Them All, So You Don’t Have To!)

Why Try a Frozen Lasagna?

Frozen lasagna is one of our go-to dinner ideas when we have no time or energy to even think about making dinner. Although making a lasagna from scratch certainly comes with bragging rights, it can be time-consuming.

There are lots of ingredients to purchase, a lot to clean up, and sometimes we just want to throw something in the oven real quick. Here we give you some alternatives to cooking all day – by highlighting some of our favorite frozen lasagnas!

It is a good replacement and easy to keep on hand because it is super easy to prepare from frozen. It is definitely a huge time-saver too since lasagna from scratch can take up a pretty big chunk of time! 

Here, we take a look at every type of lasagna imaginable, from your regular style to dairy-free, vegan, and even gluten-free versions. We tried many different brands so you don’t have to. Here are the top ones!

1. Michael Angelo’s with Meat Sauce (Overall Best Taste Award)

Michael Angelo’s Lasagna with Meat Sauce

We chose this one for overall best taste and the simplest ingredients – no preservatives – just real ingredients. It is cheesy with a nice bit of ricotta mixed in as well.

This is the closest thing to homemade lasagna in our opinion, and it’s most likely because they make these in small batches from scratch.

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2. Stouffer’s Classic Meat Lasagna (Best Classic Style Award)

Stouffer’s Classic Meat Lasagna

For some of us, this orange box is the frozen lasagna of our youth and for that, it’s almost a cult classic. It’s the quintessential frozen lasagna – very saucy with soft, slightly overcooked noodles, but somehow that is part of the nostalgia of it all.

If you let it sit for a bit after coming out of the oven, it’s less runny which works well. There is definitely something quite comforting about this particular version, but we feel like maybe it’s because it reminds us of our childhood.

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3. Rao’s Meat Lasagna (Best Quality)

Rao’s Meat Lasagna

Rao’s (a brand known for their tomato sauce) has also entered the frozen lasagna arena. Made with no added sugars, the sauce is the star of this frozen lasagna.

The portions are small – but it’s obvious they are going for quality over quantity, by focusing on making it taste like a home-cooked meal. This has a slightly thicker noodle than most, but the other ingredients help to round it out.

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4. Trader Joe’s Family Style Meat Lasagna (Most Cheesiest Award)

Trader Joe’s Family Style Meat Lasagna

This version of frozen lasagna is tasty, pretty meaty, and it definitely wins for most gooey and cheesy due to its top layer of mozzarella. While the ricotta on the inside is a bit bland, the sauce more than makes up for it.

While this frozen lasagna is able to feed a family of 4, keep in mind that it also takes 70 minutes to bake.

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5. Costco Italian Sausage and Beef Lasagna (Best Value Award)

Costco Frozen Lasagna
Costco Italian Sausage and Beef Lasagna

This is by far the best value in terms of cost and serving size. The taste of the lasagna is consistent and is a crowd-pleaser.

We appreciate that the flavor is good since it has both Italian sausage and ground beef in it. On top of that, their frozen lasagna is sold in a 2 pack, each with about 8 servings that can feed 16 people a decent-sized portion.

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6. Marie Callender’s Three Meat Four Cheese Lasagna (Best for Meat Lovers Award)

Marie Callender’s Three Meat Four Cheese Lasagna

This frozen lasagna is definitely for all the meat lovers out there. If there was an award for having the most different types of meat, this one would win hands down.

It has sausage, pepperoni, and beef which add a ton of flavor. One thing to note though: even though there are supposed to be four cheeses, we really only tasted the ricotta.

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7. Trader Joe’s Spinach Lasagna – (Extra Veggies Award)

Trader Joe’s Spinach Lasagna

If you love spinach, you will appreciate the fact that it is the first ingredient listed. This is also great for those who are trying to get more veggies into their day.

This frozen lasagna is by far our favorite for those who need a quick lunch at the office since you only need to have access to a microwave to cook it.

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8. Udi’s Gluten-Free Italian Sausage Lasagna (Best Gluten-Free with Meat Award)

Udi’s Gluten Free Italian Sausage Lasagna

Check out this frozen lasagna; it is a great gluten-free version with meat. This Italian sausage version is on the small side, but we love that it is a meat version that is also gluten-free.

The sausage is in small pieces throughout this dish and adds a nice flavor to the sauce. The noodles here are a bit more chewy, but still pretty decent for being gluten-free.

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9. Amy’s Gluten-Free Vegetable Lasagna (Best Gluten-Free & Vegetarian Award)

Amy’s Gluten-Free Vegetable Lasagna

We love this frozen lasagna as the front-runner for a gluten-free and vegetarian version. The ricotta and the vegetables make this a light, yet hearty meal.

There are so many vegetables in this one: spinach, zucchini, broccoli, carrots, and peas. It’s definitely a very flavorful alternative to a meat lasagna, and the noodles are so good that you can barely tell that they’re gluten-free. It’s also soy-free, tree nut-free, and kosher.

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10. Amy’s Vegan Gluten-Free Lasagna (Best Gluten-Free & Vegan Award)

Amy’s Vegan Gluten-Free Lasagna

For anyone who can’t have dairy, this frozen lasagna is perfect because it uses Daiya cheese (a vegan cheese brand). The rice flour noodles work well with the vegetable-forward sauce.

We noticed the zucchini, spinach, and onions gave this a great flavor profile so we don’t even miss the milk-based cheese.

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11. Lean Cuisine Lasagna with Meat Sauce (Best Low Calorie / Healthier Award)

Lean Cuisine Lasagna with Meat Sauce

It seems they keep the calories low with this frozen lasagna by using very little mozzarella cheese. While lasagna isn’t exactly the healthiest of meals, this is definitely a healthier option than most ones out there.

At 310 calories, this is great for those watching what they eat. The beef and pork meat sits between just two noodles, for this tasty, yet calorie-conscious version. This frozen lasagna also is easy to find since most major grocery chains carry Lean Cuisine.

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12. Cali’flour Frozen Lasagna with Meat Sauce (Best Low Carb / Keto-Friendly Award)

Cali’flour Lasagna with Meat Sauce

This frozen lasagna is on our list as a great alternative to regular pasta noodles, which makes it low-carb, keto-friendly, and diabetic-friendly. They offer meat or vegetable lasagnas, which is awesome.

The “noodles” are made from cauliflower, and the sauce has meat, mushroom, and spinach to add a nice flavor profile. With only 11g of net carbs, this is also a great alternative for someone watching their carbs.

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13. Evol Butternut Squash Lasagna (Most Unique Award)

Evol Butternut Squash Lasagna

This frozen lasagna wins for most unique because it is the only cream-based sauce on the list, and it contains butternut squash which gives it a slightly sweeter taste.

It also features ricotta cheese, spinach, red bell peppers, and carrots. The flavor profile of this frozen lasagna makes this one-of-a-kind.

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This concludes our list of the best frozen lasagnas. Are there any that jump out at you to try first? Let us know in the comments!

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