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These healthy english muffin pizzas can be made in a batch and then frozen to take out and bake as needed.

Freezer English Muffin Pizzas | make these healthy pizzas and freeze for easy dinners

There are foods that humans just seem to inherently love from the first bite. And pizza is one of those foods. I mean, who doesn’t love pizza?! Reveal yourself if you exist.

We always assume that pizza isn’t healthy, but it’s really not that difficult to turn it into a nutritious meal. These english muffin pizzas consist of a 100% whole grain crust, pizza sauce (which is counted as a vegetable for school meals, though I’m not that lenient at my house!), some veggies and a sprinkle of cheese. Pepperoni too, if you want! Like bagel bites but healthier.

Freezer English Muffin Pizzas | make these healthy pizzas and freeze for easy dinners

Individually, made up of good foods on their own. Put together, the ingredients are transformed into healthy english muffin pizzas that can be made in a batch and then frozen to take out and bake as needed.

If you are trying to cut down on processed food and meals, these are a great alternative for busy nights – or the nights when pizza is the only meal that will do.

Freezer English Muffin Pizzas | make these healthy pizzas and freeze for easy dinners

And definitely a great meal to have kids help with. If they are old enough, involve them in the process of making the english muffin pizzas. Demi’s almost two, so at this age she could help sprinkle a little cheese or vegetables – though whenever I give her cheese to sprinkle, it all goes in her mouth. (You really can’t take the Wisconsin out of the girl.) Older kids could spread the pizza sauce on the english muffin, then sprinkle with toppings.

After they are assembled, they just need a night in the freezer, and can then be bagged for the future.

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Freezer English Muffin Pizzas

  • Author: Emily Dingmann
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 12 pizzas 1x
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Ingredients

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  • 4 English muffins, split in half
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 6 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 oz. pepperoni, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Top one half of the English muffin with pizza sauce (about 1 1/2 tablespoons per muffin), shredded cheese and desired toppings. Repeat with the other side of the English muffins.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until cheese is melted.

Notes

  • Make these pizzas in bulk and freeze them. Assemble muffins on a tray that will fit in the freezer, add sauce, and gently press toppings down into sauce. Cover tray with plastic wrap or tin foil and freeze for at least 8 hours or overnight. Transfer pizzas to freezer bag and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until cheese is golden brown.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 pizza
  • Calories: 139 calories
  • Sugar: 2 grams
  • Sodium: 363 mg
  • Fat: 6 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 3 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 12 mg
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Protein: 8 grams
  • Cholesterol: 12 mg
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  1. sarah k @ the pajama chef

    we make english muffin pizzas alot at our house. they’re a great weeknight meal… and i also like to make “homemade” pizza sauce by mixing some italian seasoning into a can of tomato sauce. so much cheaper, and the jarred pizza sauce always has so much sodium. great idea to freeze them!

  2. Nikki

    Emily! We made these tonight! So good! I had never made them before…such a great idea! Next time, I’ll make more to freeze. So…an older toddler was “helpful”…sort of…Hudson sampled all of the toppings (including spoonfuls of the pizza sauce!) and took bites out of the english muffins.

    • Emily

      HA! That is hilarious, I love this picture of Hudson eating everything and every pizza having a bite out of it!!! So glad you liked them, thanks for letting me know!