As a member of BzzAgent, I was recently able to try Bon Appetit pizza. We rarely eat frozen pizza. The very few previous times that I have attempted to feed my kids frozen pizza I got comments from them like “This doesn’t taste as good as your pizza!” and “I don’t like this.” So, I was a bit hesitant to try this Bon Appetit frozen pizza. However, I’m always on the lookout and game for trying new food products. With the kids in tow, we visited our local Shoprite to choose our pizza. These pizzas come in five different flavors including Mozzarella & Pesto, Spinaci, Pepperoni & Pesto, Roasted Vegetable and Trio Bacon. Of course, our store didn’t have the Trio Bacon in stock, because I know that would have been a unanimous pick.
Instead the kids settled on Pepperoni & Pesto after much debate, comments and questions including “What’s pesto?” and “But I don’t like pepperoni” (from my daughter, where my reply was, well you can pick it off). If I got to choose I would have first opted for the Trio Bacon of course, but the Spinaci and Roasted Vegetable also peaked my interest.
With the kids home for the summer, I saved the pizza for a recent rainy afternoon and had a special movie and pizza lunch. I have to say this pizza was surprisingly small. The box says it is three servings. The kids each had a quarter of the pizza and I ended up eating half of it. However, if I was really hungry, I could have totally eaten the whole thing!
I cooked the pizza on my pizza stone, which I preheated in the oven. I’m not very familiar with frozen pizzas, so not sure if it was the stone, but the pizza had a nice, crunchy crust. I was surprised that the kids didn’t complain, but did comment, that the pizza was a bit spicy. I wish the pesto flavor was more pronounced. When my daughter commented “This isn’t real pizza” I corrected her and told her that it wasn’t home-made pizza. Overall, the kids ate their pizza without any other negative complaints. I will be on the lookout for the Trio Bacon pizza to have on hand in the freezer. While I prefer making our own pizza, this is perfect for those busy nights when I just don’t feel like cooking but don’t want to order takeout. I will need to make two to feed the family, but served with a salad I think it would make a decent dinner. Have you tried Bon Appetit pizza? What’s your favorite variety?