Food/Drink The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night  

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List Rules Vote up the top, most dependable Frozen Meal companies.

Ever had to pull a 60-hour work week? Or worked so late you didn't have time to cook let alone stock up on groceries? In situations like those, your best alternative might be to bust out a frozen meal. But which frozen dinner maker is your favorite? This list contains information on the best frozen dinner companies, ranked from best to worst by your votes.

Since the invention of the microwave, frozen dinners have been a quick and affordable way to make supper. There are tons of great frozen dinner brands available in the freezer section of your local grocery store. You can even find a company that specializes in frozen dinners for kids. Banquet foods are well-known for being a top frozen dinner brand. In addition to selling standard frozen dinners, they also sell chicken products and ready-to-bake desserts. El Charrito is another good frozen dinner brand that specializes in Tex-Mex cuisine. Marie Callender's also makes delicious frozen dinners, but they are best known for their hearty pot pies.

In the past several years, frozen dinners and ready-to-make foods have received serious flak for all the additives and weird preservatives included. But there are plenty of healthy options of frozen dinner brands available, as well. Lean Cuisine and Healthy Choice are two of the top weight conscious frozen dinner companies. Other good companies that appear on this list of the best frozen food brands include Hungry-Man, Tyson, and Kid Cuisine.

What is your go-to frozen food brand on a busy night? Vote up the best frozen food manufacturers out there, and if you're passionate about a specific maker of frozen corn and taters, join the conversation in the comments section!
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Stouffer's is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Lean Cuisine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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57 28
Healthy Choice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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59 30
Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night
Restaurant

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Bertolli is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Amy's Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night
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25 20
Michelina's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Hungry-Man is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night
Restaurant

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Smart Ones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Boston Market is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night
Restaurant

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Old El Paso is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Kid Cuisine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Newman's Own is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night
Wineries

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El Charrito is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Swanson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Banquet Foods is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Birds Eye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Chili's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night
Restaurant

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7 20
Contessa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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8 25
Evol is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Udi's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Tyson Foods is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night
Food processing, Meats and Meat Products

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Kidfresh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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2 14
Wanchai Ferry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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2 15
Bellisio Foods is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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2 17
Dr. Praeger's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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2 19
Maxaroni is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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1 17
Candle Cafe Vegan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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1 20
Aunt Bessie's is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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1 21
Freezer Queen Foods (Canada) L... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night

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Findus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Frozen Dinner Brands for a Busy Night