Home Run Inn Pizza


Home Run Inn Pizza has a popular following. Try this frozen pizza and see what you think.

If you're from the Chicago area, you’ve most likely heard of this Pizza. You may have even had a slice hot out of the oven at on one of the Chicago-area pizzerias. Thankfully for the rest of us, Home Run Inn also has a very successful line of frozen pizzas. This line has enabled them to bring their homemade signature pies to the mass market.

The frozen Home Run pizzas come in a variety of crusts such as an ultra-thin (good for those watching their carbs), a classic and a signature crust. With each crust you can choose from the standard pizza topping combinations.

The toppings stay mainly with the classics; pepperoni, sausage, cheese, veggies or a combination of these. There’s also a Margherita pizza option.

Prices for these pizza run about $6 - $8 in your grocery store.


Nutrition

This frozen pizza brand is joining the ranks of many other brands trying to up their nutritional value by making pizzas with no preservatives and no trans-fat. They use all natural ingredients, which makes them tastier too.

Let’s take a look at the nutritional information on a couple of Home Run Inn pizzas (in case you are watching your calories. If you aren’t, or don’t want to know, you may want to click to another page.)

Classic Sausage & Pepperoni
Serving size =

  • 1/6 of 12” pizza
  • Calories: 380
  • Fat: 20 grams
  • Saturated fat: 7 grams
  • Sodium: 940 grams

Tread lightly and practice portion control if eating this frozen pizza.  The fat and calories add up fast!

Ultra Thin Pepperoni
Serving size = ¼ of 12” pizza
Calories: 300
Fat: 16 grams
Saturated fat: 6 grams
Sodium: 740 grams

The Ultra Thin crust is a little better on fat and calories (minus the sausage), plus you get a bigger serving size as well. 

Let’s see how Home Run Inn Ultra Thin stacks up to a DiGiorno thin crust pepperoni pizza.

Serving size = 1/5th of 12” pizza. Figures are approximate.

Home Run Inn’s Ultra Thin crust does fare a little better over DiGiorno in the nutrition department on this pizza. Especially in the trans fat department where Digiornio has 1 gram of trans fat. Now let’s try the Home Run Inn Classic crust with sausage and pepperoni against Tombstone’s sausage and pepperoni pizza on the original style crust (both 12” pizzas).

Serving size = 1/6th of pizza (12” pizza). Figures are approximate.

Home Run Inn’s sausage and pepperoni frozen pizza is higher in calories and fat compared to Tombstone’s similar pizza.

But would that make you choose a Tombstone pizza over a Home Run Inn pizza?

Everyone has their own opinion when it comes to the BEST tasting frozen pizza. How does Home Run Inn pizza stack up for you compared to other frozen pizza?


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