DiGiorno Pizza Review: Cult Classic!

If you’re a frozen food fanatic, DiGiorno frozen pizzas are likely a familiar delight. We’ve savored these pizzas for as long as we can remember, and we’ve sampled quite a few from their lineup. Spoiler alert: we’ve yet to encounter a subpar pizza from DiGiorno. Today, we’re thrilled to provide you with an official review of the DiGiorno Italian Sausage Rising Crust Pizza. We’ve enjoyed it countless times before, but now it’s time to put our thoughts into words.

We’ve checked out two of their most popular pizzas!

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1: DiGiorno Sausage Rising Crust Pizza

  • Caution: Let it cool!

Before you dive in, here’s a pro tip: Give this pizza a moment to cool after it emerges from the oven. The sauce can be scorching hot, and you don’t want to end up with a burnt palate.

  • Thick, Indulgent Crust – it’s impressively thick for a frozen pizza. This pizza is all about indulgence, and the crust holds its own in the taste department. While it may not reach the heights of some premium crusts like Amy’s Kitchen, it certainly surpasses the average.
  • Succulent Sausage – The sausage on this pizza is a star. It’s juicy, flavorful, and carries a nice bit of bite. The only hiccup we found is that it can get a tad dry on top if you overcook it. Stick with the recommended cooking time of 21 to 25 minutes, and you’ll be golden.
  • Tomato Paste Delight – DiGiorno uses a rich tomato paste for their sauce, and it’s a winner in our book. It’s not overly sweet or spicy, leaning more towards a neutral red sauce. Simple, but satisfying.
  • Calories & Sodium Alert Here’s a surprising fact: there are supposedly six servings in one pizza. That sounds a bit extreme to us. We typically find ourselves devouring half a pizza in one sitting, and this one is more filling than most frozen pizzas. However, if you do polish off half, be prepared for a calorie and sodium overload. It spikes to 990 calories and a whopping 2,280 mg of sodium. Not an everyday indulgence, and even DiGiorno’s website cautions against excessive consumption.

2: DiGiorno Fully Stuffed Crust Pizza

Let’s shift our attention briefly to another DiGiorno creation, the Fully Stuffed Crust Pizza.

  • Double Pepperoni Delight – This pizza offers a double dose of pepperoni, with both slices and diced bits. It’s a tasty twist on a classic topping.
  • The Usual Elements – Expect the familiar elements: mild and chewy cheese, greasy and meaty-tasting pepperoni, flavorful but slightly watery red sauce, and a yeasty and satisfying crust.
  • A Cheese Bonanza – The star of the show is undoubtedly the fully stuffed crust. Unlike typical stuffed crusts, this one boasts a “FULL LAYER of cheese” on the inside. It spans the entire pizza, providing an extra mound of mozzarella in every bite.
  • Texture and Flavor – The crust is smooth, supple, and almost fluffy due to the added layer of cheese. However, the extra cheesiness doesn’t overpower the overall flavor profile, which might leave some wanting more punch.


DiGiorno pizzas continue to be a beloved choice for frozen food enthusiasts. Whether you opt for the classic Italian Sausage Rising Crust or venture into the realm of the Fully Stuffed Crust, remember to savor them responsibly. Your taste buds will thank you.

While DiGiorno is a fan favorite for many, if you’re hosting a large gathering, you might need to calculate how many pizzas you require for 60 people.

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