Save on Pinterest

30 Healthy Freezer Meals You’ll Love

What meals can I make to freeze? We have tons of healthy (and delicious!) options. Check out casseroles, meatballs, soups and more of our favorite healthy freezer meals.

1 / 30
Chicken Pesto Meatballs

Chicken Pesto Meatballs

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled meatball mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a covered saucepan over low heat, stirring gently; add water if necessary.

If you love utilizing your freeze, you have to check out our ultimate guide to freezing food.

2 / 30

Broccoli Tuna Casserole

Freeze directions: Cool unbaked casserole; cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat the oven to 350°. Bake the casserole as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in the center to read 165°.

3 / 30
Sweet-and-Sour Beef StewTaste of Home

Sweet-and-Sour Beef Stew

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled stew in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth or water if necessary.

Still hungry? Find over 100 freezer meal ideas in this collection. 

4 / 30
Roasted Vegetable StrataTaste of Home

Roasted Vegetable Strata

Freeze directions: Cover and freeze unbaked casserole. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 375°. Bake casserole as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in the center to read 165°.

5 / 30
Sirloin Strips over RiceTaste of Home

Sirloin Strips over Rice

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled beef mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary.

These make-ahead freezer meals are perfect for busy nights. 

6 / 30
Quinoa Unstuffed PeppersTaste of Home

Quinoa Unstuffed Peppers

Freeze directions: Place cooled quinoa mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, stirring occasionally.

7 / 30
Autumn Apple ChickenTaste of Home

Autumn Apple Chicken

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled chicken mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a covered saucepan, stirring occasionally.

Check out more meal planning recipes, tips and tricks.

8 / 30
Fall Vegetable Sloppy Joes Exps Thedsc19 187808 B03 01 4b Rms 4

Fall Vegetable Sloppy Joes

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled meat mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary.

9 / 30
Easy Chana MasalaTaste of Home

Easy Chana Masala

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled garbanzo bean mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary.

10 / 30
Lamb Pitas with Yogurt SauceTaste of Home

Lamb Pitas with Yogurt Sauce

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled lamb mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add a little broth or water if necessary.

11 / 30
Sweet Potato Chili with TurkeyTaste of Home

Sweet Potato Chili with Turkey

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth if necessary.

12 / 30
Chunky Chicken CacciatoreTaste of Home

Chunky Chicken Cacciatore

Freeze directions: Place the first 6 ingredients in a freezer container and freeze. To use, place the container in the refrigerator 48 hours or until contents are completely thawed. Cook and serve as directed.

13 / 30
Chorizo And Chickpea Soup Exps Sdjj19 150632 E02 07 1b 10

Chorizo and Chickpea Soup

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled soup in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add a little water if necessary.

14 / 30
Italian Turkey MeatballsTaste of Home

Italian Turkey Meatballs

Freeze directions: Omitting additional parsley and Parmesan cheese, freeze cooled meatball mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, stirring gently and adding a little water if necessary. If desired, sprinkle with additional parsley and Parmesan.

15 / 30
Tomato & Garlic Butter Bean Dinner

Tomato & Garlic Butter Bean Dinner

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled bean mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary.

16 / 30
Grilled Basil ChickenTaste of Home

Grilled Basil Chicken

Freeze directions: Freeze chicken with marinade in a resealable plastic freezer bag. To use, thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Drain chicken, discarding marinade. Grill as directed.

17 / 30
Oven-Fried Fish NuggetsTaste of Home

Oven-Fried Fish Nuggets

Freeze directions: Cover and freeze unbaked fish nuggets on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet until firm. Transfer to a resealable plastic freezer bag; return to freezer. To use, preheat oven to 375°. Bake nuggets on a rack on a greased baking sheet 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

18 / 30

Harvesttime Chicken with Couscous

Freeze directions: Place cooled chicken mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, stirring gently; add a little broth or water if necessary.

19 / 30
Presto Pizza PattiesTaste of Home

Presto Pizza Patties

Freeze directions: Place patties on waxed paper-lined baking sheet; wrap and freeze until firm. Remove from pan and transfer to a freezer container; return to freezer. Freeze remaining pizza sauce in an airtight container. To use, cook frozen patties and pizza sauce as directed, increasing time as necessary for a thermometer to read 160° for patties and for the sauce to be heated through.

20 / 30
Maple Mustard ChickenTaste of Home

Maple Mustard Chicken

Freeze directions: Cool chicken in sauce. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through slowly in a covered skillet until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, stirring occasionally; add broth or water if necessary.

21 / 30
Chicken Florentine Meatballs

Chicken Florentine Meatballs

Freeze directions: Place individual portions of cooled meatballs and squash in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, gently stirring and adding a little water if necessary.

22 / 30
Butternut Squash and Barley SoupTaste of Home

Butternut Squash and Barley Soup

Freeze directions: Transfer to three 1-qt. freezer containers; cool. Cover and freeze for up to 3 months. To use frozen soup, thaw in the refrigerator. Place in a saucepan and heat through.

23 / 30
Tender Salsa BeefTaste of Home

Tender Salsa Beef

Freeze directions: Freeze individual portions of cooled stew in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding water if necessary.

24 / 30
Artichoke Chicken Exps 13x9bz19 24 B10 04 5b 9

Artichoke Chicken

Freeze directions: Cool unbaked casserole; cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake casserole as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in the chicken to read 165°.

25 / 30
Lemony ChickpeasTaste of Home

Lemony Chickpeas

Freeze directions: Do not prepare rice until later. Freeze cooled chickpea mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth if necessary. Serve with rice.

26 / 30
Arrabbiata Sauce with Zucchini NoodlesTaste of Home

Arrabbiata Sauce with Zucchini Noodles

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled sauce in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally.

27 / 30
White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Freeze directions: Freeze cooled chili in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth or water if necessary.

28 / 30
Taco Stuffed Pasta ShellsTaste of Home

Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

Freeze directions: Cool unbaked casserole; cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Cover casserole with foil; bake as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in the center to read 165°. Top with cheese and chips as directed.

29 / 30
De-Lightful Tuna CasseroleTaste of Home

De-Lightful Tuna Casserole

Freeze directions: Cool unbaked casserole before topping with cornflakes; cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Top casserole with cornflakes and bake as directed; increase time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in the center to read 165°.

30 / 30
Savory Turkey Potpies

Savory Turkey Potpies

Freeze directions: Securely wrap baked and cooled potpies in plastic and foil; freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 425°. Unwrap potpies; bake in the oven until heated through and a thermometer inserted in center reads 165°. Cover top with foil to prevent overbrowning if necessary.

Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

Popular Videos