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Are Frozen Peas Syn Free? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
5 April, 2022

Do Frozen Peas Have Syns On Slimming World?

Most veggies are classed a syn free on slimming world, but what about frozen veg like frozen peas, do they have syns?

Frozen peas are indeed syn free on slimming world, making it convenient veg to add to sauces and other dishes, do ensure that the frozen veg does not contain any oil otherwise this can add hidden syns.

We've put together a short guide below which will discuss if all frozen veg is syn free on slimming world, some other syn free veg if frozen veg is good for you and a couple of SW recipes using frozen peas to give you some cooking inspo!

Is All Frozen Veg Syn Free On Slimming World?

One of the best parts about the slimming world is their syn free food, which technically allows you to eat as much as you want without having to track the syns of the food.

This goes for frozen veggies too like peas which still count as syn free, the only frozen veg which might contain syns are ones for roasting, which can often contain oil.

Peas whether consumed in their natural form, frozen form or mushy form is all syn free.

Syn Free Frozen Veg

For convenience it can be great to have frozen veg as a backup in your freezer when you are out of groceries, we've listed out a few other types of syn free frozen veg to stock up on below.

  • Frozen peppers.
  • Frozen spinach.
  • Frozen carrots.
  • Frozen mixed veg.
  • Frozen sweet potatoes.

Are Frozen Vegetables Good For You?

Many people assume that frozen veggie loses their nutrients during the freezing process, however, this is not true, must do retain their nutrients apart from specific veggies like broccoli and peas, it also depends if they undergo a bleaching process.

Most frozen veggies do not contain preservatives but you might find that they have added salt or sugar.

Frozen Peas Slimming World Recipes

If you have a bag of frozen peas lying around in the freezer, why not make use of them in some low syn slimming world recipes?

We've got two recipes below for you to check out which are both syn free!

Slimming World Pea Curry

Ingredients

  • Three tablespoons of curry powder.
  • One onion.
  • 250g of rice.
  • Low cal cooking spray.
  • 600g of frozen peas cooked and mushed.
  • 7 tomatoes diced.

Method

  1. To begin, place a frying pan over medium heat while your rice is cooking, add the onion and curry powder, allow it to fry and become fragrant.
  2. Next toss in the tomatoes, allow the sauce to simmer, pour in the peas and heat through till bubbling.
  3. Serve with your rice.

Slimming World Pea Soup

Ingredients

  • 180g of potatoes.
  • One onion.
  • Three garlic cloves.
  • 350g of frozen peas.
  • 1.2 litres of stock.
  • 5g of mint.

Method

  1. Put your potatoes, onion, garlic and stock in a pan, allow the mixture to boil for around 20-25 minutes until the potatoes start to become soft.
  2. Next, add your frozen peas and simmer for a few minutes, add in the mint.
  3. Blend until smooth and serve!

Last Words

Overall, frozen peas are indeed syn free on the slimming world plan, meaning you eat as many of them as you want (within reason) with no syns. We always recommend checking frozen veg packs for add-ins such as sugar or oil to avoid extra syns.

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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