How Many Syns In Knorr Gravy Pots Or Are They Syn Free? Can I Use Them On Slimming World?
Knorr's gravy pots help to make a roast dinner simple, but with spices and stock pots, you need to make sure whether or not these flavourings have syns in them.
Knorr gravy pots have 1 syn per serving, making them a great low syn gravy type for adding flavours to meat when you're too lazy to cook your own.
Down below we’ve discussed why Knorr’s gravy pots are so low in syns, some syn values, low syn alternatives to these pots and an SW recipe for making your own gravy at home!
Why Are Knorr’s Gravy Pots So Low In Syns?
At just 1 syn a serving, Knorr’s gravy pots are very low in syns, this is because they consist of just flavourings, water and starches to make the gravy thicker. You must measure out the portion of this gravy however since having half of one of these pots could cost you 5 syns!
Knorr’s Gravy Pot Syn Values
Knorr’s has a wide range of gravy pots on flavourings on offer, we’ve listed the rest of their syn values down below to help you out.
Asda Extra Special Christmas Meat Selection Gravy Concentrate in Pots - 2 syns.
Co-Op Free From Turkey Gravy Pots 4 x 25g (100g) - 1 syn.
Tesco Lamb Gravy Pots with a Hint of Mint 4 x 28g (112g) - 1 syn.
Tesco Chicken Gravy Pots 4 x 28g (112g) - 1 syn.
Tesco Onion Gravy Pots 4 x 28g (112g) - 1 syn.
Our Best Slimming World Gravy Recipe
If you feel like getting creative in the kitchen, a great way to save syns is by making your gravy at home. We've listed two recipes below for both onion and beef gravy which are syn free!
SW Syn Free Beef Gravy
Two minced garlic cloves.
One red onion.
Spoon of balsamic vinegar.
750ml of beef broth.
First fry off your onion and garlic in a pan, add some stock to stop it from burning, then add in the herbs, rest of the stock, tomato and balsamic vinegar.
Boil then simmer for 40 minutes.
Once cooked, add to the blender.
SW Onion Gravy
One onion chopped.
One carrot chopped.
50g of mushrooms chopped.
Half a celery chopped.
Veg stock cube.
Spoon of tomato puree.
Half a spoon of marmite.
Spray a pan with low cal cooking spray then fry off some onion, carrot and celery as well as your mushrooms until they become caramelised.
Now add 300ml of water plus the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 20 minutes.
Remove from heat then blend.
Overall, Knorr gravy pots are very low in syns making them a great sauce to add flavouring to dishes like a roast dinner without too much fat and calories at just 1 syn a serving, we would be careful however about how much gravy you have, however, since a whole gravy pot could cost you 10 syns.
To save syns we recommend measuring out your gravy or making your syn free version at home with just broth and spices!
Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.