How Many Syns In Butchers Beef Burgers & Sausages? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
26 February, 2023

Can I Eat Butchers Beef Burgers & Sausages On Slimming World? - Our Unofficial SW Syn Guide

If you are planning to have a BBQ on the weekend or you are doing a weekly food shop and want to stay on track with your syns, you might be curious as to how many syns Butcher's beef burgers and sausages have on the plan.

Can I Eat Butchers Beef Burgers & Sausages On Slimming World?

Butchers burgers and sausages can have varying syns according to the amount of fat percentage they have or any extra ingredients, lean beef burgers could be syn free, however, you can expect sausages to have around 7.5 syns for two and a burger the same. 

Down below in our syn guide, we will take you through why Butchers beef burgers and sausages have syns, some varying syn values and two recipes using both beef burgers and sausages below for some cooking inspiration.

Why Do Butcher's Beef Burgers & Sausages Have Syns?

Butcher's beef burgers and sausages tend to have syns on the slimming world plan due to their high-fat content, only lean and low-fat beef with less than 5% fat is syn free on the slimming world plan.

Some Butchers also add extra ingredients into their burgers and sausages which can have syns such as butter, cheese or chutneys.

To keep your Butchers beef syn free we recommend asking for reduced fat options and lean cuts of beef.

Syn Values Of Beef Burgers & Sausages

To see how syns vary in beef burgers and sausages, we've put together a syn list below with different options to help you compare syns.

Syn Values Of Beef Burgers & Sausages
  • Beef Burger Patties, Barbecued - 7.5 syns.
  •  Slimming World 4 Syn-Free Beef Quarter Pounders 454g - Syn free.
  •  Reduced Fat Beef Burgers 454g - 10 syns.
  •  Beef Quarter Pounder Burgers 454g - 12.5 syns.
  •  Sea Salt & Black Pepper Beef Burgers 454g - 9 syns.
  •  Butcher's Choice British Fresh 8 Beef Sausages 454g - 6.5 syns.
  •  Northern Irish Beef & Black Pepper Sausages 400g - 11.5 syns for two.

Our Best SW Recipes Using Beef Burgers & Sausages

If you've found some lean beef burgers and low fat beef sausages from the Butcher's we've got some excellent SW recipes for you to check out below.

SW Beef Quarter Pounders


  • One garlic.
  •  500g of lean beef mince.
  •  One onion.
  •  Pinch of pepper and salt.
  •  Teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce.
  •  Pinch of chilli.
  •  Teaspoon of tomato paste.


  1. Start by preheating your grill to medium heat then grind up the spices and put them in the bowl along with the meat and other ingredients.
  2.  Divide into four patties then heat for twenty minutes or until cooked through.
  3.  Serve in wholemeal rolls and enjoy!
Our Best SW Recipes Using Beef Burgers & Sausages

Sausage Tray Bake


  • Twelve reduced-fat beef sausages.
  •  Two onions.
  •  Sage and thyme.
  •  Two garlic cloves.
  •  One chicken stock cube.
  •  Teaspoon of Worcestershire.
  •  300g of small potatoes.
  •  Three onions sliced.
  •  Two carrots.
  •  Butternut squash.
  •  Three portobello mushrooms.


  1. Begin by browning your sausages on all sides then put them in a baking dish, make the sauce by adding the onions, spices, herbs, tomato paste and some water. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  2.  Boil your potatoes and carrots then add to sausages and blend the sauce, simmer with your sliced onions.
  3.  Bake at gas mark 6 for 30 minutes with the squash and mushrooms.

Final Words

Overall, Butchers beef burgers and sausages do have syns due to their high-fat content, only lean beef is syn free on the slimming world plan, we, therefore, suggest being cautious when buying from the butchers, opting for low fat options without any extra ingredients.

Our Best SW Recipes Using Beef Burgers & Sausages

Always ensure you cook beef in low cal cooking spray to keep syns low, if you are curious about the syns in other kinds of sausages, we have a great syn guide here.

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.
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