There's nothing quite like cooking up a bowl of pasta for dinner, the ultimate comfort food, but what about cheese and broccoli pasta, is this meal high in syns on the plan?
Cheese and broccoli pasta has varying syns according to their ingredients, on average, you can expect an 100g portion to have around 6 syns however, making this meal quite high in syns.
We've put together a syn guide below, taking you through why this pasta meal is so high in syns, syn values of different types and a great SW recipe for making your own low syn version at home!
At 6 syns for an 100g portion, cheese and broccoli pasta is quite high in syns, consuming nearly half of your 15 syn daily allowance.
Although ingredients vary, this type of pasta gets most of its syns from the cheese which often has a high-fat value, some even have a cream sauce, making them higher in calories.
If you are interested in the syns of the cheese itself, we have a great syn guide here.
As we mentioned above, cheese and broccoli pasta syns can vary according to how it is made and the serving size, so as we can compare syns, we've listed the values of different options below.
If you are a lover of cheese and broccoli pasta, but not a lover of the syns, we have a great slimming world recipe for you to check out below which only has 0.5 syns a serving as long as your using the cheese as your healthy extra A!
Overall, cheese and broccoli pasta is high in syns, having 6 syns for a 100g portion, which means you could have up to 200g before using the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance. These pasta meals get their high syn values from high fat ingredients such as cheese.
By making your own cheese and broccoli pasta at home you can keep ingredients syn friendly by using cheese as your healthy extra A for example, if you are interested in the syns in other pasta dishes, we have an excellent syn guide here.