Sometimes you just don't feel like cooking after a long day, and rather than reaching for a takeaway which is typically loaded with syns on the slimming world plan, you might be tempted to use a ready-made sauce instead like Dolmio, but how many syns do these stir in sauces have on the plan?
Dolmio stir-in sauce has varying syns according to the flavour you choose, but on average, you can expect a 75g serving to have around 4 syns a portion.
In our syn guide below, we will discuss in more detail why Dolmio stir in sauces have syns, some syn values of them and low syn alternatives for easy meals!
At 4 syns for a 75g portion, Dolmio stir in sauces is quite high in syns for a small portion, allowing you to have up to four portions before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan.
Most of the syns in these stir-in sauces come from extra ingredients and flavourings which contain sugar, some also contain a lot of oil, for example, the Dolmio sundried tomato sauce has 6g of fat inside and 4g of sugar per portion.
As a low syn substitute, plain passata can be a good low syn option without extra flavourings and ingredients such as oil.
Dolmio stir in sauces have varying syns according to the flavours and ingredients, so as you can compare syns, we've put together a list of their values below.
If you find Dolmio stir in sauces to be too high in syns, there are plenty of other low syn alternatives to try out for a healthy, quick low syn meal.
Overall, Dolmio stir-in sauces is fairly high in syns for a small portion, allowing you to have around four portions before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance. Most of the syns in these sauces come from sugar and oil due to the added ingredients.
Syns in pasta sauces can vary according to the type you choose and their ingredients, we have a great syn guide to other pasta sauces here.