How Many Syns In a Tin Of Heinz Spaghetti Bolognese? & Some Low Syn Alternatives

Updated on 
6 October, 2021

Can I Eat Heinz Spaghetti Bolognese On Slimming World?

Tin food is not the healthiest option out there for lunch, but they are convenient and now and then make a tasty and quick meal, but just how many syns do Heinz spaghetti Bolognese have?

A tin of Heinz spagh bowl will set you back around 8 syns for the 200g tin, while if you go for the 400g tin it will be around 15.5 syns which is over your syn allowance.

In our guide below we have gone over other syn values of Heinz tin products below, as well as some alternative low syn canned food for quick meals, we've also included how to make an SW friendly Spaghetti Bolognese below if your in the mood for some pasta!

Do Heinz Canned Foods Have A Lot Of Syns?

The amount of syns your Heinz food has will depend on the type of canned food you choose, for example, the Heinz foods that have meals like mac and cheese and spaghetti Bolognese will have a higher amount of syns while cans such as the Heinz baked beans are syn free.

We will list the syns in Heinz canned food below.

  • Heinz baked beans original - Syn free.
  • Heinz baked beans barbecue Syn free.
  • Heinz tomato soup 400g can - 4 syns.
  • Heinz spaghetti bolognese 200g - 8 syns.
  • Heinz ravioli in tomato sauce, canned 410g can - 16 syns.
  • Heinz macaroni cheese, canned, 200g can - 8.5 syns.
  • Heinz spaghetti hoops - 1/2 syn per 100g.

Alternative Low Syn Canned Food For a Quick Lunch

If your looking for a quick meal that won't cost you too many syns we've put together a list of low syn canned food below to keep you on track.

Syn Free

  • Asda vegetable curry - Syn free.
  • Asda meat-free Bolognese - Syn free.
  • Heinz tagine chickpeas - Syn free.
  • Old elpaso refried beans - Syn free.

Under 5 Syns

  • Tesco chicken casserole.
  • M&S chicken noodle soup.
  • Asda chicken jalfrezi .
  • Tesco meat-free Bolognese.

Our Slimming World Friendly Spaghetti Bolognese

If you are craving a Spaghetti Bolognese and you are feeling inspired then why not make one that is low in syns rather than a high syn tinned version?

We've put the recipe details to our SW friendly spaghetti Bolognese down below which serves 4-6 people and has a low syn value of 2 per serving!


  • 500g lean mince beef
  • Two tins of chopped tomatoes.
  • 2 large carrots.
  • 2 large onions.
  • 2 sticks celery.
  • 500ml of beef stock
  • 125ml of red wine. (4 syns)
  • 100ml of skimmed milk. (3 syns)
  • Thyme.
  • Rosemary.
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of sweetener.


  • Step one - First fry off the onion, carrots and celery then add your beef mince and fry until browned.
  • Step two - Now add your tinned tomatoes, beef stock, milk and wine and allow the sauce to simmer.
  • Step three - Add the rest of your herbs and garlic, as well as the sweetener too.
  • Step four - Allow cooking for at least an hour or until the sauce has thickened then serve.

Final Words

Overall, Heinz Spaghetti Bolognese has around 8 syns for the small tin and 15.5 syns for the large tin which is your whole syn allowance for the day. You can also find a lot lower syn tinned food if you are looking for an easy quick mid-week meal, or if you are feeling creative why not try out our SW spaghetti Bolognese dish too which is only 2 syns per serving!

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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