We all love a comforting pasta bake for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, but pasta bake store-bought sauces can often be high in syns due to the added ingredients like cream or cheese, but what about Homepride pasta bake sauce in particular? Is it high in syns?
Homepride pasta bake sauce has varying syns according to the flavour you buy; on average, you can expect a 100g portion of any of their flavours to have around 4.5 syns on the plan, making it moderate in syns.
We've discussed in further detail below in our syn guide why these pasta sauces have syns, some syn values of their whole range and low syn alternatives for a Slimming World-friendly meal. We also included an SW pasta bake recipe to save some syns for when you feel like cooking!
At around 4.5 syns for 100g, Homepride pasta bake sauces aren't too high in syns nor too low; we, therefore, suggest having this sauce in moderation on the plan. You could have up to around 3.5 portions or 350g before using your 15 daily syns.
This pasta bake sauce gets its high syn value from the oil, cream and cheese in its spices. For example, 100g of Homepride's tomato and herb pasta bake sauce has 7.3g of fat inside!
Homepride has a wide range of pasta bake sauces on offer depending on what you fancy; we've listed their syn values below to help you compare syns.
If you love Homepride pasta bake sauces but find them too high in syns, or you want to stock up on some similar alternatives for quick weeknight dinners, we have some great low-syn alternatives below.
The best way to save syns and still enjoy your pasta bake is by making your own at home; we have an excellent recipe for you to try out below, which only has 3.5 syns a serving and serves four people in total.
Overall, Homepride pasta bake typically has around 4.5 syns per 100g serving on the plan, making it reasonably average in syns; you could have up to approximately 350g before using all of your 15 syn daily allowances.
Most of the syns in pasta bake sauces are from creams. To save syns, we suggest making your own at home with healthy swaps or checking out some low-syn alternatives such as pasta n sauce for a quick meal.