If you're a lover of coleslaw in salads, sandwiches or as a side, you probably already know coleslaw isn't the best for our waistline, containing ingredients such as mayonnaise which is often very high in calories.
Coleslaw which is low fat has around 2.5 syns for 50g, making it fairly low in syns, still, we suggest weighing out your portion of this dip to stay on track with syns since it can be easy to overeat.
We've composed a short guide below which will take you through why lower fat coleslaw is low in syns, some syn values and alternatives for sandwich fillers or dips as well as an SW recipe!
At 2.5 syns for 50g, reduced fat coleslaw is very low in syns, allowing you to have up to 7 portions a day before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.
This coleslaw is more syn friendly thanks to its reduced fat, regular coleslaw can have around 5 syns a serving which is double the amount and up to 8.5g of fat due to it containing cream!
There is a large range of reduced fat coleslaw on the market with similar syn values, to help you stay on track with syns we've listed a variety down below.
If you find coleslaw to be too high in syns and you're looking for a low syn alternative sandwich filler we've got some other options for you to check out below.
If you find coleslaw to be too high in syns but still want it in your sandwiches, not to worry, you can always make your own slimming world friendly version at home which has just 1 syn a serving.
Overall, Coleslaw can be high in syns, with regular coleslaw having up to 5 syns a portion and reduced fat options having 2.5 syns a portion, meaning you can have up to six portions or around 300g of coleslaw before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.
Coleslaw can be high in syns due to ingredients like cream or mayonnaise, so to save syns we recommend making your own at home with quark.