How Many Syns In Low Fat Coleslaw? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
1 February, 2023

How Many Syns In Low Fat Coleslaw? - Our SW Syn Guide

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.

Is Low Fat Coleslaw High In Syns?

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!

Why Is Low Fat Coleslaw Low In Syns?

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!

Syn Values Of Low Fat Coleslaw

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.

  • Aldi The Deli Reduced Fat Coleslaw 300g - 2.5 syns.
  • Tesco Reduced Fat Coleslaw 300g - 2.5 syns.
  • M&S Food Reduced Fat Coleslaw 300g - 4 syns.
  • Morrisons The Best Reduced Fat Coleslaw 300g - 4.5 syns.
  • Lidl Meadow Fresh Reduced Fat Coleslaw 600g - 2.5 syns.
  • Asda 40% Reduced Fat Coleslaw 600g - 5.5 syns.
  • Waitrose & Partners Reduced Fat Yogurt Dressed Coleslaw 300g - 4.5 syns.
  • Iceland Luxury Reduced Fat Coleslaw 300g - 3.5 syns.
Syn Values Of Low Fat Coleslaw

Low Syn Alternatives To Low Fat Coleslaw

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.

  • Aldi The Deli Reduced Fat Houmous 200g - 6 syns.
  • Tesco Reduced Fat Houmous 300g - 5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Classic Houmous 200g - 5.5 syns.
  • Asda Tzatziki 200g - 2.5 syns.
  • Co-op Tzatziki 200g - 3 syns.
  • Tesco Guacamole 163g - 4 syns.
  • Aldi The Deli Guacamole 150g - 4 syns.
  • Aldi The Deli Tuna & Sweetcorn Deli Filler 250g - 4 syns.
  • M&S Reduced Fat Tuna & Sweetcorn Filler 220g - 4 syns.
  • Co-op Deli Filler Tuna & Sweetcorn 170g - 5 syns.
  • Tesco Egg & Mayonnaise 250g - 4.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Rich Taramasalata 200g - 12 syns.
  • Tesco Reduced Fat Soured Cream & Chive 200g - 3.5 syns.

Our SW Coleslaw Recipe

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.


  • Half a white cabbage shredded.
  • Two carrots grated.
  • Two spoons of quark.
  • Juice of a lemon.
  • Four spoons of light light mayonnaise.


  1. Mix well and serve!
Our SW Coleslaw Recipe

Final Words

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.

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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