Is Loyd Grossman Tomato And Chilli Sauce High In Syns? Can I Have Their Tomato Basil Sauce On Slimming World?
If you need something quick and simple together, you might be tempted to use a jarred pasta sauce like Loyd Grossman’s but do these sauces have syns on the slimming world?
Loyd Grossman's tomato and chilli sauce has 3 syns for 100g and 2.5 syns for their no-sugar version, making it a great low syn pasta sauce. Their tomato sauce with just basil on the slimming world has 3 syns for 100g.
In our guide below we will discuss why Loyd’s tomato pasta sauce is so low in syns, some syn values, low syn alternatives to this tomato sauce and our best SW tomato and basil recipe.
Why Is Loyd’s Tomato Sauce So Low In Syns?
At just 3 syns for 100g, most of Loyd’s tomato sauces are very low in syns, making them a great pasta sauce to use when you don’t feel like cooking. These sauces are low in syns since they mainly consist of just tomatoes and veg which are naturally low in calories.
We would not recommend having excessive amounts of these sauces however since they are very high in sugar, with their tomato and chilli version and tomato and basil version having 6g of sugar for just 100g.
Loyd’s Sauce Syn Values
Loyd Grossman's have a huge range of sauces on offer with varying syn values, we’ve listed the rest of their syns down below to help you out.
To keep syns low in your pasta sauce, why not make your own tomato basil pasta sauce at home which is syn free?
We’ve listed the easy to make the recipe below.
Three fresh sprigs of oregano.
Three garlic cloves diced.
Pinch of chilli and cumin.
Two cans of 400g tomatoes.
Two tablespoons of balsamic vinegar.
200g of passata.
One spoon of tomato puree or paste.
Half a pack of small basil.
Begin by frying off your onion, garlic and oregano in a non-stick pan with some low cal cooking oil spray then add in the tomato puree, chilli flakes and cumin and fry off for about 5 minutes in total.
Add you are tomatoes and the passata then bring the mix to a boil and simmer for around half an hour, add in the basil and balsamic vinegar right at the end.
Season and serve with pasta!
To conclude, Loyds Grossman’s tomato and chilli/tomato and basil sauce is a great low syn sauce to pick for an easy mid-week pasta dish, costing you only 3 syns for just 100g, we would recommend having it in moderation however since it is high in sugar.
To save syns we recommend choosing Loyd Grossman no sugar sauces or making your own with our syn free recipe above!
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.