Do Mattessons Reduced Fat Pork Sausages Have A Lot Of Syns?
Pork sausages can often be high in fat and calories when compared to chicken or beef sausages, but this doesn't mean you can't enjoy them on the SW plan, you just have to make sure you are counting their syn value.
Mattessons Reduced Fat Pork sausages in particular have 7 syns for the whole 228g pack, making them a pretty good low syn choice if your craving some sausages.
In our small guide below, we will discuss why Mattessons Reduced Fat Pork Sausages are so low in syns, some other syn values from the Mattessons range, low syn alternatives to Matteson's sausages and a sausage low syn recipe to try out on the SW plan.
Let's get into it!
Why Are Mattessons Reduced Fat Pork Sausages Low In Syns?
Mattessons reduced fat sausages come in at only 7 syns for the whole pack of sausages which would mean 3.5 syns for half a pack, considering your daily syn allowance is typically at 15 syns, this allows you to get a lot of food for a smaller amount of syns.
Most pork sausages are fairly high in syns but the reduction of fat in these sausages are what keeps them lower, pork in particular gets most of the syns from the high-fat content. One way to keep syns low when choosing sausages is by choosing ones without any additional mix-ins and options for low-fat types or even vegetarian.
Mattessons Syn Values
Mattessons have a huge range of meat snacks and meals to choose from, we have listed out the syn values from some other products in their range below.
Mattessons Smoked Pork Sausage Original - 10 syns for 65g.
Mattessons Smoked Turkey Rashers - 2 syns for 25g.
Fridge Raiders Southern Style Chicken Bites - 5.5 syns for the pack.
Matteson's Fridge Raiders Roast - 5.5 syns for the pack.
Mattessons Original Unsmoked Turkey Rashers - 2 syns per rasher.
Low Syn Alternatives To Mattessons Reduced Fat Pork Sausages
There are many other low syn alternative sausages you can find in supermarkets if you can't find any Mattesson's types near you, we have listed a few below with their syn values to help you out.
Iceland Butchers Market Cumberland Sausages – 2 syns per sausage.
Slimming World Pork Sausages - Syn free.
Frys Family Vegetarian Country Herb Sausages - 0.5 syns for two sausages.
Muscle Foods Chorizo Pork Sausages – 2 syns per sausage.
Tesco British Pork Chipolata Sausages– 2 syns per 12 sausages.
Helen Browning Speedy Sausages – 1.5 syns per serving.
Tesco Lincolnshire Pork Sausages – 6 syns a serving.
Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Beef & Cracked Black Pepper Sausages - 2.5 syns per serving.
Tesco Chicken Sausage – 2.5 syns per sausage.
Heck Smoky Chorizo-Style Pork Sausages – 3 syns per sausage.
Porky Whites Pork Chipolata - 3 syns per sausage.
Slimming World Chorizo-Style Sausages - Syn free.
Richmond Irish Pork Sausages – 2.5 syns per serving.
Tesco Butcher Pork Sausages - 6 syns per sausage.
Live Lean Turkey Sausage - 2 syns per sausage.
Linda McCartney Rosemary and Onion Sausages - Syn free.
Tesco Dark Chocolate and Chilli Sausages - 6 syns a serving.
Heck Plump Pork and Apple Sausages - 3.5 syns per serving.
Heck Sausages with 97% Pork - 3.5 syns per serving.
Live Lean Beef Sausage – 2 syns per sausage.
Heck Family Favourite 85% Pork Chipolatas - 1.5 syns per sausage.
Kilmore Quay Seafood Sausages - 1.5 syns per sausage.
Asda Pork Sausages (reduced fat) - 0.5 syns per sausage.
Heck Chicken Italia Chipolata Sausages - 0.5 syns per sausage.
Our SW Friendly Sausage Recipes
If you are looking for healthy ways to cook your low syn sausages in meals we have created an SW friendly recipe for you to try out at home below.
Low Syn Sausage Casserole
This sausage casserole serves up to four people and is SYN FREE!
Three chopped carrots.
One onion chopped.
10 Slimming world syn free pork sausages.
Three celery sticks chopped.
Two cans of chopped tomatoes.
One tsp of rosemary chopped and one tbsp of parsley.
280ml of chicken stock.
Low cal cooking spray.
300g mushrooms sliced.
A tsp of sweetener.
Begin by heating your oven to gas mark 6 and start frying off your veggies in a pan, add the herbs and chicken stock then bring to a boil.
Season the mixture lightly and allow it to simmer for around 7/8 minutes.
Take your sausages and spray them with your oil then cook them for at least 20 minutes.
Cut your mushrooms and sausage into rounds then throw into the pan along with your sweetener and the cans of tomato.
Bake for around 15 minutes.
Overall, Mattessons reduced-fat pork sausages are low in syns thanks to the reduction of their fat content and can be used within stews or pasta to create a quick low syn weeknight dinner. To save syns, we always recommend choosing plain meat sausages without any mix-ins and reducing fat options, vegetarian sausages are also a great low syn option if you fancy a meat-free meal.
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.