If your looking to add an easy side to your dinner, you might be tempted to use a can of new potatoes, but are tinned new potatoes syn free on the slimming world plan or do they have syns?
Tinned new potatoes as long as they are in water are indeed syn free on the slimming world diet, these potatoes only have syns if they are stored in other ingredients or cooked in oil.
In our short syn guide below, we will take you through why tinned new potatoes are syn-free on slimming world, some syn values of other potato products and a recipe for some SW crushed new potatoes to try for a tasty side!
Tinned new potatoes are syn-free on the slimming world plan as long as they are stored in water, allowing you to have as much of them as you want on the plan.
Potatoes themselves are classed as syn free on the plan as long as they are not fried and cooked with oil other than low cal cooking spray, making them excellent mashed as sides or as chips when cooked in an air fryer.
Potato products are syn free on the slimming world plan unless they contain oil or other kinds of ingredients, some supermarket products like roast potatoes can often contain hidden syns without you knowing which is why you should always check the ingredients list properly.
We've listed a few common potato products down below along with their syn values to help you stay on track.
If you've got some new potatoes lying around at home or some tinned ones which need using up, we've got a great recipe to jazz your new potatoes up below as a tasty side which is low in syns and easy to make!
Overall, tinned new potatoes are syn free on the slimming world as long as they are stored in water, potatoes with ingredients such as oil will need to be synned on the SW plan due to the added fat and calories, so always check ingredients just in case.