If you're new to the slimming world and you're looking for some slimming world roast potato recipes, you’ve probably come across the infamous SW OXO roast potatoes.
SW OXO roast potatoes are made with OXO stock which allows the potatoes to crisp up on the outside the way they would with olive oil or fat while avoiding the high syns that come with normal roast potatoes.
In our small guide below, we will discuss what makes OXO roast potatoes so great for the slimming world, some tips for making these roasties and our best recipe for OXO SW roast potatoes.
The recipe for OXO roast potatoes is very well known for slimming worlders, this is because as we mentioned above it allows the potatoes to get that nice golden crispy outside without any oil or fat needed and most of all, the recipe is SYN FREE!
Thanks to the stock that cooks with these potatoes it also seasons the outside without any extra ingredients while keeping the potatoes moist on the inside due to the liquid.
Potatoes in any form, boiled or mashed are syn free on slimming world, but the syns come when potatoes are fried or cooked in oil, which is why roast potatoes have syns on slimming world since they are often cooked in fat.
For example, the average goose fat roast potato has 4 syns in for a small potato making it very high in syns.
Making some slimming world OXO roast potatoes is much easier than you think, but there are some tips and tricks to getting the best results while cooking this meal.
Now we know all about OXO roast potatoes and why they are amazing, let’s get into the most important part, how to make these roasties.
We’ve listed our best simple to follow recipe down below.
Overall, SW OXO roast potatoes are the perfect syn free alternative to your standard roast potatoes cooked in fat and high syn oil, with the average goose fat potato having 5 syns!
You can use both chicken and beef OXO cubes depending on the meat you're using and never forget to parboil your potatoes first to get them soft and crispy on the outside!