How Many Syns In A Panini? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
8 August, 2022

Are Paninis High In Syns On Slimming World? - Our Syn Guide

There's nothing quite like a hot panini for lunch, but paninis are not syn free on slimming world, so you need to make sure you are tracking the syns in them in order to stay on track with your weight loss.

Are Paninis High In Syns On Slimming World?

Paninis have a variety of syns according to the fillings, on average they can have syns between 12.5 syns and 25 syns, making them very high in syns, therefore we would only suggest having them as the occasional treat on the plan.

We've put together a short syn guide below which will discuss why paninis are so high in syns, some varying syn values and our SW recipe for making healthier paninis at home!

Why Are Paninis High In Syns?

As we mentioned above, one panini depending on the filling can have between 12.5 syns and 25 syns for the sandwich, consuming most of your daily syn allowance. Paninis bread is quite thin and healthy, these sandwiches get the majority of their syns from the fillings like cheese instead.

Therefore, choosing healthier fillings inside of your panini can help to save syns.

Panini Syn Values

Paninis have a wide range of syn values according to the type that you choose and the fillings, we've listed some various syn values down below to help you stay on track with your weight loss.

Panini Syn Values
  • Lidl Bakery Italian Style Panini Roll - 11.5 syns.
  • Costa Coffee Pole & Line Tuna Melt Panini - 23 syns.
  • Costa Coffee Mozzarella, Tomato & Pesto Stonebaked Panini - 26 syns.
  • Aldi The Village Bakery 4 Italian Style Panini Rolls 360g - 12.5 syns.
  • Tesco 2 Panini Rolls - 11.5 syns.
  • Starbucks Tuna Melt Panini - 21 syns.
  • Tesco Bakery 4 Panini - 14 syns.
  • Starbucks Tomato & Mozzarella Panini - 22 syns.
  • Wetherspoons Wiltshire Cured Ham & Cheddar Cheese Panini - 27.5 syns.
  • Schar Gluten-Free 3 Panini Rolls 225g - 9 syns per roll.
  • Sainsbury's 4 Panini 360g - 12 syns.
  • Caffe Nero Brie & Bacon Panini - 26.5 syns.
  • Costa Coffee Chicken & Chorizo Panini - 22 syns.
  • Caffe Nero Mozzarella & Tomato Panini - 20 syns.
  • Iceland Luxury 4 Panini Rolls - 12 syns.
  • Starbucks Gluten Free Ham & Cheese Panini 178g - 9.5 syns.
  • M&S 4 Paninis 380g - 12 syns.
  • Co-op BBQ Chicken Bacon & Cheese Panini - 12 syns.
  • Tesco Hot To Go Chicken, Bacon & Cheese Panini - 20 syns.
  • Asda Tuna Melt Panini - 23 syns.
  • Tiffin Sandwiches Chicken Tikka Panini - 21 syns.
  • Co-op Mozzarella & Pesto Panini - 13.5 syns.
  • Aldi Inspired Cuisine 4 Panini Rolls - 12.5 syns.

Our SW Recipe For Making Healthier Paninis

If you're a panini lover for lunch, good news, you don't need to give up having your sandwiches, you can simply make sure your fillings are syn-friendly to help keep your syns lower and use a whole paninin roll weighing around 50g as your healthy extra B.

We've listed some great SW-friendly sandwich fillings to try at home below.

  • Chicken, Tomato & Quark.
  • Tesco Chicken tikka slices.
  • Tuna mixed with Sweetcorn & Quark.
  • Fat-Free Cottage cheese & Red onion.
  • Chicken, Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato.
  • Turkey & Bacon with no fat.
  • Turkey, Tomato & Quark.
  • Turkey & Sliced Boiled egg.
  • Sliced egg, tomato, lettuce and cucumber.
  • Smoked Salmon & Quark.
  • Slimming World Sausages, fried egg and bacon with no fat.
  • Bacon no fat and tomato.
  • Ham & Cucumber.
  • Roast Beef, Lettuce & Cucumber.
  • Marmite & Turkey.

Final Words

Overall, paninis are very high in syns, this is mostly down to the panini fillings rather than the bread themselves, most paninis from the shops will use anything from 12 syns to 25 syns depending on the type that you pick.

Our SW Recipe For Making Healthier Paninis

To save syns we suggest making your own paninis at home, you can use wholemeal panini bread weighing 50g as your healthy extra B and syn free fillings from our list above to keep syns low and enjoy your panini guilt free!

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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