If you are looking to make some pasta for dinner or maybe you are stocking up on some cupboard essentials, you might be wondering if passata sauce is syn-free on the slimming world?
Passata is syn-free on the slimming world plan as long as it has no added ingredients like oil or other flavourings, this means you can use as much of it as you want without restrictions.
In our syn guide below, we will take you through why passata is syn-free, some syn values of passata, values of other tomato products and our own tomato basil pasta sauce using passata.
Passata is syn free on the slimming world plan, this is because this sauce is simply made from crushed tomatoes and tomatoes are syn-free on the plan, meaning you can have as much of them as you want on the plan.
Passata sauce only starts to have syns when you buy the versions with oil and other added ingredients, so to be on the safe side, always check the label on your store-bought sauce to make sure it's just plain passata.
Passata has a wide range of syn values depending on the type you buy and its ingredients, to help you compare syns, we've listed some general syn values of different brands down below.
Most tomato products like pastes and sauces are often low in syns or syn free on the slimming world, we've listed some syn values of other tomato products to help you out down below.
If you've got a couple of packs of passata in the cupboard and you are not sure what to do with them, why not try making your own tomato basil pasta sauce at home?
We've listed the syn free SW recipe below.
Overall, passata is syn-free in the slimming world making it a great cupboard essential to stock up on for pasta and other sauces.
Be careful to avoid passata with added ingredients like oil since these options will have syns, instead add your flavourings to plain passata like in our SW recipe above to keep your sauce syn-free.