Is Piccalilli High In Syns On Slimming World? - Our Guide!
Whether you enjoy some piccalilli in your sandwiches or with some cold meats as a snack, you'll need to ensure your synning this mustard pickle on the slimming world to stay on track with your weight loss.
Piccalilli has 1.5 syns-2 syns for 30g making it a great low syn condiment to have with some snacks or in rolls and sandwiches.
Down below we've discussed in more detail why Piccalilli is low in syns, syn values of piccalilli, low syn alternatives to piccalilli and an SW recipe for making your piccalilli at home.
Why Is Piccalill So Low In Syns?
At just 1.5-2 syns for 30g, piccalilli is very low in syns, you could have up to 7 servings before nearing your daily syn allowance limit, making it an excellent condiment to add flavour to dishes.
One thing to note about Piccalilli is that the condiment is very high in sugar, having 11g for a 50g serving, this is because the sugar is used during the mustard pickling process.
Syn Values Of Piccalilli
Piccalilli has varying syn values according to the brand, to help you compare, we've listed some variations of condiments below along with their syn values.
Branston Small Chunk Piccalilli 360g - 3 syns for 50g.
Branston Piccalilli 360g - 2 syns.
Asda Sweet & Juicy Piccalilli 295g - 1 syn a tablespoon.
To begin, start by putting all the cut up veg into a bowl then sprinkle your salt on top and leave it overnight.
Next, wash your veg and dry then put 300ml of vinegar into a pan and add in all of your spices and boil for about 10 minutes until the veg becomes tender.
Add the cornflour in, the rest of the vinegar, simmer for 5 minutes then store in jars in a dark cupboard.
To conclude, picalilli is a great low syn condiment to use on cold platters or as a sandwich filler on the slimming world, we would suggest using it in moderation however since the spread can be very high in sugar due to the pickling process.
To save syns we recommend checking out low syn alternatives above or making your slimming world piccalilli with our recipe above which only has 0.5 syns a serving.
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.