How Many Syns In Piccalilli? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
28 May, 2022

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. 

How Many Syns In Piccalilli?

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.
  • Tesco Sweet Piccalilli 350g - 1 syn a spoon.
  • Tesco Sandwich Piccalilli 350g - 1 syn.
  • Bartons Original Piccalilli 439g - 1 syn.
  • Aldi Bramwells Piccalilli 290g - 1 syn.
  • M&S Classic Piccalilli 285g - 2 syns.
  • Heinz Piccalilli Pickle 310g - 1 syn.
  • Stokes Piccalilli 380g - 2.5 syns for 50g.
  • Garner's Tangy Piccalilli 283g - 1 syn.
  • Essential Waitrose & Partners Mustard Piccalilli 460g - 1 syn.

Low Syn Alternatives To Piccalilli

How Many Syns In Piccalilli?

If you find Piccalilli too high in syns or you're simply looking for another low syn condiment filler, we've got some savoury alternatives for you to check out below.

  • Heinz Original Sandwich Spread 300g - 2 syns for 40g.
  • Heinz Chunky Classic Ploughman's Pickle 320g - 1 syn.
  • Waitrose & Partners Ploughman's Pickle 310g - 1.5 syns.
  • Mrs Darlington's Ploughman's Pickle No.7 312g - 1 syn.
  • Branston Small Chunk Pickle 360g - 2.5 syns.
  • Branston Original Pickle 360g - 3 syns.
  • Aldi Bramwells Caramelised Red Onion Burger Relish 300g - 1 syn.
  • Tesco Finest Chilli Relish 295g - 1.5 syns.
  • Asda Tangy Burger Relish 310g - 5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Onion Relish 320g - 1 syn.
  • Tesco Red Onion Chutney 295G - 1 syn.
  • Tesco Tomato Chutney 300G - 1 syn.

Our SW Piccalillie Recipe

One way to save syns in your piccalilli is by making your own at home, we've put together a great SW recipe for you to try out which is only 0.5 syns a serving and serves up to 6 people!


  • 90g of courgettes, carrots and cucumber diced.
  • 90g of small pickle type onions.
  • 90g of green beans and cauliflower.
  • Two tablespoons of sweetener.
  • 350ml of malt vinegar.
  • 60g of salt for pickling.
  • Two pinches of ginger.
  • Spoon of mustard powder.
  • One teaspoon of curry powder, and turmeric.
  • Spoon pickling spices.
  • One spoon of cornflour.


  1. To begin, start by putting all the cut up veg into a bowl then sprinkle your salt on top and leave it overnight.
  2. 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.
  3. Add the cornflour in, the rest of the vinegar, simmer for 5 minutes then store in jars in a dark cupboard.

Last Words

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.

How Many Syns In Piccalilli?

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.
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