Pitta bread makes an easy lunch or dinner with a filling of your choice instead of your normal sandwich bread, but are they slimming world friendly and do they have syns?
Pitta bread does have syns on the slimming world plan, having around 3 syns for a mini pitta and 8 syns for a large white pitta, wholemeal pittas are syn free on the slimming world as long as they are used as your healthy extra B fibre allowance.
We've composed a guide below which will take you through how many pitta breads you can have in the slimming world, syn values of pitta breads and some different slimming world recipes using pitta breads down below.
At 3 syns for one mini pitta bread (check out Warburtons Soft Pittas), you could have up to 5 mini pitta breads before using up all your daily syn allowance, for a large pitta bread you could have up to two, making them very high in syns, we would therefore suggest eating them in moderation.
To save syns you can also have wholemeal pitta breads as your healthy extra B, one 60g wholemeal pitta bread can count as your healthy extra B, over this allowance you will have to mark them as having 3 syns for a mini wholemeal pitta and 8 syns for their large 70g version.
Pitta breads have a variety of different syns according to the brand you choose, to help you stay on track, we've listed all the different syn values down below.
If you've got some wholemeal pitta breads to use up at home for a low syn lunch or dinner, we've got two recipes for you to check out below which are both slimming world friendly.
This SW chicken pitta bread recipe is syn-free and serves one for a quick and easy lunch.
This pitta bread pizza makes a great dinner instead of a regular pizza and is syn free, the recipe makes two pitta bread pizzas.
To conclude, pitta breads are high in syns if you choose white pitta breads, having on average 3 syns for a mini pitta and 6 syns for a large white pitta. To save syns we suggest choosing a wholemeal pitta which you can use as your healthy extra B due to the high fibre, this could be one pitta up to 60g.