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How Many Syns In Quorn Picnic Eggs?

Updated on 
28 February, 2022
By Lisa

Do Quorn Picnic Eggs Have A High Amount Of Syns?

Quorn Picnic eggs make a great snack and are an easy addition to lunches for vegetarians, but on the slimming world plan, you have to make sure you are accounting for the syns these eggs have for them not to affect your weight loss.

Quorn picnic eggs have 1.5 syns per egg, making them an excellent low syn snack to have one or two of when you are feeling peckish. 

In our guide below, we will discuss how many Quorn picnic eggs you can have on the slimming world plan, the other syn values of Quorn products and some low syn scotch egg alternatives. We will also throw in our special syn free SW scotch egg recipe.

How Many Quorn Picnic Eggs Can I Eat On The Slimming World Plan?

Since Quorn picnic eggs are 1.5 syns each you could happily have up to 10 of them a day before going over your 15 syn a day allowance. These picnic eggs are a great source of protein and low in fat too, making them generally healthy food as a snack, especially for vegetarians.

Are Meat Or No Meat Scotch Eggs Lower In Syns?

You might be wondering if Quorn scotch picnic eggs are lower in syns than scotch eggs with meat, well, this depends on the size of the egg, for example, most mini scotch eggs have around 1.5-3 syns in which is similar to Quorn picnic eggs, but for a full-sized one, you could be looking at up to 13 syns.

Quorn Food Syn Values

Quorn has a huge range of food and snacks which are a great alternative to meat and often very low in syns, we've listed the rest of the syn values from their range below.

  • Quorn chicken pieces - SYN FREE.
  • Quorn ultimate burgers - 8 syns each.
  • Quorn quarter pounders - 2.5 syns each.
  • Quorn Mediterranean chicken crisp bakes - 7 syns per bake.
  • Quorn cottage pie - 9 syns a serving.
  • Quorn chicken style fajitas - 2.5 syns a serving.
  • Quorn chicken nuggets - 0.5 syns per nugget.
  • Quorn southern fried burgers - 2.5 syns per burger.
  • Quorn sausages - 1 syn per sausage.
  • Quorn vegan hot and spicy burgers - 3 syns per burger.
  • Quorn Gruyere cheese escalopes in breadcrumbs - 7.5 syns per one.
  • Quorn Mozzarella & Pesto Escalopes - 7 syns per one.
  • Quorn mini kievs - 0.5 syns per one.
  • Quorn lasagne - 8 syns a serving.
  • Quorn toad in the hole - 7.5 syns per serving.
  • Quorn BBQ slice fillets - syn free
  • .Quorn satay skewers - 3 syns each.

Low Syn Alternatives To Quorn Picnic Eggs

  • Tesco 4 Scotch Eggs 454G - 13 syns an egg.
  • Tesco Finest 2 Scotch Eggs 260G - 15 syns an egg.
  • Tesco Bitesize 18 Mini Savoury Eggs 216G - 2 syns per egg.
  • Tesco 12 Mini Savoury Eggs 216G - 2.5 syns per egg.
  • Tesco Finest 2 Scotch Eggs 260G - 16 syns per egg.
  • Sainsbury's Scotch Eggs x2 226g - 14 syns per egg.
  • Sainsbury's Scotch Egg, Taste the Difference 130g - 18 syns per egg.
  • Sainsbury's Summer Edition Pork & Caramelised Onion Scotch Egg 113g - 15.5 syns per egg.
  • Sainsbury's Spicy Scotch Egg Summer Edition 113g - 15 syns per egg.
  • Sainsbury's Egg Bites x12 216g - 2.5 syns per egg.
  • Sainsbury's Egg Bites, Mini x18 216g - 2 syns per egg.
  • Sainsbury's On the Go Scotch Egg 113g - 14 syns per egg.
  • M&S 2 Pork Scotch Eggs - 12 syns per egg.
  • M&S Mini Snack Eggs - 15 syns for 100g.
  • M&S Coronation Chicken Scotch Egg - 10.5 syns per egg.
  • SamosaCo Onion Bhaji Scotch Egg - 8 syns per egg.

Our SW Friendly Scotch Eggs Recipe

If you want to save even more syns you can try making your own slimming world scotch eggs at home, we've listed the recipe details below which has 1.5 syns per serving and serves up to 4 people.

Ingredients

  • Four hardboiled eggs.
  • 45g of wholemeal bread.
  • Pinch of curry powder.
  • One tablespoon of parsley.
  • 1 teaspoon of mixed herbs.
  • Two eggs whisked together.
  • Two packs of SW fat-free pork sausages.

Method

  1. First of all boil your eggs for around 6 minutes then place them into cold water and allow them to cool, peel then set aside for later use.
  2. Blend your bread into breadcrumbs and take the skin off the sausages.
  3. Then blend the sausage, herbs and curry powder until combined, you can also season the mixture at this stage.
  4. Heat your oven to gas mark 4 then flatten your mixture in your hand and wrap it around an egg, repeat this with the other three eggs.
  5. Dip your eggs with the meat case into the whisked eggs then coat in breadcrumbs.
  6. Grease your baking tray with parchment and low cal cooking spray, place the eggs on top and bake for around 20 minutes.

Final Words

Overall, Quorn picnic eggs are great for veggie people on the slimming world diet and aren't too high in syns at only 1.5 syns per egg. We would suggest picking Quorn eggs over meat eggs as they are lower in syns or you could try making your scotch eggs at home which are also only 1.5 syns each.

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