Quorn is an excellent meat alternative for vegetarians who want to incorporate more protein on the slimming world plan, it is also a low syn option for non-vegetarians who are looking to make healthy veggie meals.
Quorn Swedish style meatballs have exactly ZERO SYNS, this means you can enjoy them as part of your weeknight dinner without any guilt!
To help you stay on track with your SW plan, we composed a short guide below which will compare the syns in both meat free and meat meatballs, other Quorn syn values plus two syn free recipes for using Quorn Swedish style meatballs on the SW plan.
Quorn meat-free meatballs are low in syns as well as high in protein making them a low syn way to enjoy a spaghetti dish in the evening, but just how SW friendly are these compared to actual meatballs?
Well, lean beef mince under 5% is also syn free on the slimming world plan, so if you make some homemade meatballs you could also land yourself a syn free dish.
You do have to be careful when choosing pre-made meatballs from the supermarket as these can often have additional flavourings which increase their syn value, this could be milk powder or cheese for example. To keep your meatballs syn free you should make sure they are purely meat with no additional ingredients.
In terms of which is better for you, going plant-based a few times a week has many health benefits for your body and can even help you to lose weight and save money, as plant protein dishes are often cheaper and lower in calories than meat.
Quorn makes a variety of frozen and pre-made meals/meat substitutes for you to save some syns with, we have listed a few other products from their range below with their syn values.
If your looking for a syn free dinner, using Quorn meatballs is a great way to get some syn free healthy protein in if you are wanting to make a plant-based meal for dinner.
We have listed two of our favourite syn free ways to use Quorn Swedish meatballs in some recipes below to give you some weeknight cooking inspo.
Overall, Quorn Swedish meatballs are a great choice to add to your meals on the SW plan and are SYN FREE. We recommend having a few meatless meals a week for health benefits with some other low syn Quorn dishes above too and trying out our meatball dishes for some syn free cooking inspo!