How Many Syns In Quorn Swedish Style Meatballs? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
28 February, 2022

Do Quorn Swedish Style Meatballs Have A Lot Of Syns?

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.

Meat Free Vs Meat Meatballs - Which Is SW Better?

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 Syn Values

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.

  • Quorn chicken pieces - SYN FREE.
  • 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 ultimate burgers - 8 syns each.
  • 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 toad in the hole - 7.5 syns per serving.
  • Quorn Mozzarella & Pesto Escalopes - 7 syns per one.
  • Quorn mini kievs - 0.5 syns per one.
  • Quorn lasagne - 8 syns a serving.
  • Quorn BBQ slice fillets - syn free
  • .Quorn satay skewers - 3 syns each.

Our SW Friendly Recipes Using Quorn Swedish Meatballs

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.

Syn Free Meatballs & Rice


  • Batchelor's Golden Savoury Rice.
  • One red onion.
  • Garlic.
  • Squeeze of tomato paste.
  • Quorn Swedish Style Meatballs (one serving).
  • Speed veggies of choice frozen or cut.
  • Soy sauce.
  • Chili powder.


  1. First of all, cook your rice according to its instructions then grab your frying pan and start to fry off the Quorn meatballs.
  2. Add in your onion, garlic and chillies to the pan and fry them off until they soften, add your veg and allow it to cook for a few minutes then throw the rice into the pan and stir to combine.
  3. Now put in your dash of soy sauce and tomato puree and allow everything to fry for around 5 minutes on low heat.
  4. Serve!

Syn Free Meatball Pasta


  • One pepper.
  • One onion.
  • A handful of mushrooms.
  • Can of chopped tomatoes.
  • Garlic & chilli.
  • Spaghetti.
  • Tomato paste.
  • Quorn Swedish meatballs.
  1. First of all fry off your veggies in a pan with some low cal cooking spray until they start to soften, add in your meatballs as well as the garlic and chillies.
  2. Add in your tomato paste plus canned tomatoes and allow the sauce to simmer for around 20 minutes or until the meatballs are cooked and the sauce is thickened.
  3. Serve with pasta!

Final Words

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!

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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