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How Many Syns In Tzatziki Dip? Find Out Here!
Published: 21 March, 2022 
Updated: 
April 5, 2022 by

Is Tzatziki Dip High In Syns On Slimming World?

Dips and condiments can pack a lot of calories in if you are not careful, when dieting you need to be watching how many syns they have to stay on track with your weight loss.

Tzatziki dips on average from supermarkets have about 3 syns for a portion, making it a low syn dip, but still should be consumed in moderation.

In our guide below, we will take you through exactly how much tzatziki you can have on slimming world, the syn values of other dips, some low syn options from varying brands and how to make your SW version.

How Much Tzatziki Can I Have On The Plan?

Since tzatziki is only 3 syns a portion you could have up to 5 portions of tzatziki before using up your 15 syn daily allowances for the day.

Tzatziki remains low in syns due to its base of yoghurt which is naturally low in calories, other than that it only has cucumber and lemon juice as its ingredients, you should watch out for some tzatziki which can contain olive oil, this adds a lot of calories.

Some Syn Values Of Other Dips

So as you compare how low syn tzatziki is to other dips, we've listed out some of their other syn values below.

  • Taramasalata - 13 syns a portion.
  • Mild Salsa - 1 syns a portion.
  • Cheese & Chive Dip - 7 syns a portion.
  • Aioli Dip - 16 syns a portion.
  • Cream & chive - 6 syns.
  • Onion & Garlic Dip - 6 syns.
  • Smashed Avocado - 9 syns.
  • Reduced-Fat Houmous - 6 syns.
  • Caramelised Onion Houmous - 5 syns.
  • Houmous - 16.5 syns.

Low Syn Tzataziki Options

As we mentioned above, Tzataziki can differ slightly in how it is made, which means varying syn values, so to help you out we've listed some low syn options from different brands below.

  • Tesco Tzatziki Dip 200G - 3 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Tzatziki 200g - 3.5 syns.
  • M&S Tzatziki 230g - 6 syns for 100g.
  • Ocado Tzatziki 200g - 3 syns.
  • The Deli Tzatziki Dip 200g - 2.5 syns a serving.

How To Make Your Own Low Syn Tzatziki

One way to reduce the syns from tzatziki is to make your own slimming world friendly version at home, this recipe below is syn free and super easy to make too.

Ingredients

  • Zero per cent Greek yoghurt.
  • Drop of lemon juice.
  • Garlic.
  • Mint.
  • Cucumber half.

Method

  1. Slice your cucumber the long way and deseed it, grate it into a bowl.
  2. Take out excess moisture by squeezing it with your hands then add your garlic, lemon juice, mint, and yoghurt.
  3. Serve with crisps!

Last Words

Overall, Tzatziki on average will cost you about 3 syns, making it a great low syn dip choice, but you should be careful to measure the amount you are consuming to avoid spending too many syns. We recommend making this dip at home to keep it syn free rather than buying supermarket versions with extra add-ins such as oil.

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Hi, I'm Jennifer

Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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