Is Weight Watchers Beef Hotpot High In Syns On Slimming World?
For an easy weeknight dinner, you might be wondering if Weight Watchers meals like their beef hotpot has syns on the slimming world plan.
Weight Watchers Beef Hotpot in particular has 21 syns per meal making it very high in syns on the SW plan, we would suggest making your version to save syns or choosing a low syn alternative instead on the plan.
Down below in our syn guide we will take you through why this Weight Watchers beef hotpot is so high in syns, some syn values of their meals, low syn alternatives and an SW recipe for making your own at home.
Why Is Weight Watchers Beef Hotpot So High In Syns?
At 21 syns for one Weight Watchers beef hotpot meal, these meals are very high in syns on the SW plan putting you 6 syns over your 15 syn daily allowance.
These meals get their high syn value from all the added ingredients which are not syn friendly, the meal is also very high in fat having 18g of fat in one pack, this is due to ingredients such as caramelised sugar syrup.
Syn Values Of Weight Watchers Meals
Weight Watchers have a huge range of meals on offer for a quick dinner, to help you compare syns in them, we've listed them down below.
Weight Watchers from Heinz Beef Lasagne 320g - 15 syns.
Weight Watchers from Heinz Chicken Tikka Masala 320g - 12.5 syns.
A great way to save syns and still enjoy your beef hotpot is by making your slimming world-friendly version at home, we've listed the recipe deets below which only has 0.5 syns a serving.
700g of lean beef for stewing.
300ml of beef stock.
550g of potatoes.
Tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce.
One can of baked beans.
One spoonful of plain flour.
Two bay leaves.
Start by heating your oven to gas mark 4 then put the beef, flour, onions and carrots into a baking dish and season then pour the stock in.
Next add in the sauce, beans and bay leaves and stir to mix, put the sliced potatoes on top.
Cook in the oven with foil for around 3 hours, remove the foil on top and brown the potatoes for 30 minutes and grill to brown.
To conclude, Weight Watchers beef hotpot has 21 syns per meal making it very high in syns, this meal is high in syns due to its high-fat content which has around 19g of fat per serving. To save syns we recommend making your own beef hotpot at home which only has 0.5 syns a serving.
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.