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Cambells/Fray Bentos meatballs?

Discussion in 'Syn Values' started by looby1003, 2 September 2009 Social URL.

  1. looby1003

    looby1003 Full Member

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    Hi everyone, I've recently started SW again and have dug out my old books that I kept from last time. In the "Free canned food" book, it states that cambells meatballs (now fray bentos) are free, but I've just double checked on the on line calculator and it says theyre 18syns!!:eek:. The book I have is quite old (about 5 years lol) so now I'm confused. Can I eat them or not?
    Thanks in advance for any replies

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  3. Circes

    Circes Strutting her stuff

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    You're right that campbell's meatballs used to be syn free a few years back but are not any more. Didn't know they were quite so high in syns though! It's the same with cans of Heinz Macaroni Cheese, which also used to be free.
  4. looby1003

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    Thanks for that circes. Wish they were still free though, I love them lol! Oh well.....
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    I've just received this years "Low Syn Snacks" book and if it helps the following cans are low syn:

    Italiana Bolognese Shells - only 5 syns on Green
    Italiana Cheese Tortellini - only 3 syns on Green
    Italiana Chicken & Red Wine Penne - only 2.5 syns on Green

    Beans & Mega Meatballs in Tomato Sauce - 4.5 syns on Green
    Beans & Sausages in Tomato Sauce - 4.5 syns on Green

    Chili Con Carne Silverado Beef only 4.5 syns on Green Day
    Vegetable Chili only 3 syns on Green Day

    Tesco Own Brand
    Healthy Living Mushroom Tortellini only 4.5 syns on Green
    Pasta Arrabbiata only 2.5 syns on Green
    Cheese Ravioli in Tomato Sauce only 3.5 syns on Green
    Spicy Pasta Spirals 3 syns on Green
    Value Ravioli in Tomato Sauce only 3.5 syns on Green

    Cross & Blackwell
    Waistline Tomato & Basil Pasta only 1.5 syns on Green
    Waistline Tomato & Mascarpone Pasta only 3 syns on Green

    Organic Vegetable Chilli - 2 syns on Green
    Vegetable Casablanca - 1.5 syns on Green
    Vegetable Casserole & Dumplings - 2 syns on Green

    Vegetable Curry - 1.5 syns on Green

    Ye Olde Oak
    Chicken Fajita Filling - 2 syns on Red
    Hot Chilli Con Carne - 3 syns on Red

    Chicken Casserole with Vegetables in Gravy - 3 syns on Red
    Minced Beef & Onion (180g) - 3.5 syns on Red

    Hopefully this will be enough to keep you going for a while. If you can get to a class I recommend you get the latest Low Syn Snacks and Branded Free Food books there are plenty of other canned, chilled and frozen meals to go at especially own brands like M&S, Morrisons, Tescos, etc..

    Kind regards and good luck back on SW.
    Last edited: 2 September 2009
  6. looby1003

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    Oooh thanks so much for the above info, much appreciated :). It'll help me next time I'm shopping. Looks like I will have to update my books, so will enquire when I'm next at class. Thanks again.
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