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Please Help, Once & for all - IS Tesco's Everyday Value Irish Stew Free or not!?

Discussion in 'Syn Values' started by minxie_minx, 24 January 2014 Social URL.

  1. minxie_minx

    minxie_minx Aspartame Free

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    Help.

    I remember a while ago someone stated that Tesco Irish Stew (in a can) was free. However, in Tesco.. there are two kinds. There is the first one 'Tesco Irish Stew' & the second is their 'Tesco Everyday Value Irish Stew' - Are ANY of these free? I'm following Slimming World (EE) & would love to know as I have a few tins leftover of the 'EVERYDAY Irish Stew' - I was eating it a while ago, assuming it was free, lol. Help! Here's some more info on both:

    'Tesco Irish Stew'


    Ingredients: Vegetables (34%),Mutton (30%) ,Water ,Wheat Flour ,Pearl Barley ,Salt ,Modified Maize Starch ,Lamb Stock ,Carrot ,Onion ,Mushroom ,White Pepper,Carrot Juice ,Black Pepper ,Vegetables in varying proportions: Carrot ,Onion ,Peas ,Potato (Sulphites).[TABLE]

    [TR]
    [TH]Typical Values[/TH]
    [TH]100g contains[/TH]
    [TH] Half of a can (200g) contains
    [/TH]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Energy[/TH]
    [TD]75kcal
    [/TD]
    [TD] 150kcal
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Protein[/TH]
    [TD]7.7g[/TD]
    [TD] 15.4g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Carbohydrate[/TH]
    [TD]6.5g[/TD]
    [TD] 13.0g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Sugars[/TH]
    [TD]1.3g[/TD]
    [TD] 2.6g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Fat[/TH]
    [TD]1.7g[/TD]
    [TD] 3.4g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Saturates[/TH]
    [TD]0.7g[/TD]
    [TD] 1.4g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Fibre[/TH]
    [TD]1.3g[/TD]
    [TD] 2.6g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Salt[/TH]
    [TD]0.8g[/TD]
    [TD] 1.6g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]


    'Tesco EVERYDAY VALUE Irish Stew'


    Ingredients: Water,Potato (17%) ,Carrot (15%) ,Lamb (11%) ,Garden Peas (3.5%) ,Tomato Purée ,Modified Maize Starch ,Wheat Flour ,Lamb Fat ,Salt,Flavouring,Colour (Caramelised Sugar Syrup) ,White Pepper.

    [TABLE]
    [TR]
    [TH]Typical Values[/TH]
    [TH]100g contains[/TH]
    [TH] Half of a can (196g) contains
    [/TH]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Energy[/TH]
    [TD]65kcal
    [/TD]
    [TD] 125kcal
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Protein[/TH]
    [TD]1.9g[/TD]
    [TD] 3.7g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Carbohydrate[/TH]
    [TD]5.7g[/TD]
    [TD] 11.2g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Sugars[/TH]
    [TD]1.2g[/TD]
    [TD] 2.4g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Fat[/TH]
    [TD]3.4g[/TD]
    [TD] 6.7g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Saturates[/TH]
    [TD]1.5g[/TD]
    [TD] 2.9g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Mono Unsaturates[/TH]
    [TD]1.3g[/TD]
    [TD] 2.5g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Polyunsaturates[/TH]
    [TD]0.2g[/TD]
    [TD] 0.4g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Fibre[/TH]
    [TD]0.8g[/TD]
    [TD] 1.6g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]Sodium*[/TH]
    [TD]0.3g[/TD]
    [TD] 0.5g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [TR]
    [TH]*Salt Equivalent[/TH]
    [TD]0.6g[/TD]
    [TD] 1.2g
    [/TD]
    [/TR]
    [/TABLE]


    They both look pretty similar & the cheaper one (everyday value) seems to be less calories.. but is it free, yay or nay!? I used to have the SW app to be able to check everything, but since I'm doing it at home now, I can't check! So could someone PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE once & for all, settle this! Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. minxie_minx

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    & yes I know it's crappy food but we all have those emergency 'Go To' foods in our cupboards & this one happens to be mine!! I do make my own stew too (which we call lobsgows in Wales) but these are for my lazy days.. Thanks again!
     
  4. bubbalicious

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    Here you go...values are for Extra Easy.

    Everyday Value Irish Stew, canned , 392g can = 6 syns

    Irish Stew, canned , 400g can = FREE
     
  5. minxie_minx

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    Omg that was quick & THANKS!!! This is good to know. Funny how one is 6syns (the one with LESS cals) & the other is free! Glad that's sorted! Will save them for when I'm having a very low syn day! :) x
     
  6. bubbalicious

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    Thats ok!

    yeah I know, sometimes it just doesnt make sense, but go with what they say! Enjoy!
     
  7. Nanny Doreen

    Nanny Doreen Gold Member

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    I love irish stew must get some of those. Good standbys
     
  8. jen3

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    That free one would be handy to have in for those "need something quick" times (especially in the winter). Could always bung a steam fresh veg in the microwave and add it to the pan too - more sf!!
     
  9. Nanny Doreen

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    I have just looked this up on sw site.

    Everyday Value 392g can is 3 syns

    The normal Irish Stew 400g is 4.1/2 syns.

    Sorry to be a party pooper.
     
  10. dirtydancing

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    Thanks for that.
     
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