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Vegetarian options

Discussion in 'Syn Values' started by Beckieee, 5 May 2014 Social URL.

  1. Beckieee

    Beckieee Well-Known Member

    Hi,

    I just started SW this week and am enjoying it so far, the only thing I'm struggling with slightly is vegetarian options, especially for lunch. Can anyone recommend anything?

    Thanks :)
     
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  3. i_am_plankton

    i_am_plankton Well-Known Member

    Loads of ideas!

    Pasta in sauces, food doctor cous cous pots, cous cous with butternut squash and falafel, jacket potatoes, roll and soup, bean chilli, bolognese and pasta twists... list is endless. What do you like?
     
  4. Beckieee

    Beckieee Well-Known Member

    I'll eat anything veggie really, it's new that I'm making meals from scratch as I can't really cook. I've currently got a sweet potato in the oven :D
     
  5. Samantha26

    Samantha26 Well-Known Member

    I try to make extra dinner and use it for lunch the next day or I will use my HEB on soup. Subway salads are also great and are only £2. I would also buy Tescos microwave baby boiled potato or jacket potato and have beans over them. Mug shots, savoury rice, low fat super noodles, pasta n sauce (thickened with quark) quorn chilli with wedges for only 2.5 syns, asda canned vegetable chilli is syn free and so is their meat free bolognaise. Lots of different options :)
     
  6. jogirl

    jogirl Well-Known Member

    Like Samantha26, I often take dinner leftovers to work as we have access to a microwave. My other go-to option (which I have cold) is couscous salad. You can put anything you like in it, but I usually add a combination of some of the following: chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, spring onions, sliced pickled chillies, pickled onions, cucumber, grated carrot, green lentils, celery. I keep a bottle of Kraft fat-free dressing (syn-free) in the fridge at work and add that sometimes. You can also grate cheese into it as a Hex A.
     
  7. Beckieee

    Beckieee Well-Known Member

    Thanks everyone I have some Cous Cous so gonna try that and also a lot of quorn. Does anyone know the syn value of a Linda McCartney veggie sausage?
     
  8. Samantha26

    Samantha26 Well-Known Member

    Original 2 syns each, Italian 0.5 syn each and red onion and rosemary are free :)
     
  9. Beckieee

    Beckieee Well-Known Member

    Thanks they are better than I thought they would be :)
     
  10. Samantha26

    Samantha26 Well-Known Member

    I live on the red onion and rosemary they are lovely, I also love the Linda McCartney mushroom and spinach burgers
     
  11. jogirl

    jogirl Well-Known Member

    The red onion ones are lovely! I can't get them very often round here, so on the odd occasion when I do see them I buy in bulk - there are currently six boxes in my freezer!

    (edited because apparently I have forgotten how to spell)
     
    Last edited: 6 May 2014
  12. Samantha26

    Samantha26 Well-Known Member

    Same here, I bulk buy them and sainsburys meat free quarter pounders :) love having the burgers with salad and fried onion in 2 toasted Wholemeal rolls :) that was tonight's dinner
     
  13. Beckieee

    Beckieee Well-Known Member

    I don't think I've ever seen the red onion ones but I'm going to go via Sainsburies on my way home from work tonight and have a look :) I'm thinking tonight of having them with halloumi in some sort of pasta :)
     
  14. LittleFlo

    LittleFlo Active Member

    I have to give a thumbs up for the Red Onion and Rosemary sausages. They are lush for meat free sausages, and even better if they've been barbequed!
     
  15. Samantha26

    Samantha26 Well-Known Member

    I never thought of barbecuing them :) sound delish!
     

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