One of the most popular equipment in the kitchen today is food processor. The tasks that take tremendous amounts of your energy and time can be performed in a matter of just minutes and with much less energy. Imagine chopping vegetables, kneading dough or shredding a block of parmesan cheese by hand. If you have done one or more of these you’ll know the amount of time and energy spent. Most users prefer food processors with large capacity so that they can process large quantities at once without having to empty the bowl and repeating the process. However, if you have limited counter-top space available or cook for a small family you might be more interested in smaller food processors. Here’s a list of top small food processors to help you decide which one is the best food processor for you.
Cuisinart DLC-2ABC Mini Prep Plus
It can performs all the functions that needs to be done by small food processor; chopping, blending, grinding and pureeing. It has a 3-cup bowl and weighs 3lbs with a power of 250 watts. It comes in two setting; chopping and grinding. Changing the setting changes the edge of the blade with sharp blade used for chopping and blunt blade used for grinding. Pulse option is available if you want to grind or chop something coarsely. In addition, all the parts are dishwasher friendly.
KitchenAid KFC3511ER 3.5-Cup Food Chopper
It has 3.5-cup capacity and weighs only 3 lbs with its 250 watt motor. Along with being made of BPA-free plastic, it is also dishwasher safe. It has two settings; puree and chop. Its stainless steel blade reverses its direction upon the change in its setting, chopping when it moves clockwise and pureeing when anticlockwise.
Cuisinart DFP-3 Handy Prep 3-Cup Food Processor
This food processor offers slicing and shredding tasks. It weighs 9.5 lbs and 600 watt power. It can slice and chop fruits and vegetables with efficiency. It can also be used for chopping nuts and grating cheese. Along with this it is easy to clean.
Ninja Express Chop (NJ110GR)
It has the capacity of 3 cups, with a 200 watt power and weighs only 2.4 lbs. it can grind, mix chop and blend. Its container is BPA-free and dishwasher safe but the stainless steel blades are to be hand-washed. Its motor is powerful enough to crush nuts as well.
Ninja Master Prep (QB900B)
It has a capacity of 2 cups and has a 400 watt motor. It can mince, grind, dice and chop vegetables. It can also blend and puree and is ideal for making frozen drinks, milkshakes and smoothies. In addition to this, its parts are dishwasher friendly.
The baby ninja food processor is the one which performs almost all the functions of a regular sized food processor despite being small in size. We hope this article was helpful in deciding which food processor you will buy.