Welcome to Consumer Reports!

Home tools Buyer's Guides from tech enthusiast who loves technology and clever solutions for better living.

Check Today Price

Best vegetable chopper 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]

Last Updated September 1, 2020

Charlie OliverI’m Willow Charlie Oliver. My friends call me “stone” and it just kind of stuck. After 30 hours of research including speaking with consultants and experts, and plenty of parents and 22 hours spent testing 10 vegetable chopper, I believe that I found the best vegetable chopper of 2018.

In fact, it was the first time I had been in this situation and what I thought was going to be a very quick and easy task turned out to be a good many weeks of research. Like most products, some outdo others, so use my top three list below to get started on your search for the best vegetable chopper of 2018.

Best vegetable chopper of 2018

Now, let’s get to the gist of the matter: which are the best vegetable chopper for the money? Not all vegetable chopper are created equal though.

Come with me. Like choosing clothes or cosmetics, choosing vegetable chopper should be based on your purpose, favorite style, and financial condition.

Test Results and Ratings

Rank №1 №2 №3
Total 4.8 4.5 4.3
4 points
5 points
5 points
5 points
4 points
4 points
5 points
5 points
4 points
5 points
4 points
4 points
Awards 1
button button button
banner banner banner





How to save up to 86%? Here is little trick.

You must visit the page of sales. Here is the link. If you don’t care about which brand is better, then you can choose the vegetable chopper by the price and buy from the one who will offer the greatest discount.



№1 – Crank Chop by BulbHead Chop

Crank Chop by BulbHead Chop

Chops, dices, and purees with a pull of the cord
Easy to use – just pull the cord to start chopping
2-cup capacity bowl
I didn’t notice a single drawback yet

Why did this vegetable chopper win the first place?

I don’t know anything about other models from this brand, but I am fully satisfied with this product. The product is very strong. Its material is stable and doesn’t crack. The rear part fits perfectly! It is mounted really tight and reliable. I am very happy with the purchase. It is definitely worth its money. The product is top-notch!
















№2 – Onion Chopper Pro Vegetable Chopper by Müeller – Strongest – NO MORE TEARS 30% Heavier Duty Multi Vegetable-Fruit-Cheese-Onion Chopper-Dicer-Kitchen Cutter

Onion Chopper Pro Vegetable Chopper by Müeller - Strongest - NO MORE TEARS 30% Heavier Duty Multi Vegetable-Fruit-Cheese-Onion Chopper-Dicer-Kitchen Cutter

REDUCES ONION VAPORS to minimize tears in a storage container. Holds up to 4 cups or 1.2 liters
UNMATCHED QUALITY – Made from BPA-free professional grade, heavy duty reinforced food grade ABS for superior break resistance. 2 ultra-sharp German 420-grade hardened stainless steel discs for chopping/dicing the hardest vegetables/cheeses with 1 easy motion EVERY time
Limited official sellers leave room for fakes.
A little bit heavy.

Why did this vegetable chopper come in second place?

Seems that the material is good. It has a very beautiful color but I don’t really like the texture. I really liked it. It is amazing in every aspect. It did even exceed my expectations for a bit, considering the affordable price. I recommend you to consider buying this model, it definitely worth its money. This is a pretty decent product that perfectly fitted the interior of our office.
















№3 – Adoric Life Vegetable Chopper

Adoric Life Vegetable Chopper

【Premium Material】 BPA FREE and has been tested by German LFGB, food-grade ABS (lid) and PP (container) and rust-resistant blades keep your food clean and chemical free.
【ALL-IN-ONE Chopper】 Versatile design, 3 interchangeable 420J2 stainless steel blades & 1 transparent food container & 1 cleaning brush are combined into one.
No advanced features despite the cost.
Still fairly pricey.

Why did this vegetable chopper take third place?

This price is appropriate since the product is very well built. It is inconvenient to use due to the size. I am going to get something different next time. We are very pleased with the purchase — the product is great! It doesn’t squeaks nor bents. Looks great in my apartment.
















vegetable chopper Buyer’s Guide

If you keep the before points in mind, you can easily go out to the market and buy vegetable chopper, right? No!

Manual Food Choppers.

If you love traveling, camping or any outdoor activities, using a manual food chopper or also called spring-loaded choppers is the great choice for you. It comes with convenient use for chopping and slicing your favorite fruits and vegetables mainly because it doesn’t use power to work. However, it will take you a lot of time and effort to finish any chopping and slicing process.

Electric Food Choppers.

Electric food choppers can only work with electricity.They offer more capacity than the manual type, as well as it saves a lot of time and effort that why some chefs suggested using electric food chopper for convenient and fast kitchen works like juicing, grinding, grating as well as blending.

Coffee Grinders. Coffee grinders should be only used for well, grinding coffee. This will allow the taste and flavor of the coffee bean to improve.

Vegetable and Meat Grinders. Vegetables or meat grinders are very essential for grinding hard vegetables as well as meats and transform them into the fine coarse result.

So you know the essential tips and tricks on purchasing a great food processing, but maybe you’re wondering “how should I use this?” Here’s how.

It doesn’t give a paste-like result.

WEBINARS Mandolin Chopper has it all, thanks to its in Multi-purpose Vegetable Food preparation system. It also crafted without BPA, PVC, and Phthalate materials. Using this you don’t have to worry now about any mess, odor or crying over onions.Just chop the onions in half and place it to the metal blades, close the lid and viola, finely chopped vegetables and fruits are now stored in the container.

Number of Blades

A product with several options for blades means your vegetable chopper can replace many of the tools in your kitchen, saving you cabinet space and streamlining your prep.

Many manual choppers come with a variety of blades, including small and large dice, as well as slicing and shredding. Similarly, some electric models come with more than one chopping option, allowing for coarse chops for chunky salsas and soups, to fine minces for onions and garlic.

As you’re considering the right chopper for you, think about the options you need and the environment you’re working in. Are you looking to stock your RV, which has limited kitchen and counter space? Do you just need a single tool that relieves you from the monotony of dicing carrot after carrot? These requirements will help lead you to the tool that is as simple or as customizable as you need.

Container Volume

Manual and electric vegetable choppers usually use a bowl or container that catches the chopped food, and can also function as storage. If you’re just cooking for one or two, a small container will get the job done (and won’t take up unnecessary space), while those cooking for crowds or doing weekly meal preps will want to opt for a larger capacity.

If your prep style varies from day to day, consider a model that doesn’t rely on a container or bowl, and allows you to put a container of your choosing to catch the chopped veggies.

Bisphenol-A, or BPA, is a chemical added to plastics to harden them and give them shape.

If you are someone avoiding BPA, look for products that are labeled “BPA-free.” At the very least, you can look for choppers that do contain BPA but use BPA-free plastics for the areas that come into contact with food. You can get as strict or lenient with this as you feel comfortable with.

What We Disliked

The vegetable chopper from Progressive features an ergonomic design that allows cooks to chop perfect vegetables with a one-handed press of the pusher lid. With that single motion, food slides through the sharp stainless steel blades and is collected in the container base, which can function as a measuring cup and a storage container.

At the top of our price range for manual vegetable choppers, this model may cost more than some home cooks are willing to spend on such a tool. However, the product has overwhelmingly positive reviews, and does prove to be convenient – no mess on your cutting board, a considerable decrease in prep time, and less chance of injury to hands and fingers are all benefits of this product.

The Progressive Vegetable Chopper is BPA-free and dishwasher safe, making it a healthy and easy tool to have in your kitchen. However, some reviewers note that the blades are not strong enough considering the price, and struggle with hard foods.


This will determine how your vegetable chopping machine will administer its chopping force. There are two different functioning methods, manual and electric. Manual vegetable chopping machines are most effective for chopping nuts, slicing and dicing fruits and vegetables, mincing, and julienning. Electric vegetable choppers are much faster and can handle larger amounts of food at once. Because of the increased speed and application of the electric chopper, these machines are able to achieve cuts from dicing to pureeing.


What’s better than having one cutting option for a vegetable chopper? Having multiple! Depending on how cuts are applied and the construction of the appliance, some vegetable choppers will have different cutting options for your food prep needs. These can range from your standard chopping to pureeing, julienning, and dicing. Understanding the kinds of cuts your chopper can provide will be a huge determining factor in choosing which appliance is perfect for you.

Vegetable choppers come in all different shapes and sizes. Some fit right in the palm of your hand and others go along-side your other counter top kitchen appliances. Smaller vegetable choppers can be easier to handle but may sacrifice quantity of prepared food, while larger choppers can handle larger quantities of food at once and offer more of a variety of cuts. We chose choppers that were the perfect size for at-home chefs to easily use, clean, and store regularly.


So now that you’ve gotten the hang of your vegetable chopper, we know you’re probably going to get a little chop-happy. That’s why some vegetable choppers come with an extra storage option for your leftover vegetables. This can be particularly useful saving you that last step of pulling out the cling wrap, plastic bags, or tupperware to store extras.

Optional lid

This little handy chopper lives up to its name; it truly is a Ninja! The sleek matte black exterior and smooth ergonomic hand-held design is BPA free and allows chopping almost any vegetable fast and efficient. The Ninja Express Chop is constructed out of simple parts so you don’t have to worry about trying to put together a jigsaw puzzle to mince your garlic. Don’t let its small stature fool you! This chopper has a whopping 3-cup capacity with measuring lines, so you don’t have to break up the separate measuring cups when prepping your ingredients.

What makes this little Ninja stand out from its competitors is that it applies 200 watts of power for every pulse, causing the tiered blades to gyrate and astounding speeds. This movement allows your to chop, dice, mince, blend, and puree depending on how many times pulses are enforced, allowing you to achieve these complex cuts with the push of a button.

The Ninja Express Chop also has a no-slip grip base so the whole device stays steady while applying the powerful chops. We got a little excited using this machine and made a little bit too much salsa for one sitting. It comes with an extra storage lid making clean up a walk in the park just by placing it over the chop base and into the fridge, while the blades went into the dishwasher.

Blade Set

Everybody know’s the phrase, “Size matters,” but is it really true? In this case, I’d say, hell yeah! Except we’re not really looking for something big, we want something handy and easy to put away (that’s right). KitchenAid has done it yet again with a fantastic kitchen appliance that is not only effective, but also fits in any size cooking area.

Running on different speeds, this chopper makes it easy to manage the size of cuts you want to apply. You can do everything from dicing tomatoes and other vegetables to grinding nuts or making crust for pies. The two stacked blade technology works at an angle so the most surface area of the vegetables are sliced. Plus, all the dirty parts fit conveniently into  the top shelf of your dishwasher, so you don’t have to spend extra time scrubbing away.

In the end, this is a great chopper for any household. It’s easy to use with a push of a button, and can chop pretty much any kind of food item. We definitely recommend this product because of its affordability and it’s easy-to-use functionality.

A great tool for mincing and chopping onion, garlic, shallots, and nuts. OXO Good Grips Mini Chopper features knob that can be pressed for even chopping and easy storage. This chopper also features removable blade cartridge; thus it is easy to clean. Interestingly, it is selling at a very cheap price; thus, ordering one now to protect your fingers from cuts.

Prepworks from Progressive International is an ideal one handed food chopper. From chopping nuts, onions, fruits to chocolate and cheese, this compact chopper can do it all. Moreover, it features built-in side blade which reduces the need for precutting. This package also comes with cleaning tools and storage box. With this food chopper, you do not have to use cutting board and knives which are dangerous anymore.

Pull Quote

If your current machine’s motor base is so lightweight that the appliance stutters across the counter when in use, you should consider upgrading to model with a heavier build.

For processing small batches of ingredients, you might want to consider getting a mini food processor—even if you have a full-size version. A mini model will process smaller quantities more efficiently, and its diminutive size means it’s easier to move around a counter, store, and clean.

If you have an older machine that still works well, stick with it. But if your current machine’s motor base is so lightweight that the appliance stutters across the counter when in use, you should consider upgrading to model with a heavier build. And if your processor is 1cups or smaller but you cook for more than two people, you might want to switch to a model with a larger bowl for blending wet ingredients or making bigger batches of shredded veggies or grated cheese.

How we picked and tested

After testing food processors over the past four years, we still think the Cuisinart Custom 14-Cup (pictured fourth from the left) is the best for most people.

At its most basic, a food processor consists of a work bowl that sits on a motorized drive shaft. The bowl’s lid has a feed tube for inserting food to be chopped, diced, sliced, ground, or even kneaded (in the case of dough). Most food processors come with S-shaped blades and various disks for grating and slicing, but a host of other attachments—such as julienne disks and citrus juicers—are also available.

Flaws but not dealbreakers

We read a few reviews that dislike how the Cuisinart Custom’s lid locks with the feed tube in the back rather in the front (standard for most models). However, we think it’s actually easier to see the ingredients in the bowl when the feed tube is positioned in the back of the lid.

The Cuisinart Custom’s shredding disk isn’t adjustable like Breville Sous Chef’s, which has multiple settings similar to a mandoline. That said, you can still buy additional slicing disks through Cuisinart. The included slicing disk makes approximately five-millimeter slices, which is fine for most tasks, but you’d probably want the mm slicing disk for making homemade potato chips.

The only task the Cuisinart Custom didn’t excel at was chopping nuts. Most were evenly chopped, but there were a handful of nuts that remained in large pieces. But since the Cuisinart Custom mastered every other task, we don’t think this is a dealbreaker.

Long-term test notes

After four years of long-term testing, we’ve consistently liked using the Cuisinart Custom. We’ve made slaws, grated cheese, blended dips, and kneaded pizza dough in it, and it has worked well. The 14-cup bowl doesn’t leak, and the controls are exactly what you need.

The bowl has scratched a bit (because we’ve stored the sharp blades inside the bowl). We’ve also noticed on other Cuisinart models that the plastic on the S-blade attachment discolors slightly with prolonged use. However, we haven’t tested the Cuisinart Custom long enough for this to happen. Overall, we still really like using this machine.

We were impressed by the KitchenAid 3.Mini Food Processor, which proved to be a workhorse in our tests.

KitchenAid 3.Cup Mini Food Processor

The KitchenAid produced more even textures than the other mini processors we tested and did so quickly. It chopped onions better than our former pick, the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus. (We recommend cutting a whole onion into eighths prior to pulsing for best results.) It also chopped a quartered tomato very evenly; we had to cut a tomato into smaller pieces to get the same results using the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus. The KitchenAid also cleanly cut parsley, whereas the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus tore it, causing it to oxidize faster.

Both the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus and the KitchenAid Mini Food Processor made perfect batches of mayonnaise. However, the KitchenAid excelled at dicing carrots while the Cuisinart struggled to chop a tough jumbo carrot and took nearly three times as long. The residual carrot juice also dyed the white plastic parts on the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus and discolored the bowl. Neither model excelled at chopping whole almonds, however; we think full-sized processors are best for this task.

The Mini Food Processor looks almost identical to a full-size processor, except that it has a knob that can be adjusted for chopping and pureeing. The chop setting moves the blade at a slower rpm, while the puree button operates at a faster rpm.

And, of course, the KitchenAid 3.Mini Processor is quite a bit smaller and easier to move around than bigger machines. Most mini choppers don’t have hefty bases like a full-size processor, and the KitchenAid is no exception. However, at just under pounds, it has a slightly heavier base compared to our previous pick, the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus. We didn’t notice any straining or stuttering of the KitchenAid 3.Mini Food Processor’s 240-watt motor, even when chopping a tough jumbo carrot. Since you won’t use it for heavy tasks such as making bread dough, we don’t think there’s much risk of burning out the motor.

The KitchenAid 3.Mini Food Processor excels at emulsifications. In fact, of all the food processors, blenders, and immersion blenders we’ve tested for various guides, we found making mayo easiest in a mini food processor. That’s because its lid has a small indent to hold oil and a small hole that allows the oil to pour directly onto the blades so you have a consistent, measured stream. With this method, the mayonnaise comes together without your having to control the flow of oil.

Making mayonnaise in the KitchenAid 3.5-Cup Mini Food Processor is exceptionally easy due to a small well and hole in the lid for adding oil.

Our testers preferred the handle on the bowl of the KitchenAid 3.Cup Mini Processor. Other mini models, such as those sold by KitchenAid and Farberware, lack this feature. We struggled to remove the bowl on models that didn’t have a handle, especially when working with greasy hands. We also love the push-button activation on the KitchenAid, where the lid meets the handle. We found it easier to operate than holding down buttons on the base of the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus. The plastic ring around the lid can also be removed for easy cleaning.

Our testers liked the placement of the push-button activation on the KitchenAid 3.5-Cup Mini Food Processor where the lid meets the handle.

The KitchenAid 3.Mini Food Processor comes with a one-year warranty. If you experience problems under normal household use, contact KitchenAid for support.

The Breville Sous Chef performed best overall in our tests, but it’s far larger and has more attachments than most people need.

Full-size food processors

The Breville BFP660SIL Sous Chef 1Food Processor did well in our tests, but it didn’t outperform the 16-cup Breville Sous Chef or our top pick, the Cuisinart Custom. In our tests, the Breville BFP660SIL Sous Chef wasn’t able to chop tomatoes or almonds as evenly as the 16-cup Breville Sous Chef. Its smaller 12-cup capacity was also more limiting than the Cuisinart Custom’s 14-cup bowl.

We were not impressed with the Magimix by Robot-Coupe 14-Cup Food Processor. In our tests, it wasn’t able to produce as even a chop as the Breville Sous Chef or Cuisinart Custom. The feed tube on the Magimix is very wide, so thin items like carrots fall to the side and produce an uneven grate. The rounded lid also creates a wide gap around the perimeter of the slicing blade, which allows large pieces of food to slip through into the bowl. The machine also seized up while preparing pizza dough and was noisier than other models we tested.

The Cuisinart FP-13DGM Elemental 1Cup Food Processor and Dicing Kit was not able to chop as evenly as our picks. Our testers were impressed with the dicing kit, which chopped firm vegetables like potatoes and carrots into even cubes. However, since this was the only task it excelled at, we don’t think it’s best for most people. The motor on this model was noisy and the base is very lightweight.

We decided not to test the Braun FP3020 12-Cup Food Processor since it’s the same price as our top pick with a smaller capacity. We can’t justify paying more for a smaller machine. The Braun FP3020 is also only 600 watts versus the 720 watts of our main pick.

In our tests, the Cuisinart Prep 1Plus didn’t mix big batches of dough as well as the Cuisinart Custom due to its smaller bowl. It also struggled to grind bread crumbs and leaked around the shank at the center of the bowl when processing wet ingredients.

The KitchenAid 13-Cup ExactSlice was our least favorite of the large processors. The base shook and the motor eventually seized when processing pizza dough.

The Cuisinart Elite FP-12DCN performed well in our tests, but it comes with a gasket on the lid that frequently trapped flour and sticky ingredients. Our testers also preferred the Cuisinart Custom Pro’s 14-cup capacity over the Elite’s 12-cup capacity.

In our tests, we found that a 14-cup capacity food processor bowl is ideal for most people. For this reason, and based on other reviews on the web, we were able to rule out many models from Cuisinart, Breville, Braun, Hamilton Beach, Magimix, Procter Silex, KitchenAid, Oster, and Black+Decker with bowls under 1cups.

Additionally, we looked into blender/food processor hybrids by Cuisinart, De’Longhi, and Ninja. We like the idea that you could get two machines in one, but according to reviews, they don’t stack up to our top picks in food-processing ability alone.

Mini food processors

The Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus was our former mini chopper pick. We still think it’s a powerful machine, considering its diminutive size, but it wasn’t able to chop as evenly as the KitchenAid 3.Cup Mini Food Processor. In our tests, it moved across the counter as it struggled to chop a tough jumbo carrot. It also tore the parsley we chopped, whereas the KitchenAid produced a clean, even cut.

The Farberware 3-Cup Mini Chopper lacks a handle on the bowl, which made it difficult to remove from the base, especially when working with greasy hands. Also, this chopper left behind an entire piece of onion after pulsing and produced the most unevenly chopped almonds out of all the models we tested. And it doesn’t have holes in the lid for making mayo.

Our testers found the base of the VonShef Food Processor to be too large for a mini-chopper. However, the biggest problem with this processor is the wide gap between the top of the slicing/grating disk and the bottom of the feed tube, which caused onions and cheese to roll around and create irregular slices. Also, this model couldn’t make mayo; the gap between the blade and the bowl was too large to create an effective emulsion.

Effective Power Motor

It has a 70-watt motor for fast mincing and grinding and all the pieces come apart for easy cleaning; it is also dishwasher safe.

The single blade limits chopping choices (no fancy cuts) and you do have to cut large pieces before putting them in, but overall it does a good job for anyone who wants finely chopped and minced foods quickly.

If you want to get the best value for your money then this is the model for you, thanks to its great pricing and multi-purpose design.

Pull-Cord Design

It creates smooth, tasty, hummus, pesto, guacamole and other sauces. It also works great for making crushed ice (ideal for a summer party).

All the pieces can be cleaned on the top rack of the dishwasher and since it works by hand you can take it with you if friends and family are having a party.

OXO Good Grips Chopper

This is the most inexpensive of the choppers, but it’s worth it thanks to its high-quality design and ease of use. With a stainless-steel bald that promotes even chopping, this unit has a one-push design that feels effortless.

Shaped like a bullet, you simply place nuts, fruits or vegetables inside, then push down for instant chopping. The blade is located in the top part of the unit, so you can disconnect the bottom bowl and use it as a food storage container.

There is even a lid for it, so you can take what you chop to work, the park, or anywhere else. Dishwasher safe, this unit works well in any home, dorm room or for anyone who is on the go.

Chopped Veggie Salad

This is a basic recipe everyone should have. You can use fruits or vegetables in the recipe, which works great all-year round.

Ingredients: whatever you have in your fridge. Take a mix of different vegetables, like broccoli, carrots, cauliflower and cucumbers, put them in the chopper and chop to the desired size.

Q & A

A. Not really. Most work easily with a little push, although some do require more arm action, so if you have arthritis you may want a pull-cord or electric model.

Chop Magic Chopper

Question: What comes in sixteen different colors and can be operated with one finger? This chopper right here.

This KitchenAid KFC3511 3-cup beauty performs similarly to a blender with two different settings, chop, and puree. If you are vegan and your main needs are smoothies and finely minced items, then this is a great choice. As a bonus, it’s pretty enough to leave on the counter as a stylish accessory.

If you love to have your appliances match the aesthetic of your kitchen and you spend hours of time trying to find the perfect shade for every item, this is by far the most colorful of all of the food processor choices we have for you today.

Pampered Chef Cutting Edge Chopper

The Pampered Chef Chopper has long been known for bringing innovative culinary ideas to homes throughout the country. This food chopper is one of their signature patented items, and it is one of the world’s bestselling manual home food choppers. The device is simple; it looks a lot like a spring-loaded plunger.

The zigzag-shaped blade is deployed when you press down on the handle. When it lifts, the blade rotates slightly so that it cuts in a different location the next time you push it down. These tools are simple, long-lasting, cleverly designed, and easy to clean. While their price goes into the range of some low-end motorized choppers, devotees claim that this is well worth it.

Cuisinart CHCollection Chopper Grinder

This Cuisinart CH-4 4-cup chopper/grinder is simple to use and great for a kitchen of any size. It works similar to a food processor but offers a smaller, more portable option that is perfect for limited storage and tiny kitchens. Its durable 4-cup work bowl offers plenty of room to make sauces, baby foods, pizza toppings, and more.

The unit has a very cool auto-reversing SmartPower blade, a patented design that offers a sharp edge designed for chopping and pureeing softer food items and a blunt, more durable edge that is designed for grinding up hard things like nuts and spices.

Its BladeLock system is a great safety feature for kids. It keeps the blade securely in place during both use and pouring. A touchpad control panel lets you choose between “chop” and “grind” options. The cup can be attached and removed by way of an easy-grip handle, and all of the parts are dishwasher-safe to simplify cleanup. The chopper comes with a spatula and recipe book. There is a limited 18-month warranty on this chopper.

How We Tested

All information is based on hundreds of online internet reviews. We looked at the most common accolades and complaints and used them to present a composite view of the product. While one tested sample can share some information, it cannot tell you what may happen in a “bad batch” or how often that occurs.

This is why we prefer to look at overall satisfaction and common complaints. This also gives us an idea of how well the tool will perform over a series of different kinds of tasks.

Chopper Slicer

Chopper slicers are a favorite choice of professional chefs as they offer uniform cutting and a simple, sharp device. They can work like a french fry cutter where you push the food directly down over a shaped hole or like a mandoline that carries your food up and down over extremely sharp blades.

Chopper slicers are graded by their materials (professional pieces tend to be all metal for durability, strength, and ease of cleaning while home versions may have some plastic for lightness and aesthetics). Some will have interchangeable blades to allow you to choose from a number of different shapes and vegetables, while others, like a french fry press, will do one thing quickly and efficiently.

The professional versions tend to be bigger and sharper and will require more maintenance to keep the blade sharp. But if you cook a lot and treat it well, it will reward you with a very long lifespan.

Manual Chopper

Manual choppers work similarly to food processors but they don’t require electricity to function. They may be powered by a geared motor that works by turning a crank, by a pull-string, or by a spring-loaded mechanism.

All of these styles offer some mechanical advantage compared to a knife. This can make it easier to chop dense vegetables like ginger or squash or to grind items like cheese quickly and easily.

Manual choppers are often fully dishwasher-safe, due to the fact that there are no electrical components that would be at risk from the water. It is best to get them in stainless steel, as they are less likely to rust from regular use.

Vintage Chopper

The rocking knife: This item has a curved blade and may have one or two handles. It often had a decorative heart or another cutout.

Graters: These were often rough pieces of metal that were punctured (at first) by hand.

Hand-crank graters: The hand-crank meat grinder was invented in the 18th century in Germany. It was quickly adapted for vegetables as well.

Electric food processors: This was invented right around WWII.

Keep in mind that older choppers are not made of stainless steel and they will require regular sharpening and oiling to keep them sharp and rust-free. If you’re not sure how to do this, visit a local kitchen store and they can coach you on how to properly care for this and any other knives that you might have.

This includes

Braun MQ77Multiquick Hand Blender was portable, small, easy to store, easy to clean, versatile in the number of chop types available, high customer satisfaction percentage, and more. While the cost was more than many other choices, the quality of the manufacturer, power of the motor, and the number of included accessories (a whopping 1with six completely different chopping and mixing functions!) all justify the price.

Number Of Blades or Speed

A manual vegetable chopper may offer more than one blade to perform several cuts, such as dices, shreds, and squares. More blades mean more versatility. Of course, you also need to consider the ease of changing blades. You want something that allows you to change blades easily and fast.

For electric models, the chopping option may vary from coarse to fine, depending on the number of pulse speeds. For example, Hamilton Beach 72600 offer two pulse speeds to provide accurate control.

Durable Stainless Steel Blades

Whether you choose a manual or electronic vegetable chopper, make sure that you look for stainless steel blades. According to metallurgical engineer Michael L. Free, stainless steel doesn’t rust due to the interaction of its elements to oxygen. Such interaction creates a stable film that prevents corrosion.

Versatile Functions

To get the best value for your money, look for vegetable choppers that can chop all sorts of vegetables and other food. Some of the most versatile models not only chops vegetables, but they can also grate cheese and even mince nuts. The more versatile the product, the better.

Brieftons Manual Food Chopper

The Brieftons Manual Food Chopper is a powerful handheld chopper that can mince, puree, and blend vegetables.

Both the plastic bowl and stainless steel blade are dishwasher safe for ease of cleaning. The 3-cup plastic bowl is BPA-free and the blades are all hidden during use for safety.

The food chopper is built with a cord which needs to be pulled when mincing/ blending/ chopping your ingredients.

Hamilton Beach 72600 Fresh Chop 3-Cup Food Chopper

The Hamilton Beach 72600 is an electric chopper that features a large 3-cup capacity. The two pulsating speeds offer accurate control. Both the stainless steel blade and plastic bowl are dishwasher safe for ease of cleaning.

The hideaway cord wrap stores the cord safely at the bottom of the unit. A quick-lock lid keeps the food from spilling over the bowl while the chopping operation is going on.

Food processor

Food processors are generally quite large in size but smaller than a stand mixer, and are available in different size capacities. They’re easy to use: simply feed food through the opening at the top of the machine and choose your speed setting.

Ideal for: chopping and slicing vegetables, particularly into small pieces for soups and sauces. A stand mixer may be more suitable if you’re looking to buy an appliance for mainly baking tasks.

Hand blender

Basic, cheaper hand blenders will only include the chopping blade while more advanced models may come with attachments for tasks such as whisking, chopping and mashing.

Ideal for: blending soup, sauces, smoothies and baby food. Whisk attachment can be used for whipping cream and beating egg while chopper blades are useful for shredding herbs, garlic, vegetables and nuts. Smaller than food processors and greater control when blending.

Hand mixer

A hand mixer is a compact handheld appliance for mixing, whipping or whisking. It features twin beaters, and sometimes a dough hook and balloon whisk, which rotate to blend, stir, knead and whip ingredients.

They’re usually quite lightweight, easy to store away and relatively inexpensive compared to stand mixers.

Ideal for: gentle baking jobs like whipping cream, whisking egg whites and blending cake ingredients.

Jug blender and smoothie maker

Some blenders have a larger capacity, around 1.5-litres, making them an ideal choice for families. Personal blenders feature a smaller blending jug for one or two portions, which can also be used as a drinking cup when you’re on-the-go. These blenders may also have the ability to blend seeds, nuts and stalks as well as crushing ice.

Prices differ depending on power, speed and material and typically range from £20-£300. Plastic jugs are lighter for lifting and storing away, whilst glass jugs are heavier, more solid and less likely to get scratched. Blenders and smoothie makers take up less room than food processors and are generally easy to store away, if you don’t want to keep it on show.

View Wish List

One of our most popular kitchen tools, the Food Chopper makes quick work of chopping veggies, cooked meat and nuts in seconds. It’s the solution to tear-free onion chopping! It’s equipped with a unique stainless steel blade that rotates with each press of the plunger for consistent results. The more you press the plunger, the finer the chop.

How Safe is The Apple Slicer

I bet you won’t enjoy the apple with all the pain from your injuries. Safety is therefore very vital. The apple slicer should be very safe to use even by children. The apple slicer should not have the possibility of inflicting cuts on the user.

Ease of Maintenance

I bet you won’t enjoy the apple with all the pain from your injuries. Safety is therefore very vital. The apple slicer should be very safe to use even by children. The apple slicer should not have the possibility of inflicting cuts on the user.

How to Use An Apple Slicer

It won’t really be fair if we only talked about the features to consider when buying an apple slicer without informing you on how to use one. The greatest news about apple slicers is that using them to cut apples or any other fruits is very simple.

You will just be needed to wash your apple, place it on your cutting board, position the apple slicer over it and press the slicer firmly down over the apple. The slicer will perform the rest of the job. Here is a video that further elaborates how to use an apple slicer.

View Product

If you want an exceptionally good apple slicer, then this should be your perfect bet. The Vremi apple slicer is a cut above the rest of the other slicers. This slicer has interchangeable blades depending on what you want to use it to slice. For slicing mangoes, it has a blade cutter, and blades cutter for apples and a 3blades cutter for potatoes. These blades are made using stainless steel and are therefore very durable.

This is a multipurpose product; it is a in product that can be used for slicing apples, mangos, and potatoes.Weighing only 5.ounces, this apple slicer will surely get the job done in the shortest time possible. This product is dishwasher safe and therefore very easy and straightforward to wash.

It also breaks at a faster rate

Sometimes you don’t feel like taking those thick apple slices, what can you do about such a case? You need to find a thin apple slicer like the Prepworks Apple slicer. This slicer has 1blades that are ideal for producing many thin apple slices. You can use it to slice pears as well.

This product makes apple slicing quite quick and safe.This is because it has a protective cover that will protect your fingers from getting in contact with the blades while using it or when storing it. This product weighs 5.ounces which makes it somehow heavier, but it gets the work done perfectly.

Tends to break a bit faster than expected

This is one of the best apple slicers made in Europe. It features high quality sharp stainless steel blades that will get the job perfectly done. This apple slicer which is a product of the well-known Westmark brand only weighs 5.ounces and is best rated.

While its blades are made using stainless steel, the handles are made using high-quality cast aluminum.This apple slicer is always ready to be used. In just a single operation, it can slice your apple into equal pieces. This product is comfortable to use because of its ergonomic handle. Cleaning it after use is another easy task because you only need water and soap to clean it.

This product will be ideal for bigger apples. It is also more stable than the plastic types of slicers. The raised handles will make sure that your hands are safe when using this slicer to get the job done. It is also durable because it is all metal with a solid construction.

Wrapping Up

Having the best apple slicer in your kitchen is something that you should be proud of. An apple slicer will make you enjoy your apples in various forms. If you don’t have one, you should acquire one soon. Everything that you need to consider when choosing one has already been discussed here. It is now upon you to practice what you have learned to buy the best product.

All the five apple slicers that we have discussed above will work perfectly well for you. However, the Vremi Apple Slicer is the best slicer that we would recommend for anyone who is not sure where to start.This is because it has interchangeable blades, it is safe to be used, it is multipurpose and is also durable. It basically meets the qualifications of an ideal apple slicer.

Design Trifecta 360 Knife Block

Admittedly expensive, this handsome block certainly seemed to live up to its billing as “the last knife block you ever have to buy.” The heaviest model in our testing, this block was ultrastable, and its durable bamboo exterior was a breeze to clean. Well-placed medium-strength magnets made it easy to attach all our knives, and a rotating base gave us quick access to them. One tiny quibble: The blade of our 12-inch slicing knife stuck out a little.

Schmidt Brothers Downtown Block

This roomy block completely sheathed our entire winning knife set using just one of its two sides—and quite securely, thanks to long, medium-strength magnet bars. Heavy, with a grippy base, this block was very stable. An acrylic guard made this model extra-safe but also made it a little trickier to insert knives and to clean; the wood block itself showed some minor cosmetic scratching during use.

Schmidt Brothers Midtown Block

This smaller version of the Downtown Block secured all our knives nicely, though the blade of the slicing knife stuck out a bit. With a base lined with grippy material, this block was very stable. An acrylic guard afforded extra protection against contact with blades but made it a little harder to insert knives and to clean; the wood itself got a little scratched during use.

Freshware KT-403-in-Onion Chopper

Another favorite among users is the Freshware KT-403-in-Onion Chopper. It can slice, chop and mince several onions at once saving you time and effort. Aside from that, it can also chop various fruits and vegetables. Unlike other choppers where the food is processed inside the bowl, this chopper pushes food down through the blades at the top, effectively slicing them as they land in the compartment. There are three interchangeable stainless steel blade designs that are very sharp but also safe to use. The plastic compartment is BPA-free and does a great job of keeping odors from escaping.

Kitchen Aid KFC3511GA 3.5-Cup Food Chopper

When it comes to electric choppers, the Kitchen Aid KFC3511GA 3.5-Cup Food Chopper is one of the best. It’s a small food processor that handles all your chopping and slicing. This electric chopper is also equipped with heavy-duty stainless steel blades and a powerful motor, plus it includes an attachment for incorporating wet ingredients to your food. It efficiently cuts up onions, as well as other vegetables and fruits. The plastic container is BPA-free and holds up to and a half cups of chopped food. There are two speed settings to choose from: chop and puree.

Lifewit Mandoline Slicer Set

With the anti-slippery handle, and ergonomic anti-slip handle.

This stainless steel blade is removable and definitely safe for the dishwasher for much easier cleaning.

When do you use a spiral slicer

Spiral slicer is designed in a way ideal for multiple different type of options. From allowing you to fit yourself favor and selecting the preferences before you buy. The spiral slicer will allow you to use it more comfortably, and when you do that, you will have a nice circle shaped food generated in no time.

Pros of using a spiralfix

With the use of the spiralfix, the blades can be changed with a knob. Instead of changing is manually, it is much safer and more convenient to change it this way.

Furthermore, it wil gives you an additional blade option to change the type of spaghetti.

This way, you can have much more different type of option for food arrangement.

Selecting the brand

There is a reason why brand is important. More often is that the brand have spent so much time in their marketing campaign and they do not want to lose their reputation image. As such you may consider choosing some reputation brand such as black and decker.

Homepuff manual pulling food chopper

If you are going for a trip and want to carry along your favorite chopper. Then the use of a hand powered chopper is the thing. You do not need and electricity to operate it and for easy to carry along to any camp on the go. The chopper is made with a lightweight plastic and with a lot of chopping settings.

This food shopper does not only handle soft fruit but also fruits that come with skins and a very easy to control pull cord.

Uten 4-Cup Food Chopper

While it looks more or less the same like the other, this chopper comes with great average chef. The cup capacity and the high ability to power the stainless steel blades. The cutting of fruits and veggies has no problem at all. It is easy to migrate from places to places.

Progressive International PL8

The progressive international is designed in a way for safety measurement. This cutting made with plastic and stainless steel will allow you to hold all sort of food securely with no afford and low resistance. This is the best available in the market.

This cutter show a very sharp function that is on board for three category of slicing. E.g. In a straight, wavy or julienne style.

V Blade stainless steel mandoline slicer

This V blade stainless steel slicer will be the slicer that provide you with incredible speed and precision you need. This will reduce the preparation time and the cooking time for preparation.

It has different blade inserts from 3mm julienne and 7mm julienne. It come with a large food guard included and the easy to grip handle will gives you a high security and slip resistant rubber.

The Lifewit slicer has three embedded with a interchangeable slicer sets. With the thin and thick shredder, it provides you a handle peeler for the adjustment to change the thickness of the slices and shreds.

The durable constructions razor gives you a sharp stainless steel and during our testing. This is definitely effortless and very efficient in slicing.

With the anti-slippery handle, and ergonomic anti-slip handle. It guarantee the total control during operation.

Compare to other slicer, this will help the cucumber and carrot, ginger, garlic and all type of fruits cutting.

The NioChef slicer is the value to money premium set that is everything you need when cutting vegetables and fruits. Without much special functions and design. This simple mandoline slicer will be ideal if you just need this occasionally. Save you much time in to dinner and lunch preparation.

The Bourgeat vegetable slicer come with the top in the recommended list. it because of it brand but together with all the items it has. The stainless steel housing and pusher, the knife holder made with the cast aluminum and blades for tempered stainless steel. Cutting vegetables into strings in no time with almost every piece in the same width and style.





How to save up to 86%? Here is little trick.

You must visit the page of sales. Here is the link. If you don’t care about which brand is better, then you can choose the vegetable chopper by the price and buy from the one who will offer the greatest discount.



Final Word

First of all thanks for reading my article to the end! I hope you find my reviews listed here useful and that it allows you to make a proper comparison of what is best to fit your needs and budget. Don’t be afraid to try more than one product if your first pick doesn’t do the trick.

Most important, have fun and choose your vegetable chopper wisely! Good luck!

So, TOP3 of vegetable chopper



Questions? Leave a comment below!

Chatting about vegetable chopper is my passion! Leave me a question in the comments, I answer each and every one and would love to get to know you better!

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)


Your Message


Best embroidery machines 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]
Best bottle sterilizer 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]
Best f150 bed cover 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]
Best golf clubs for women 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]
Best martini glass 2018 – [Buyer’s Guide]


Some posts may contain affiliate links. 3-beasts.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

COPYRIGHT © 2017 · 3-beasts.com · ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
DMCA.com Protection Status
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases