There are a lot of gadgets and appliances in the modern kitchen that is designed to make your work easier. A good mini food chopper is specially designed to make kitchen work easier and faster. This appliance is an absolute lifesaver. You simply can’t afford to not have it most especially if you are a career person juggling between house chores, office, and of course the family.

There are a million and one things you could do with this simple yet versatile and highly functional appliance. You can use them to slice different foods. Some need to be diced. This chopper will come in handy. Sometimes, some food needs to be mercilessly crushed and no one else in the kitchen will help you with that than this small beast.

There are a dozen brands of these choppers available in the market today. Getting the best that will serve your purpose without letting you down is a true hustle. Here is a comprehensive list of tried-and-tested favorites that are superior in quality and offer exclusive functional features.

 

1.     Mini-Prep Plus Food Processor

Cuisinart DLC-2ABC

If you get an original food processor, this 250-watt product will definitely not let you down. This small beast of a machine is extremely functional and superior in quality. It is not one of those annoying gadgets that you have to handle and treat as if it is made of eggshells because the Mini-Prep Plus Food Processor is not faulty.

It features a 3-cup plastic work bowl which is considerably spacious enough especially if you have a large family. With this, you will not have to repeat a process until you have produced enough for everyone. Besides that, there is the simple push control button that you use to control the preparation of whatever you have put in the cup.

The machine has a plastic body that is safe and very easy to clean. Its build and construction are highly durable so that you do not experience constant breakdown when using the equipment for a prolonged period. It is also lightweight and easy to move around in the kitchen. It is easy to clean, and you can use a dishwasher to clean some parts.

Pros

  • It is dishwasher-friendly.
  • It is durable and superior in quality.
  • The equipment is lightweight and can be moved around.
  •  Available in a variety of colors.
  • The plastic work bowl is large enough.
  • Features a simple push button.
  • It features a work bowl with a handle.
  • Built to North America Electrical Standards.
  • Easy and simple push-button control panel.

Cons

  •  You have to hold the button down to run continuously.
  • It is too loud.
  • Not recommended for grinding beans.

 

2.     Express Food Chopper

Ninja Food Chopper

This 200-watt power pod is designed to effortlessly mince, chop, grind, and blend a variety of ingredients for easy meal preparations. It is also handy when you want to prepare something while the rest of the food is cooking. This Ninja beast of equipment is the ultimate time-saver compared to the traditional method of a knife and a chopping board.

The food chopper features a 2-cup mini food processor which is sufficient enough for a fairly small family. Its 2-in-1 lid doubles up as a splatter guard and a storage lid. The machine features a huge button at the top for control. Two levels of the blade work to process the ingredients in the bowl.

If you are a person who is keen on the amount of food being used or you are following recipes that require exact measurements, you will definitely love this equipment because of the measurement marking. You will not need to use extra measuring cups. The climax of this appliance is its ergonomic power head design that acts as the handle of the chopper.

Pros

  • Features a double-action splatter guard.
  • Convenient markings on the measurement bowl.
  • It is highly versatile in purpose.
  • Features 2-cup mini food processor.
  • Light and easy to carry with an ergonomic handle.
  • Has a 200-watt power pod.
  • Has a fair capacity of 16 ounces.
  • It is durable
  • Easy to use and wash.

Cons

  •   The head needs to be held in place to avoid pivoting.
  •  A bit small for a large family.

 

3.     Hamilton Beach 3-Cup Food Processor

Hamilton Beach Mini 3-Cup

This glass bowl chopper features a patented stack and press design that is extremely easy to assemble and use. This machine is constructed to make your kitchen experience easy, convenient, and enjoyable. All you need to do is to simply press the lid to chop and release to stop the process altogether.

The appliance features a 3-cup glass bowl processor which is the perfect size for everyday use. It also a good size for a fairly large family. The paradox is that the processor is large enough to produce the right amount of food for your family yet small enough to be stored away when not in use. It is compact in size and extremely light in weight.

Its stainless-steel blade will enable you to chop, emulsify, and puree your ingredients to the desired texture. You could use it with onions, carrots, and nuts. The lid features an oil dispenser that is designed to help in emulsifying dressings, dips, and sauces. The removable parts of this chopper, such as the bowl and the lid, are dishwasher-friendly therefore this machine is easy to clean.

Pros

  • Simple and easy to use.
  • Easy to assemble and disassemble when not in use.
  • Features a 3-cup glass bowl processor.
  • Perfect size for everyday use.
  • Small and compact size for easy storage.
  • Features durable stainless-steel blades.
  • The lid has an oil dispenser.
  • Easy to clean and dishwasher friendly.
  • Power through tough ingredients.
  • Bowl resists stains and odors.

Cons

  • No chute for adding liquid while in use.

 

4.     KitchenAid Cordless Chopper

KitchenAid KFCB519ER

This super chopper features a rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery that is designed to deliver optimal runtime and performance. When the battery is about to run low, the battery indicator will light a signal so that you can prepare to charge the machine. It comes with a charge. It can charge from 0 to full in below to hours of plugin.

This superb machine also features a 5-cup BPA-free work bowl. It also has 2-speed settings to mix, chop, puree, and whip a variety of dishes. There are a lot of things you will want to try out with this machine. I promise that you will wildly succeed in all of them. You can try to make the chunky pico de gallo or a hearty hummus and going to the restaurant will never cross your mind again.

This machine is compact in design with convenient in-bowl accessory storage. The machine is easy to use. It is convenient especially when there is a power outage. It can chop up to 40 full onions in full charge. It is highly durable and extremely superior in quality therefore it will stay and serve you in your kitchen for the longest time.

Pros

  • Comes with a whisk attachment for whisking the cream.
  • It is convenient especially when there is a power outage.
  •  Compact design.
  • Convenient in-bowl accessory storage.
  • Can chop up to 40 full onions.
  • Features a 5-cup BPA-free work bowl.
  • It is versatile and can be used for a lot of purposes.
  •  Easy to transfer food.
  • Has a large capacity.
  • Ultimate portability.
  • Available in two colors.

Cons

  •  You have to charge beforehand.
  • The large capacity is not good for a small quantity of food.

 

5.     Phillips MultiChopper With Chop Drop Technology

Philips MultiChopper

There are a lot of unpleasant things that chopping onions can do to you. These include teary eyes and unpleasant smell. This Chop Drop Technology will give you the awesome experience of chopping like a chef without having to cry the whole time or having the urge to constantly turn your face away from your preparations.

This appliance contains a chopping basket where you place your ingredients such as onions. The 3 blades will chop, drop perfectly done pieces into the holding bowl. This machine is perfect for vegetables, cheese, nuts, and many more. All you need to do is be inventive and creative while using this awesome kitchen equipment to get the best out of it.

The blades are sharp and high speed. It does perfect work. They will chop, finely grind and give you the most perfect restaurant-grade output. The machine does not have any buttons or switches. All you need to do is to press down the buttons to get the work done. The drop basket is large enough to accommodate the whole onion.

Pros

  • Has a convenient top to pulse or run.
  • Large removable drop basket.
  •  Comes in 5 varying colors.
  • Gives chef-grade results.
  • Features 3-high speed blades.
  • It is convenient and versatile.
  • Compact size and easy to carry.
  • The design of the chopper is beautiful.

Cons

  • Knife work required for peeling and chopping.
  • No buttons, sweetings, and switches.

 

6.     Glass Bowl Chopper

BLACK+DECKER EHC3002B

This compact-sized mini chopper is the ultimate lifesaver especially when your schedule is dizzying, and you have to do a million things all at once. It looks so small, yet its bowl capacity is 4-cups which is fairly large especially if we are dealing with a big family. It will get things done at once without the tiring repeat process.

The blade and the motor system in this mini chopper are perfect. They perform to their maximum by finely chopping and crushing your food. The motor system is 150-watts. It is fast and powerful. You will not be hovering around the processor for long while waiting for your ingredients to be ready.

The blades on this chopper are removable therefore it is easy to clean without you having to struggle with the blades at the very base of the mini chopper system. The machine is also easy to grip. It has a pulse control system. This chopper is dishwasher friendly, so it saves you from having to wash it manually.

Pros

  • The machine is dishwasher-safe.
  • The bowl can be used in the microwave, freezer, and oven.
  • Includes lid. You can chop and store it in the same bowl.
  • Features a removable blade.
  • The motor and blade work with other standard 4-cup bowls.
  • Features both high and low speed.
  • 150-watt motor.
  • 4-cup bowl processor.
  • Easy to grip.
  • Compact lightweight design.

Cons

  • It has no chute for adding liquids.
  • The glass material can break.

 

7.     KitchenAid 3-Cup Food Chopper

KitchenAid KFC3516ER

This small beast of kitchen equipment is designed to quickly chop, mix, and puree your ingredients to your finest desires. It features a 3.5 cup BPA-free work bowl with pour spout, handles, and locking blade. The bowl is large enough to hold a big amount of ingredients sufficient for the entire family without having to repeat the process.

The drizzle basin in this mini chopper acts as a funnel to slowly incorporate oils and other liquids. With these features, it is very easy and convenient to transfer the bowl content via this mini food chopper. The control system allows you to toggle between the chop and puree setting.

You can operate the control system by just pressing your thumb on top of the handle and voila, the chopper gets up and running. This machine also features two speeds and a pulse. There is the drizzle basin where the liquid goes.  The machine is compact and lightweight therefore easy to store and carry around.  It is also very easy and convenient to clean.

Pros

  • Features a built-in pour spout.
  • You can add liquid while processing through the lid.
  • Available in a variety of assorted colors.
  • You can toggle between chop and puree settings.
  • The control function is run with a simple press on the top handle.
  • The work bowl has a handle.
  • Features a drizzle basin that acts as a funnel.
  • Easy to transfer liquid and salad.
  • Compact shape and lightweight.
  • Easy to clean and store.

Cons

  • The lid can be tough to remove.
  • Not dishwasher safe.