When shopping for a Food Processors, there are some key considerations that you need to make. Firstly, consider its bowl. How big a processor’s bowl should depend on how big your family is, putting into account your visitors as well. Secondly, it should be stable not unless you want to chase it around your kitchen. An ideal processor should have a wide and heavy base.
These 2 will help it withstand the vibrations caused by the motor. Thirdly, consider what you want to do with the processor. Do you want to prepare some mini pizza dough, mix some salad, or shred cabbages? Does the processor have the necessary blades and/or discs to carry out these functions? If not, can they be bought separately? It’s also a no-brainier that you need a warranty for the tool. Other features include price, cleaning, safety, and power.
Today, the market is chock-full of these kitchen accessories. However, not all are worth your attention leave alone your bucks. Luckily, our team sought, compared, and tested several. We then considered what previous buyers had to say about them. This is the list of the best that they favored.
Table of Contents
- 10. Cuisinart DFP-14BCNY 14-Cup Food Processor
- 9. Braun FP3020 Food Processor
- 8. Oster Pro 1200 Blender 2-in-1 with Food Processor
- 7. Cuisinart DLC-8SBCY Pro Custom 11-Cup Food Processor
- 6. KitchenAid KFC3511ER
- 5. Hamilton Beach 10-Cup Food Processor
- 4. BLACK+DECKER HC306 1-1/2-Cup
- 3. Hamilton Beach 8-Cup Food Processor (70740)
- 2. Cuisinart DLC-2ABC Mini Prep Plus Food Processor
- 1. Ninja Express Chop (NJ110GR)
10. Cuisinart DFP-14BCNY 14-Cup Food Processor
A large family of relatives and friends require a real weekend treat. As such, you may have to spend a few hours in the kitchen not unless you have some backup from this food processor from Cuisinart. Its large welcoming feed tube and positively large bowl is more than you would ask for.
Cuisinart DFP-14CNY has a super strong motor powered by 720 watts and supported by a wide stable base. All these allow this champ to work on large quantities confidently and quickly. Its 3 stainless steel blades are sturdy and sharp for any activity.
9. Braun FP3020 Food Processor
This Germany made process is a sure addition to your kitchen. It doubles as a processor and a citrus juicer at the same time. Its bowl is made of a sturdy food-safe plastic. Braun FP3020 has seven blades for different functions including whipping, slicing, kneading, and shredding etc.
This means you won’t spend buying other accessories. All its components are easy to assemble and are dishwasher safe. About safety, Braun would never ‘process’ your fingers. Its motor won’t run unless you close the lid firmly.
8. Oster Pro 1200 Blender 2-in-1 with Food Processor
Oster Pro 1200 comes with a 3-year warranty for you to process and blend all you want in utmost confidence. The key feature with this is its all metal running system with a 10-year warranty. This means that unlike the plastic and rubber drives, these will won’t wear out anytime soon.
Oster Pro is both a blender and a food processor with a separate bowl for each function. Its powerful 1200 watts motor is yet to be found in any other food processor. Reviewers appreciated it since it’ll leave no chunks of unprocessed food like others do.
7. Cuisinart DLC-8SBCY Pro Custom 11-Cup Food Processor
You’ll be wasting the ingenious design and beauty of this processor if you won’t leave it on your kitchen shelf for show off. Its bowl capacity is 11-cup making it one of the best we found for a large family. Its on and off/pulse buttons are uniquely placed and easy to push.
Its base and feet firmly mounts on the top and won’t be jumping around. Just like the Cuisinart DFP-14, Cuisinart DLC-8BCY also has a large feed tube for large whole ingredients.
6. KitchenAid KFC3511ER
Though featuring a low capacity bowl, this processor is a real kitchen aid. Its base comes in several assorted colors to compliment your kitchen’s theme. From chopping to shredding, its creatively designed and positioned blades know how to do it better.
Its small and compact size only means that the food contents utilize the powerful motor for incredible results. Again, KitchenAid requires low maintenance, it’s quiet, and is time-saving.
5. Hamilton Beach 10-Cup Food Processor
Chefs and kitchen professionals know what a friend Hamilton has always been in manufacturing kitchen appliances. No wonder their processor is amongst the leading brands on the market today. Hamilton Beach Food Processor boasts an ultra-strong S-shaped blade that will chop anything that comes near it with much ease.
It also has a unique inbuilt scraper to clean its bowl, so no spatula is required. Its 2-speed control system allows you to prepare your favorites with precision. From cheese to carrots and cucumbers, Hamilton Food Processor can’t frustrate you.
4. BLACK+DECKER HC306 1-1/2-Cup
If you want a food processor to grab all the space on your kitchen shelf, Black and Decker has a little chopper for you. This processor is easy to assemble and to use. If you don’t like all the tiresome work associated with cleaning processors and blenders, this is a good choice.
It’s quick to assemble just as it’s quick to wash. Previous buyers found it ideal for making sauces, mini pizza dough, and chopping onion and nuts etc.
3. Hamilton Beach 8-Cup Food Processor (70740)
For you who love Hamilton Beach brand but want a smaller model, you can’t go wrong with this 8-cup food processor. Don’t be deceived by its price, you’ll wish you had known about it before. It has a 450 watts motor that won’t be put down by anything that goes on its 8-cup bowl.
The bowl is made of a strong BPA-free plastic that won’t shatter easily. This Hamilton 8-cup Processor also has an S-shaped slicer and a 2-sided disc for chopping, shredding, and mixing. Reviewers praised it as being of good quality, powerful, speedy, and with an unbeatable price.
2. Cuisinart DLC-2ABC Mini Prep Plus Food Processor
This Cuisinart DLC-2AC was amongst the most sought processors this year, not only for its price but quality too. It’s an excellent choice for a smaller kitchen. If you are searching for a compact size food processor that’s lightweight and easily portable for a camp, then consider this one.
It’s a good cheese grater, small batches dough mixer, and onion and nut chopper. However, it’s not the best for grinding beans. Notably, it’s quiet and easy to wash.
1. Ninja Express Chop (NJ110GR)
Ninja Express Chop tops our list of the most reviewed processors this year. It’s not as big as the Hamilton Beach 10-cup food processor but reviewers reckoned that it’s a game changer in this niche. It’s a 400-watts kitchen appliance with ideally positioned blades for pureeing, dicing, and chopping amongst other activities. We found it powerful to crush almost anything.
It’s easy to put together its parts just as easy as it is to remove them and to clean. Again, most of its components are dishwasher safe. We found it powerful to crush almost anything. It’s easy to put together its parts just as easy as it is to remove them and to clean. Again, most of its components are dishwasher safe.
If you want a compact, reliable and efficient food processor, KitchenAid, Ninja and Hamilton Beach 8-cup are a safe bet. Hamilton Beach 10-cup, Cuisinart DLC-8SBCY, and Cuisinart 14BCNY-14 cup food processors are excellent if you need a bigger processor.