6 Food Processors That Chop Veggies Better Than a Professional Chef

You don't need to be the next Gordon Ramsay to slice and dice like a pro—these food processors will do it for you.

A food processor by Cuisinart that has a silver base and a clear chopping bowl with a black handle. photo

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Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus Food Processor

With over 3,000 positive reviews, this Cuisinart food processor has made its way onto Amazon's best seller list—and we aren't surprised. Compact and functional, it finely chops veggies with the touch of a button. Its secret: a patented stainless steel blade that reverses to deliver high-speed results. Plus, its 3-cup plastic bowl is easy to clean. Just toss it in the dishwasher and it'll be ready for the next round.

To buy: $39 (usually $75); amazon.com

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A silver veggie magic bullet in the middle of a glass bowl of chopped carrots and chopped celery photo

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Magic Bullet Veggie Bullet Electric Spiralizer and Food Processor

You may have heard of the Magic Bullet blender, but did you know this top-selling kitchen brand has a food processor, too? Featuring three pre-set functions, it slices, spiralizes, and shreds produce in a flash. (It can even handle meat and cheese.) You also get more bang for your buck, as this bundle includes the Bullet itself, several dishwasher-safe attachments, and a cookbook to inspire healthy meals.

To buy: $190; macys.com

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A Ninja Master Prep Set with green accents featuring a two cut processor from Walmart photo

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Ninja Master Prep

From dicing up healthy greens to mixing fruity drinks, the Ninja Master Prep set is a must-have for entertaining. Its interchangeable motorhead quickly switches from blending to processing so you can create frozen margaritas in the pitcher, and then use the two-cup processor to mix creamy guacamole. Featuring an anti-spill splashguard and easy-flip pour spout, you'll be able to seamlessly transfer your concoctions to the table. After you're done, detach its parts, run them through the dishwasher, and go enjoy the party!

To buy: $35 (usually $40); walmart.com

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Black food processor base with clear body showing salsa being made. photo

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Hamilton Beach Stack & Snap Food Processor

The Hamilton Beach Stack & Snap Food processor is great if you're making a meal that requires heavy prep work. With a 12-cup capacity and three speed settings, it can slice and dice in no time, getting family dinners on the table that much faster. While other processors take time to put together due to complicated locking mechanisms, this food processor assembles in seconds thanks to its three parts that stack and snap (just like the name says) together seamlessly.

To buy: $70 (usually $78); overstock.com

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Dash Electric Mandoline

Another food processor that makes prep work extremely easy—and safe—is the Dash Electric Mandoline. The simple machine comes with seven different blades including different sizes like thick and thin, and styles like julienne and cubed, so it meets all your slicing needs. You won't need to worry about a cutting board either, as the sliced strips fall directly into the plastic bowl, keeping your countertops clean.

To buy: $80 (usually $100); amazon.com

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KitchenAid Food Processor with vintage baby blue base and black detailing photo

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KitchenAid 3.5-Cup Mini Food Processor

Another compact option, this KitchenAid food processor offers three different functions including chopping, pureeing, and pulsing, making it a must-have prep tool. The stainless steel blades can slice through thick veggies, fruits, and even a few types of cheese. Plus, it's available in 12 beautiful colors; opt for a sleek black model or a pretty ice blue to add a pop color to your countertop.

To buy: $50; bedbathandbeyond.com

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