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11 Magical Ways to Use the Food Processor

A food processor is really a blessing! We thank its inventor for giving us something that is really useful in the kitchen. It doesn’t just make food preparation much easier, but it also allows mothers and fathers, food lovers, chefs and cooks and any ordinary person to experiment in creating more recipes.

To all adventure-seekers out there, let’s go to the kitchen and start transforming simple ingredients into delicious and appetizing foods by just using a food processor.

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Peanut Butter

For nut lovers out there, you can actually create a peanut butter spread with your food processor. All you need are dry roasted peanuts, butter, sweeteners and a little bit of salt, and of course, your bread.

Healthy Pesto

Combine basil, garlic, pine nuts, salt, Olive oil and Parmesan cheese into the food processor and start mixing them all. You can also add pecorino Sardo to make it cheesier.

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Salad Dressing

The food processor is also great for whipping up salad dressing out of your most favorite ingredients – garlic, chives, tarragon, parsley, and anchovies, among others.

Curry Paste

Red, green or yellow curry paste – depending on your preference – all of these can be made through your food processor. You just need some garlic, cumin, fish sauce, coriander, shrimp paste, chili powder, coconut milk and lime juice.

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Ice Cream

You can make your own homemade ice cream. All you need are sweetened condensed milk, cold milk, heavy cream, vanilla extract and flavoring, mix them all together and freeze. Enjoy!

Green Sauce

If you love veggies, then you can turn them into a healthy, green sauce. Just mix all your favorite green leafy vegetables like parsley, spinach, and cabbage into the food processor and you are good to go.

Vegetable Soup

Making a healthy, hot soup during the winter has never been this easier. Mix all the vegetables you want. Add some seasoning or a pinch of salt will do. Heat the mixture and serve hot.

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Cookie Crumbs

Grab your favorite chocolate cookie and turn them into cookie crumbs through the food processor. Top these cookie crumbs in your frappe, smoothie, cake, or ice cream.

Homemade Mayonnaise

Mix 1 egg and 1 egg yolk, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon of salt into the food processor. Gradually drizzle 1 cup of virgin olive oil into the mixture. That’s it! You have your own homemade mayonnaise.

Hash Browns

Grate the potatoes into the food processor. Add flour, butter, salt, black pepper and paprika into the mixture. Form the mixture into patties or cubes. Deep fry in olive oil. You can dip these hash browns into your homemade mayo or sauce.

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Burger Patty

Well, maybe you are into meat right now. Don’t you worry! You can enjoy meat in a different way. Just grind the meat into the food processor. Add essential seasonings and spices. Mold them into patties and deep fry. Now you have a burger patty.

Apart from these, making pies, pasta, pizza doughs, cakes and other sweets are also much easier with the food processor. Bon appetite!

 

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