The Best Mini Choppers UK
The 11 Best Mini Food Processor Choppers of 2019
A mini food chopper or mini food processor is the ideal solution for those looking for pint-sized food processor suited for smaller quantities of food.
These mini food processors are great as they are small, compact and lightweight meaning they can be suited to almost all environments. They also don’t come with the hefty price tag that the vast majority of high-quality food processors do.
Some of these mini choppers are available for as little as £20 or less!
As we mentioned above, these mini choppers are dynamite when performing lightweight chopping tasks. They really make your life easier in the kitchen and also stop annoying things from happening such as your hands reeking of garlic after chopping a glove or two!
If you suffer from this – check out guide on how to chop garlic without your hands smelling!
Like their big brothers, these mini choppers also come with a variety of attachments that can be utilized to chop ingredients in different ways. You can get one for kneading dough, blending soup or even grinding spices.
We have compiled a complete list of the best mini choppers money can buy right now.
We’ve taken a deep dive into the pros and cons of each and create an ultimate buyers guide to help you find the best mini chopper for you right now!
- Kenwood CH180A Mini Chopper- White
- Mini Chopper 600 LINKChef Mini Food Processor 4 bi-Level Blades
- NINJA NJ1002UKBK Chopper, Black
- Russell Hobbs Desire Mini Chopper 1 L Bowl
- Electric Food Chopper, 8-Cup Food Processor by Homeleader
- VonShef 400W Mini Chopper
- Sensio Home Mini Food Chopper/Small Food Processor
- Chopper Mini Food Processor, 2 Speeds, Glass Bowl, Stainless Steel Blades
- Nestling 500W Kitchen Mini Food Chopper
- Cuisinart EC4HU Mini Food Processor Kitchen Companion
- Tefal MQ714140 Minipro Multi-Function Chopper
1. Kenwood CH180A Mini Chopper - White
Both modern & sleek, the Kenwood CH180 mini chopper is the perfect mini chopper for those on a budget!
With powerful and compact chopping functionality, Kenwood’s model has two speeds with a 350 ml bowl and 150g capacity.
Kenwood have designed their mini chopper with easy to use one touch control and with 300w power, you will not struggle chopping even the toughest of ingredients quickly & efficiently.
After using this appliance for some time, we can safely say it’s the perfect companion to have in your kitchen. It is super easy to clean with it’s dishwasher safe bowl and can be easily stored away in a cupboard for future use.
The only downside to this product is that it doesn’t come with any additional parts such as a kneader or grinder. Apart from that, it’s a great mini chopper!
2. LINKChef Mini Food Processor
The Linkchef mini food processor is a powerful unit with it’s 600w pure copper motor. It makes light work of any vegetables or meat you throw at it and is surprisingly quiet.
It comes with a variety of safety features such as a thermal protection device to auto-off if the device gets too warm. It also includes a safety switch that engages when the lid is taken off.
Like the Kenwood, the Linkchef has a removable bowl that can be easily cleaned by any dishwasher or some elbow grease! The transparent BPA free lid enables you to accurately see when your food is chopped to the perfect consistency.
The machine itself offers two speeds at the press of a single button. This ensure the Linkchef is super easy to use and simple to master.
It comes with 2 grinding plates and 4 cutting blades to ensure perfect chopping. These parts are made from stainless steel so you can rest easy knowing their will remain sharp.
The only downside to the Linkchef is that it can take some time to puree things. If you are looking for a perfect smooth consistency then it can take some time to achieve it with this mini chopper.
3. Ninja Professional Stackable Chopper
Ninja’s version of a mini Chopper is handy, portable and compact. It really does take all of the hard work out of chopping your food.
Despite being compact, this machine really packs a punch. It can seriously chop your vegetables in a matter of seconds and offers precise control over their consistency.
It comes with two sealable containers that are easily cleaned after each use and dishwasher safe. We found ourselves using these handy little containers to store ingredients in the fridge when we chopped too many ingredients for the recipe we were making.
The Ninja Mini chopper has a portable blade and a blending pod for safe, fast and simple chopping of a variety of different ingredients.
This machine takes up hardly any room, so if your kitchen is tight on space then this really will be the best mini chopper for you.
We didn’t really find anything wrong with the Ninja mini chopper, but if we had to pick something it would be the fact it’s container could be slightly bigger!
4. Russell Hobbs Desire Mini Chopper 1 L Bowl
The ever reliable Russell Hobbs has produced a truly great mini chopper with the Desire!
The Desire comes in a contemporary design with a flash matte black finish. It’s also super compact which makes it the ideal machine for those short on space in their kitchen.
We found using this machine is so simply due to it’s on-touch operation button and with a whopping 380w motor it will clean any smaller items such as garlic.
The durable glass chopping bowl that comes with the Russell Hobb Desire can be easily cleaned after each use and we didn’t run into any issues in getting the chopped ingredients out of the bowl.
Much like the Ninja mini chopper, the Russell Hobbs unit comes with a filter lid for easy storage if you accidentally chop too many ingredients.
5. Electric Food Chopper, 8-Cup Food Processor by Homeleader
Homeleader’s Mini Chopper comes with a massive 2L bowl capacity making it the ideal solution for chopping at scale.
The unit has 2 speeds – One low speed for chopping vegetables and one high speed setting for meats and nuts. It’s to choose between the two speeds using the two large buttons at the top of the device.
Much like other mini choppers in our list, the Homeleader comes with a host of safety features such as the safety lock which stops the machine when the lid is removed.
The great thing about the homeleader mini chopper is that is comes with a 12 month warranty. So if anything goes wrong with the machine itself you can simply contact the company and they will help you sort the issue out!
6. VonShef 400W Mini Chopper
This mini chopper by VonShef offers a versatile solution to chopping food in your kitchen.
VonShef designed their mini chopper with a powerful 400W motor that enables you to chop blend, mince and mix ingredients both quickly and efficiently.
The unit boasts 2 speeds – standard speed for ingredients such as vegetables and herbs and turbo speed for tougher ingredients such as meat and nuts.
There are 4 stainless steel bi-level blades that will chop your ingredients with great precision and consistency. The way in which these blades have been made mean that they will also stay sharp for an extended period of time.
The VonShef mini chopper comes with a 500ml plastic bowl that offers an ample amount of space for ingredients. This plastic bowl is dishwasher friendly and can be easily cleaned.
7. Sensio Home Mini Food Chopper/Small Food Processor
Sensio have created a multi-functional mini chopper that offers excellent reliability and style.
Their machine and it’s 300w motor make light work of vegetables, nuts, cheese, meats and more in seconds. It is also capable of creating sauces and purees due the fine consistency it is able to chop ingredients.
Much like the other mini choppers on our list, the Sensio comes with 4 stainless steel blades that will remain sharp for an extended period of time.
This mini chopper has a 600ml removable capacity bowl with a tight fitting lid. This capacity allows you to chop the required amount of ingredients to the perfect consistency and store them easily in the fridge for later use.
Due to the handy and compact design of this mini chopper, it can easily be stored away in a cupboard after use and brought out the next time it’s needed.
Sensio offer an easily clean solution by designing their machine to have all removable parts. These removable parts include the life, chopping blades, base ring and bowl – all of which are dishwasher safe!
Oh and it comes with a 2 years satisfaction guarantee!
8. Tefal MQ714140 Minipro Multi-Function Chopper
Start saving real time in the kitchen with the Tefal minipro multi-function chopper.
This mini chopper is both compact and lightweight which makes it one of the best units for those with a small surface area in the kitchen.
It comes with 3 removable stainless steel blades and a whopping 500w of power. This means the Tefal is capable of easily chopping through a whole host of ingredients.
All parts included on the Tefal machine are dishwasher safe meaning you will not be wasting time after each use trying to get the damn thing clean!
The Tegal mini chopper comes with a 500ml removable plastic bowl. This bowl is fully transparent, so you can keep an eye on your ingredients and achieve the desired consistency perfectly every time.
9. Cuisinart EC4HU Mini Food Processor Kitchen Companion
The Cusinart Mini Food Processor is one of the larger capacity mini choppers on our list. It comes with a 900 ml capacity making it perfectly sized for those looking to get more out of their chopper on each use.
The machine offers super intuitive controls – The options being either to “Chop” or “Grind”. The single stainless steel blade rotates in both directions to ensure the ingredients move around inside the bowl and are chopped evenly.
Much like the other mini choppers on our list, the Cusinart comes with a dishwasher safe removable bowl and offers an easy clean solution after each use.
We enjoyed using this machine, but the fact that it has less blades than the majority of mini choppers on our list gave it a real disadvantage when compared directly to its competitors.
10. Nestling 500W Kitchen Mini Food Chopper
Nestling have designed a powerful mini chopper which is more than capable of chopping a whole host of ingredients including the more difficult ones such as nuts or meats.
The strong 500w motor allows you to blend, chop, mince, mix, puree efficiently and quickly. It comes with a single button that controls a total of 2 speeds. These two speeds are perfect for achieving the level of consistency you are after, no matter what you’re cooking!
Nestling have designed a mini chopper with 4 bi-fold 304 stainless steel blades. These blades deliver a long-lasting and safe performance that you can rely on.
Unlike a handful of the other mini choppers on our list, the Nestling comes with a stainless steel bowl rather than a plastic bowl. Whilst this looks good in terms of design, it’s actually not as good as a transparent bowl. This is because you cannot easily see what consistency your ingredients are at and accurately control when your done chopping.
This stainless steel bowl is resistant to scratches and is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning!
Nestling also offer a 12 month quality guarantee warranty for their mini chopper.
11. Cookhouse 400W Mini Food Processor, 2 Speed Powerful AC Motor
The final entry on our list is the Cookhouse 400W Mini Food Processor.
We found this unit to be a great all rounder and it made our lives in the kitchen a hell of a lot easier!
Cookhouse offer a 400w machine that chops, shreds, slices, minces, blend and mixes ingredients in seconds.
The mini-chopper has a single button that allows you to alternate between 2 different speeds. By a simple press of a button, the 3 layers of shard stainless steel blades with cut through your chosen ingredients and achieve the desired consistency in a matter of seconds.
It comes with a 1.2L remove glass bowl that is both stylish and easy to clean. In fact the entire machine is sleek in design yet offers a simple wipe down solution after each use.
This machine really surprised and we actually found ourselves using this one as our primary mini chopper in the kitchen!