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Cuisinart Elite Die-Cast Mini Prep, 4-Cup

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Summary

With its heavyweight die-cast housing and locking blade that won't slip off while you're pouring, the Mini-Prep is an amazingly powerful, space-saving way to make short work of small but time-consuming prep chores.

  • Compact but powerful.
  • Easy-to-clean electronic touch-pad controls.
  • Razor-sharp stainless-steel auto-reversing blade lets you switch from Chop to Grind instantly.
  • Use the Chop setting to mince nuts, garlic and herbs, and chop onions without tears.
  • Use the Grind to pulverize spices and prepare pesto, sauces or spreads.
  • BladeLock feature locks the blade securely into place while you're pouring ingredients from the bowl.
  • Rugged die-cast-metal housing ensures stability and years of use.
Dimensions & More Info

Food Processor includes:

  • Chopping/grinding blade.
  • Spatula.
  • Recipe book.

Additional information

  • Die-cast-metal housing.
  • 5 1/2" x7 1/4" x 9 1/4" high.
  • 4-cup cap.
  • 220W.
  • This product is intended for use in the United States and Canada and is built to United States electrical standards.
  • 4 lb.
  • Made in China.
Use & Care

Care

  • Removable parts are dishwasher safe.
  • Wipe base clean with a damp cloth.
  • Avoid harsh detergents and abrasive cleansers.
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Panfried Falafel with Cumin and Garlic

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the chickpeas and cook until slightly softened but still very firm in the center, about 10 minutes. Drain the chickpeas and let cool slightly.

In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, onion, garlic and parsley and process until coarsely pureed. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in the baking powder, cumin, the 3/4 tsp. salt and the red pepper flakes. Refrigerate the mixture until cold, about 1 hour.

In a large nonstick fry pan over medium-high heat, warm about 1 Tbs. of the olive oil. With wet hands, shape 1/4-cup portions of the chickpea mixture into patties about 3 inches wide. Place 3 or 4 patties at a time in the pan and cook, turning once, until browned on both sides, 4 to 6 minutes total. Repeat to shape and cook the remaining falafel, adding more olive oil to the pan as needed. Serve immediately. Makes 12 to 14 patties; serves 4.

Adapted from Williams Sonoma Eat Well, by Charity Ferreira (Oxmoor House, 2008).

 

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 by from So much better than a mini chopper I really love this. I had been using a mini chopper for years but it was just too small and hard to lock and open or I had to drag out my too large giant food processor for small jobs. This 4 cup pitcher style is so much easier to use and just the right size for one or two. It's so much easier to clean, as well. Bye-bye mini chopper, you won't be missed at all.
    Date published: 2019-08-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Follow instructions Cut meat into small chunks like ham for ham salad.
    Date published: 2019-07-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from 4 cup chopper It's everything I wanted in a small food processor chopped onions and makes hummus I've had it 3 weeks and it's good
    Date published: 2019-07-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cuisinart chopper Good price for all the stuff it does. It was exactly what I needed. The chopping and grind are both functions that i use in prepping my meals. I cook alot of fresh dishes so its perfect.
    Date published: 2019-06-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just right! This little work horse replaced one over twenty years old. Perfect when the eleven cup of s too large.
    Date published: 2019-05-25
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too loud Does a good job but very very loud. I like the fact that it is small. Have to hold the buttons down while processing so that is annoying.
    Date published: 2019-05-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Little workhorse Very good performance and small size. Haven’t used it for anything but chopping but is excellent at that!
    Date published: 2019-05-17
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy I would not recommend this product. The top is very hard to get off. In fact, mine is stuck now, and I can't get it off at all. Also, it takes several attempts to get the container in the correct position to lock and be able to start. When it did work, I liked the results. However, it has become too frustrating to deal with. I don't need a big food processor and was hoping this would work for all my needs. I was definitely disappointed in the first Cuisinart product I've ever purchased.
    Date published: 2019-04-24
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  • Can I make peanut butter with this mini processor?

    Asked by: Jakki J
    Making peanut butter is quick and easy, you’ll never buy it from the store again. For a change, substitute walnuts or pecans for the peanuts. You can make ¾ cup with 1½ cups toasted peanuts.
    Answered by: Product Expert
    Date published: 2019-04-22

    Does this food processor have other disks (e.g., for shredding)?

    Asked by: Elaine
    Hi Elaine, The Mini Prep does not include any discs. It only comes with the SmartPower® Blade with BladeLock System.
    Answered by: Williams Sonoma
    Date published: 2019-05-21

    What's the difference between this food processor and the Elemental?

    Asked by: Diane124
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