Cuisinart Elite Die-Cast Mini Prep, 4-Cup
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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.
- Recipe book.
- Die-cast-metal housing.
- 5 1/2" x7 1/4" x 9 1/4" high.
- 4-cup cap.
- 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
- 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).
Rated 5 out of 5 by DGBick from Cuisinart Elite Chopper I bought this to chop walnuts for my cookies, and what a pleasure to use something that does the job fast. I already have a Cuisinart hand mixer and I figure the chopper would be a excellent addition which it is. Cuisinart is the way to go if you want dependable. Thanks for a great product.Date published: 2019-01-08Rated 5 out of 5 by Susiethewarrior from Great performance for the cost. I received this product as a gift and have save so much time chopping vegetables for various recipes. I wished I had requested this product sooner.Date published: 2019-01-07Rated 5 out of 5 by SherrieG from Now a Believer My Mom tried to get me for years to use a processor, but I didn’t. Now that I have one It sits on my counter because I use it frequently. My only disappointment is I can’t grind coffee beans with it, but it makes everything else faster. I’m trying more new recipes. It is easy to work and clean.Date published: 2019-01-06Rated 5 out of 5 by Cheryl56 from nice size and does a great job I bought this to replace my old food processor (45 years old) which broke. This is a nice size and does a perfect job at chopping up the nuts, crackers for some recipes I use.Date published: 2018-12-16Rated 5 out of 5 by Gloria59 from Great little chopper I have used this for months now, and I have done nuts, cabbage, tomatoes and saved me hours of chopping. Always have trusted Cusinart to get my kitchen needs met, they have never failed me.Date published: 2018-12-10Rated 5 out of 5 by Cooks for u from Compact and easy to use. I have been using this mini for the last month and every chance I get! It is so easy to use, easy to clean and does the job of a larger unit. So powerful and so compact!. I recommend this product t to everyone !Date published: 2018-12-08Rated 5 out of 5 by Marciaher from Great product Im very happy to add this product to my kitchen, is great for making sauces. Love it!Date published: 2018-12-07Rated 5 out of 5 by Julia M. from Very good I bought this a few weeks ago and am very happy with it. I have to puree my food for a medical condition and it is fantastic and cleans up good too.Date published: 2018-12-06
Does this food processor have other disks (e.g., for shredding)?Hi Elaine, The Mini Prep does not include any discs. It only comes with the SmartPower® Blade with BladeLock System.Date published: 2018-12-06