10 Clever Ways to Use Your Food Processor
The Ultimate Food Processor: The Magimix 4200 XL
It chops, slices, dices, and can whirl up a batch of refreshing Summer Gazpacho quicker than you can ready the bowls on the table! Indeed, it's hard to imagine life before your magical mutli-tasking food processor, which takes all the hassle out of your cooking preperation work.
But your kitchen best-friend can offer you a lot more than just shredded vegetables.
Discover the amazing abilities of your machine with these Top Clever Ways to Use Your Food Processor.
See our fantastic entries to the Magimix Blend It Your Way Competition.
When you're hankering for something sweet but are low on time, try these fabulous No Bake Cookie Dough Bites. Simply put all the ingredients into your food processing bowl, give it a spin and voila! Tip: Add an ice-cream stick into each ball and dip into chocolate!
Cold Summer Soups
Soups are not just for Summer as Laura, blogger of Me & Mr Jones proves with this delightful Summery Gazpacho.
"Raw veg can be a bit blah if you're eating them on their own, but blitz a few up together, and 'Hey presto' - gazpacho! The thought of a cold soup can be a little off-putting but please give this delicious bowl of fresh veg a chance! It's really light, perfect for Summer and so nutritious! It's also ridiculously quick and easy to make."
Maybe an obvious choice but making a smoothie is a breeze with the right food processor. As they are so easy to create, you can also afford to be a bit more creative, like blogger Nupur of UK Rasoi, with this fabulous Kiwi Vanilla Coconut Smoothie.
"Packed with more Vitamin C than an equivalent amount of orange, the bright green flesh of the kiwifruit, speckled with tiny black seeds, adds a dramatic tropical flair to any fruit salad. This recipe is a smooth and refreshing blend of kiwi with coconut and vanilla. A delightful Summer drink!"
Ah, Pesto. The go-to sauce in any kitchen, perfect in pasta, sandwiches or as a dip, which marrys particularly well with plain black-pepper crackers. See just how this simple recipe is made easier, thanks to your friend, the food processor.
Arguably our favourite sugary breakfast spread, it can often be hard to keep the jar from emptying too quickly. This is why your food processor is on hand to ensure you won't be left wanting for your chocolate fix in the morning. See how The Full Plate blog used the food processor, a Magimix 4200 XL, to create homemade Nutella.
Get the recipe for Homemade Nutella here.
Food processors can not only just shread your cheese, but pulse it into oblivion too, creating beautiful, powdery parmesan cheese, which is perfect sprinkled on this Ultimate makeover: Spaghetti Cabonara.
Make this wonderfully good Sticky Toffee Banana Chocolate Pudding in no time with your miracle machine to gobble up as the perfect after-dinner treat, and if you have time why not make the cream and caramel as well.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for homemade ice-cream! And it's not hard to see why. As ice-cream prices have dramtically climbed in the past 50 years, homemade ice-cream is the perfect option for those with a nifty kitchen appliance.
Summer is here, and with it the perfect opportunity to make ice lollies to store in your freezer.
All you need is a good recipe, like these Lemon Ice Lollies with Liquorice Sticks, a sizeable food processor and a freezer, and you'll have your Summer refreshments sorted.