2018 Update: The best nut chopper for most people is the Prepworks by Progressive Nut Chopper. (Read the in-depth review below)
5 of the Best Nut Chopper for Almonds
|Prepworks by Progressive Nut Chopper||5.6 x 4 x 7.9 inches||6.9 ounces|
|Norpro Hand Crank Nut||7.2 x 4.2 x 3.2 inches||9.6 ounces|
|PL8 Nut Chopper PL8 1405||8.7 x 7 x 4 inches||8 ounces|
|HIC Manual Nut Chopper, 1.25 Cup Capacity||7.5 x 4.8 x 5 inches||10.4 ounces
|Chef'n NutZoom Nut Chopper||7.1 x 2.6 x 5 inches||3.8 ounces|
|RSVP Endurance Vintage||4 x 4 x 7 inches||12.8 ounces|
1. NutgrinderEndurance Vintage RSVP Stainless Steel
- The container of the particular nut grinder is equal to 1.25 cup which means you can only chop a limited quantity of nuts at one time. You would need to refill the container more than once if you have to chop more than 1.25 cups.
- With the help of a stainless steel chopper and a manual hand crank, you can now chop nuts especially almonds in no time.
- It does not which nut you chop in the RSVP Endure nut grinder, it can chop hard and soft nuts into very small pieces. It is more effective than a knife or a rolling pin.
- The more you chop the nuts, smaller will be the resulting ones. The product has a sliding door which makes the cleaning very convenient and easy.
- The product might not be too fine, but it is effective and quick. It is dishwasher friendly making it more convenient to use.
2. Progressive Nut Chopper by Prepworks
The particular nut chopper has a non-skid base which increases the stability of the chopper. The product is patented because of its cute design and an elliptical shape.
- The capacity of this chopper is one and a half cup which equals almost 350ml, which can be chopped at a time using this product. There are printed marks on the container of the chopper to indicate ¼ cup and 1/3 cup increments.
- Dimensions of the chopper are 8 by 4 inches.
- You have an option for fine and coarse chopping, make it clockwise for coarse and anti-clockwise for fine chopping.
- Hard as well as soft nuts can be chopped without thinking once about the chopper being destroyed. The cutter is made of stainless steel which makes it strong enough to chop any kind of nuts.
- It has a plastic body which makes it very light weight and also it is dish washer safe. No hard work is required to clean the product.
3. Nut Chopper by Chef’n NutZoom
- The particular nut chopper came in to being after being inspired by GarlicZoom which is a garlic chopper. The nut chopper by NutZoom gives you perfectly chopped nuts with a great texture.
- The cutter is made of stainless steel so you can chop any nut without thinking once. Either hard or soft, any kind of nuts can easily make into smaller pieces in no time.
- Also, when you are done chopping the nuts you can easily remove the cutter if you want to, the product is dishwasher safe making things more convenient and easier for you.
- The design of the product is as such that to understand using it would be a piece of cake, just open the top lid, pour the nuts, grip the sides and there you go.
- Moreover, the company Chef’n has a trusted reputation; you can purchase the product without worrying.
4. Manual Nut Chopper by HIC
- The capacity of the particular nut chopper is also 1.25 cup as one of the choppers discussed above. 1.25 cup does not even make 300ml.
- Sometimes there is a need to chop nuts that are more than the capacity of the chopper, so the solution for this is that you need to refill the container as many times as you would have to until the nuts are finished.
- You can chop all types of nuts with ease. It does not matter how hard or soft the nut is, the final chopped texture that you get would be the same and very presentable.
- It is lead-free and BPA free, having stainless steel. The high-quality stainless steel makes it more efficient and quick. The reliability of the particular product also comes with the high-quality body and the cutter.
Only the glass base of the entire product is dishwasher safe. Rest of the parts have to be cleaned by hands and warm soapy water. The sturdy base makes it very stable and durable.
5. PL8 Nut Chopper1405
- With the capacity of 10 ounces, the particular nut chopper is known for its efficiency and quick nature.
- Also, the stainless steel blade and high-quality body attract you even more. The blade is detachable which means cleaning the blade once you are done chopping your almonds or any other nuts are very convenient.
- Not just the blade but the whole product is dishwasher friendly, further making the process a piece of cake for you.
This chopper also gives you options for coarse and fine chopping. Turn the handle one way for coarse and the other for fine.
- Unlike the other nut choppers for almonds or other nuts discussed earlier in the article, this one allows you to change the glass jar according to your need. Use a bigger a jar if the nuts are more and a smaller one if they are less.
- There are printed marks on the jar to show the measurements for example 5 ounce. 7.5 ounce etc.
6. Norpro Hand Crank Almond Cutter
- This product works as a time-saving machine. Its quick nature lets you chop nuts such as almonds, walnuts, peanuts etc. in no time.
- The capacity of the chopper is 1.25 cups making it a little smaller if your requirement to chop the nuts is more. What you can do to overcome the drawback of less capacity is to do it more times, refill the jar again and again and keep chopping once the nuts are finished.
- The blade is stainless steel which means you can grind any type of nut either hard or soft, the chopper would not face any difficulty doing it.
- The product is dishwasher friendly.
- Both left and right handed users would have convenience using the product due to it being manual in nature.
Nuts are delicious and can be found everywhere
Nuts are the perfect snack for you. They give your body the nutrients no other fruit can give. You can enjoy nuts in your diet as you like. You can eat them with butter or chop them and sprinkle on your food or you can eat them as they naturally are.
You can also make nut butter in your home and enjoy homemade nut butter on bread. You can use a variety of nuts in your homemade nut butter. It is better if you eat the nuts in their natural state but nuts can also be seasoned, they can be coated with salt, nuts can be roasted or you can eat them raw.
Storing the nuts is not a hard job. You can store the nuts in a dry place at room temperature. If you want to store the nuts for a long period of time, it is advisable that you store them in a cool place such as; your refrigerator.
If you like the roasted nuts, you can roast them in the oven at a temperature of about 350 F. the roasted nuts are delicious. Do not roast the nuts in any vegetable or any oil.
Nutritional value of nuts
Nuts have a very high nutritional value. Nuts contain minerals which are essential for your body such as, selenium. Nuts have low calories so they can also be used in a low-calorie diet.
Nuts are anti-oxidants. The anti-oxidants are needed in your body to maintain the metabolism. The unstable molecules produced by your body are controlled by the antioxidants. These unstable molecules are produced when your skin is exposed to sunlight, pollution etc.
The nuts help your body to control the free radicals and hence save your body from cell damage. Walnuts contain more amounts of antioxidants than fish.
Some people think that nuts are very high in calories but nuts actually help you lose weight. People who eat nuts as a part of their regular diet are likely to lose more weight than those who do not eat nuts. A study on almonds and pistachios says that they help you lose weight at a faster rate.
Nuts control cholesterol level in the body
Almonds and pistachios have the ability to lower the level of cholesterol and triglycerides. The low levels of cholesterol in the body reduce the chances of diabetes in people who are obese. The nuts have high levels of monosaturated and poly-saturated fatty acids which protect your body from getting fat.
Nuts help to cure diabetes
Today, many people are suffering from Diabetes Type-2 disease. Nuts are the best to bring down the sugar level in your body and so they help in curing diabetes type 2 diseases. The low carb content in nuts helps to reduce the level of sugar in your blood.
Nuts are anti-inflammatory
The inflammation in your body is a kind of defense mechanism to save your body from pathogens and bacteria. If the inflammation stays for a long period of time, it becomes harmful for your body. This can damage your organs. Eating nuts in your diet reduce the inflammation and do not let the inflammation to stay for a long time.
Nuts reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke
A research has shown that people who eat nuts regularly have a good immune system and it protects them from getting any heart disease. The nuts maintain the structure abs shape of the arteries which supply blood to your heart. The nuts also help your body to maintain the level of fats in your body.
Buy any one of these nut choppers and enjoy a healthful diet. These nut choppers are easy to use and clean, you can clean them with warm water and soap. You can wash them in a dishwasher too.
These nut choppers come with different jars. You can use the jar according to the number of nuts you want to chop. The nut choppers have an elegant design and are reliable.
The nut choppers are light in weight and easy to use. It is a very handy tool.
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