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KitchenAid Compact Stainless Steel Bladed Food Processor

Last updated: September 15, 2022


This food processor is the smallest of the units, making it ideal for those who only cook for one or two people. Its small size also makes it easy to store when not in use.

We looked at the top Food Processors and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Food Processor you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This food processor is perfect for small spaces or cooking for one or two people.

In our analysis of 36 expert reviews, the KitchenAid Compact Stainless Steel Bladed Food Processor placed 5th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Endless fresh options to quickly chop, mix and puree. This compact and lightweight 3.5 cup food chopper is ideal for every day use – whether you want to Eat healthier, be more creative, or just save time on meal prep.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The compact KitchenAid 3.5 Cup Mini Food Processor is a great pick for little kitchens, dorm rooms or those who tend to make small portions.
A little powerhouse that doesn't take much space to operate or store.
This 3.5-cup processor is the ideal size for chopping one onion or making small batches of mayo or vinaigrette.

What reviewers didn't like

Because it only comes with one multipurpose chopping blade, you won't be able to slice tomatoes or cucumbers in this model, but we found the lack of attachments made it a breeze to use – plus it ground parmesan cheese and shredded mozzarella as well as many of its full-sized counterparts.
The lid is awkward to take off, put on, and tighten securely.
It’s too small for making bread dough or coleslaw.
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