13 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With a Food Processor

I have a food processor in the cupboard that I used to only use for the 1 or 2 tasks a month.. A while ago we took our eating habits to a much healthier level and this thing has made it much simpler! I use it almost daily now after researching some great healthy recipes on Pinterest!

Maybe you just got a new one for Christmas, and you’re not entirely sure what to do with it?

Here is a list of 13 AMAZING ideas that you can create with your food processor! These recipes are delicious and so much easier using this handy thing! If you don’t have one you will be headed out the door for one after you see these!

1 compact kitchen appliance and the world is your oyster! The possibilities are endless!

Hummus

Hummus
Hummus

You will never buy hummus ever again. This quick and easy recipe thrown in your food processor will be whipped up and creamy in just 5 minutes.

Found on RecipeTinEats.com

Bread Crumbs

Bread Crumbs
Bread Crumbs

Save your old stale bread and bring it to back to life with this quick easy trick. Add the results to chicken, fish, or other breaded savory dishes

Found at PopSugar.com

Nut Butter

Nut Butter
Nut Butter

This delectable treat is perfect for spreading on toast, adding to cookies, and drizzling on oatmeal!

Found at Detoxinista.com

Homemade Mayo

Homemade Mayo
Homemade Mayo

Homemade Mayo

 

Forget the artificial preservatives and scary ingredients in your condiments. Whip up a quick mayo to go with anything! Add some garlic or dill and you’ve got an entirely new twist on a scrumptious sandwich.

Found at Umami Girl.com

Pie Crust

Pie Crust
Pie Crust

I don’t know about you, but I can’t count how many recipes I’ve avoided because it called for pie crust, and I didn’t have any roll out in my freezer. Here is a great way to throw together a flaky, buttery crust just like grandma would have!

 

Found at Crafty Baking

Shredded Cheese

Shredded CheeseShredded Cheese

 

Did you know that store bought shredded cheese has wood pulp in it? Don’t believe me? Google the term a cellulose powder. They add this to our cheese to keep it dry enough to not clump together. Don’t prefer wood pulp in your food? Next time you whip up tacos use your handy dandy food processor. I guarantee it will taste 100x better!

If you want to read more on wood pulp in shredded cheese CLICK HERE. 

Found at The Kitchn.com

 

Healthy Fudge

Fudge
Fudge

Have a chocolate craving, but you’re trying to be good and eat healthy? These amazing energy filled raw fudge squares are bound to satisfy.

Found at Detoxinista.com

 

Guacamole

Guacamole
Guacamole

I prefer my guacamole creamy! Some like it nice and chunky, however you prefer your guac, throwing all that green goodness in your food processor and giving it a couple pulses will make a gorgeous bowl of smooth guacamole in the blink of an eye!

Found at Genius Kitchen.com

 

Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo Sauce
Alfredo Sauce

Alfredo is one of those recipes that everyone loves but it’s a bit of a trick to create. Mrs. Happy Homemaker gives you an amazing step by step recipe with fantastic pictures to help you though your next New Year’s Eve treat.

Found at Mrs. Happy Homemaker.com

 

Salsa

Salsa
Salsa

This is a great one to go with taco dinner, or just a snack with chips and drinks! Who doesn’t love homemade salsa? Especially when you can cater it to your own spice level!

Found at Hamilton Beach.com

 

Whip Cream

Whip Cream
Whip Cream

This one is fun and tastier than you would think. Fresh churned butter on hot toast! Yummy!

Found at Savor and Savvy.com

 

Grind Meat

Ground Beef

Hamburger is typically the worst piece of meat ground up to be eatable. You don’t have to suffer with that anymore, put a nice chunk roast in the processor and you have gourmet hamburger.

Found at The kitchn.com

 

Pesto

Pesto
Pesto

There really is nothing summerier than a big bowl of fresh garden pesto! Thought to be a more gourmet dish, this is one of Italy’s specialties. And now with the convenience of your food processor you can have this any old time! …….As long as you have some fresh basil on hand!

Found at The Kitchn.com

I hope this fantastic list of scrumptious creations will encourage you to use your food processor more!

 

Here’s a bonus for sticking around till the end! 🙂

Bonus:  Spinach Artichoke Dip

https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/spinach-artichoke-dip/

This is one of my families’ favorite recipes! We whip up batches of this all the time and it is a huge hit! Game day snacks has never been easier!

Found at Gimme Some Over.com

Enjoy!!

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