If you want to give your cut veggies and fruit more interesting look, do it with spiralizers and spiral vegetable cutters.
Those gadgets will give you the shape of ribbons and long noodles, which you can add in your salads or any dish. Many more models have been released on the market after we did a survey, in order to find out which slicers are the best. After our favorite models got more advanced versions, we decided that new tests may come in hand.
There were 6 handheld suspects in combination with a spiraling attachment specially made for KitchenAid stand mixers.
Many countertop spiralizers models have similar designs like old-fashioned apple peelers.
The construction is simple, as one of the ends has pronged food holder along a crank handle, and vertical slot, which holds the blade. While you use one of your hands to exert pressure on the produce, as with the other you can turn the crank through the blade to feed the produce.
When you purchase certain model, it will come with blades, which will give you 1/8-inch-thick noodles, 1/4-inch-thick noodles and accordion-pleated ones.
Müeller Spiral-Ultra 4-Blade Spiralizer
If you are looking for a strong and durable spiralizer that can handle tougher products this one might do the job!
Here’s the interesting part this on is a vertical vegetable spiralizer and it works with gravity.
One of the pros is that all the parts are stored inside of it so in a way it serves as its own storage container – no more lost parts! In addition this one produced a lot less waste which is great for people that just want spirals and no leftover cores after the spiralizing. Resulting in a better and easier cleaning afterwards.
While spiralizing, the two suction cups are doing a good job of stabilizing the machine.
The manufacturer claimed that this machine is able to produce juice citrus, to slice like a mandolin, make spiral cuts and grate.
On the down side.
It could be hard to set it up in a way that can work right. It is very weird to use it even for lefties and righties, because of the vertical handle.
The collection bin is situated under the blades, which is very bad position, as it catches only one-third of the produce.
Brieftons’ NextGen Vegetable Spiralizer
If you want to eliminate all the shortcomings, which are commonly seen in other handheld slicers, then this handheld veggie spiralizer is the perfect choice.
This revolutionary design does not meet the limited options, small size unfit for large veggies or the high wastage.
The size is definitely bigger, but the model has 4 blade types (3mm width, 5mm, 10mm, 70mm width), as the blades are quick- turning and safe to use.
The machine is very convenient, as the cleaning is like a child game, because of the detachable blade design.
Paderno World Cuisine Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer
This model had very stable and intuitive, yet simple and inexpensive design, which won our hearts in our previous test.
This slicer can spiralize zucchini, apples, potatoes and beets without leaving any mess behind.
Easy and effortless, this is what every kitchen needs. You do not have to worry about all of the produce, as this Tri-blade will turn it into consistent ribbons and noodles in no time. This product was one of the gadgets that succeeded in turning butternut squash into strands with regular and long size.
iPerfect Spiralizer Tri-Blade Vegetable Spiral Slicer
This slicer has the same features and qualifications as our previous suggestion, with the slight difference this one offers more security and safety than the Tri-Blade which not as secure as this one.
It is very easy and comfy to use thanks to the vegetable holder.
Some disadvantages here are that the product is not stain resistant and the end results are not always pretty.
But it can survive every test, as it processed everything, leaving only very small amount of waste.
Paderno World Cuisine 4-Blade Spiralizer Pro
This is the more advanced version of the Paderno Tri-Blade, which makes it more compact, ambidextrous and similarly efficient.
The design is also changed, now it has a smaller vegetable holder and a pusher handle that brought a bit of a negative things – it made the machine very strange to use, unstable and fussier.
You need to know what you are doing in order to set it up right, making it kind of unsuitable for beginners.
To make things work smoothly and able to make accordion cuts, the machine is equipped with a skewer and handy angel-hair slicer blade.
KitchenAid Spiralizer with Peel, Core, and Slice
If you want the standing mixer’s motor to work better for you, this green-friendly attachment by KitchenAid will deliver you long noodles from potatoes, apples, zucchini and beets.
The machine comes with extra handy blades and it is very easy to clean.
Unfortunately, it had a lot of waste and it way a bit fussy to use.
Even though the machine has powerful motor, it can’t produce even a single noodle from the butternut squash, because the vegetable holder was too tiny to stabilize the squash.
Veggetti Pro Tabletop Spiral Vegetable Cutter
Our next suggestion is surprisingly secure, because it is stabilized by a single large suction cup.
It has an increasing waste, as it produces noodles larger than 6¾ inches, which in order to fit inside the holders, need to be cut.
This machine was not able to make noodles from butternut squash.
This spiral slicer comes with 3 interchangeable stainless steel blades with option of making thin, thick or ribbon looking pasta.
Benriner Cook Vertical Slicer
You can get paper-thin noodles perfect for every side dish with this super easy to use Benriner slicer.
This machine meets the expectations of most people, who believe that this is the finished products from one spiralizer.
In order to fit under the handle, the produce must not be more than 4 inches long, because the container’s capacity is not a lot. The generating may cause a lot of waste.
The product is unstable, because there are no suction cups or clamps included here to secure the counter.
Lifestyle Dynamics’ SpiraLife Vegetable Spiralizer
This model is nothing like the countertop models.
It is very handy, more portable, saves place, does not weight that much and it is great to use.
A handheld model is one perfect addition to every kitchen.
The handles are made from stainless steel, which eliminates almost all the chances of bending or breakage. The design is sturdy and the machine has less-stressful torque motion. You can get double production at a time, due to the two ends.
One last benefit is the dishwater-safe components.
Westmark’s 11332260 Spiral Vegetable & Fruit Slicer
There are plenty of options that come with this product.
The working mechanism is a standard one, which gives you the opportunity of slicing your fruits and veggies with simple steps.
First you have to place the product on the prongs, then press them into the slicer blades and finally to turn the slicer handle.
The product is equipped with 3 blades made of stainless steel, as one of them is the straight for ribbon cut. The second one is the shredder for spaghetti gives you thick curly cuts and size cuts.
Those blades are made of high quality materials and work precisely.