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Healthy Recipes to Make In Your Food Processor
If we had to name the kitchen tool MVP, the prize would go to the food processor. No other tool even comes close to being able to deliver creamy dips, perfectly chopped veggies, and blended ingredients. Best of all, the kitchen workhorse slashes prep time. Put yours to good use with these eight tasty, healthy food processor recipes.
A Beautiful Plate
Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apple, Walnuts, and Parmesan-Pecorino Crisps
File this one under food processor magic. Thanks to the thinnest blade disc attachment, you'll end up with perfectly shaved Brussels sprouts—without slicing off your finger. Pile on sliced apples, walnuts, and homemade cheese crisps, and—bam!—your salad just turned into a meal.
Cookie + Kate
Lentil-Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Avocado Green Harissa
Calling all lazy foodies! These gluten-free veggie burgers put your food processor to the test. Use a grating blade to prep the carrots, and the S blade to create oat flour, chop garlic and onions, and build the lentil mixture. Just like that, your burger cravings are cured.
Get the recipe: Lentil-Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Avocado Green Harissa
Sally's Baking Addiction
Homemade Almond Butter
DIY almond butter somehow makes you feel like you're beating the system. Do you have three cups of roasted, unsalted almonds and a food processor with a chopping blade? Then this homemade almond butter—and feeling like a genius—is mere minutes away.
Get the recipe: Homemade Almond Butter
MJ and Hungryman
Spicy Adzuki Bean Hummus
When you're looking for a healthy party dip, fire up the food processor to create this nutty and spicy hummus that's jam-packed with fiber-rich adzuki beans. It tastes so indulgent, no one will guess it's healthy.
Get the recipe: Spicy Adzuki Bean Hummus
Crushed Lentil Soup
With this recipe, you can score the fiber benefits of lentils, the cancer-fighting properties of garlic, and cumin's digestive aids all in one bowl! This Middle Eastern–inspired recipe turns these ingredients into a soup in just one minute. And did we mention it's gluten-free and vegan?
Get the recipe: Crushed Lentil Soup
The Roasted Root
Predominantly Paleo by Jennifer Robins
Paleo Pizza Crust
Pizza crust doesn't have to come courtesy of premade dough or a greasy delivery box. This recipe shows that by adding good-for-you ingredients like yuca, coconut flour, and avocado oil to the food processor, you'll end up with a guilt-free crust just waiting to be piled high with fresh toppings.
Get the recipe: Paleo Pizza Crust