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Can I use my regular food processor blade for coleslaw?

I inherited my food processor and I don't have a slicer or shredder attachment. Has anyone tried this? Thanks!!

asked by UhOhSarah almost 3 years ago
4 answers 4812 views
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added almost 3 years ago

hi sarah, do you have a cheese grater w/ holes for cheddar? that's what i would use if you don't have those Cuis. discs. The regular blade will just chop the cabbage and that is not the texture you want for cole claw imo.

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ChefJune

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added almost 3 years ago

The steel blade you have will just mutilate the cabbage. I'd go with a box shredder or your trusty knife.

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added almost 3 years ago

For the amount of time it will take, and the time for clean up with a "machine", stick with a good chef's knife and slice and chop the amount you want in a few moments.

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Sam1148

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added almost 3 years ago

Yes, some of the copycat recipes for KFC slaw recommend it. The SO uses it and he seems to like the results--I think it turns out to watery..but then again he also use the recipe that calls for miracle whip.