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16 augustus 2022


How to cut fruits and vegetables with a slicer?

August 16, 2022

With a slicer you can easily and quickly cut fruit and vegetables. If you have ever wanted to use your meat slicer to cut vegetables or would you like to find out if a slicer is for you? Then we tell you everything you need to know.
Which fruits and vegetables can you cut with a meat slicer?

Now that you know that meat slicers can be used to cut vegetables, you are probably wondering what vegetables can be cut with them. Fortunately, with a meat slicer you can cut almost all medium-sized fruits and vegetables.

A meat slicer is an excellent option for people who want to cut super thin vegetables. Because it is often difficult to achieve the right thinness with a knife, a slicer is very handy!
The best fruits and vegetables to cut with a meat slicer

With a slicer you can cut beautiful onion rings for your salads, snacks, paninis and burgers. You can also use this device to cut larger vegetables such as potatoes, aubergines, large peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and more.

If you use a meat slicer, cutting the vegetables is much easier. This gives you more time to prepare the rest of your food, which makes the meat slicer a handy option for the hospitality industry.

You can also use a meat slicer to cut fruits such as pineapple, pears, oranges, kiwis, bananas and more.

So if you are someone who needs to cut fruits and vegetables as often as meat, you should definitely consider purchasing a meat slicer. The device is handy, easy to operate and extremely durable with proper maintenance.

Which fruits and vegetables should you avoid cutting with a meat slicer?
Almost all vegetables are safe to cut in a meat slicer. If you are cutting a large vegetable such as cabbage, consider breaking it into small pieces with your knife before using the machine.


This is how you proceed with cutting fruit and vegetables
Step one: Open the meat slicer's meat clamp and insert your pre-cut vegetables. Make sure that the vegetable is firmly seated on the meat slicer.
Step Two: For the second step, you need to decide how thick you want the vegetable slices. You can use the index knob to set the thickness manually. If you're not sure how to set up the button, read our instructions.
Step Three: This is where the work actually begins, as you will now turn on the meat slicer. Carefully insert the plug into the socket and turn it on. You will now notice that the blade starts spinning quickly. Therefore it is necessary to follow the safety instructions.
Step four: For the fourth step you need to make the right cutting movements.
If you are using an electric slicer, simply slide the table forward. This way you will notice that the blade moves quickly through the vegetables before you finally see the vegetable slices fall on the left side of the device.
If your knife becomes dull over time, consider having it sharpened. But how do you sharpen a knife? Well, that is very easy with the built-in sharpening device, for more information about sharpening your knife, please visit our blog!
Step five: When you have completed the previous steps, turn off the slicer and unplug it from the power source. Make sure the index dial is set to zero before turning off the machine.
Step Six: After using your slicer, it is important that you clean it to maintain proper hygiene and cleanliness. Curious how your type of cutting machine is cleaned? Then watch our cleaning instruction videos, in which we simply explain how your cutting machine can be cleaned after cutting cheese and meat products, among other things.
Interested in a meat slicer? At Deko Holland we have various cutting machines, each with their own specifications. All Deko machines comply with EC health and safety rules and various ISO standards. All machines are provided with the CE marking.


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