It’s easy to make healthy snacks (pear chips, apple chips, zucchini chips…) when your kitchen has the right cooking tools. Progressive mandolins are one of those tools. They’re used in one of the most popular Sip Bite Go recipes, cinnamon pear chips.
Here you’ll see examples of pears and potatoes sliced with a mandolin. Plus, examples of progressive mandolins so you can make healthy chips at home.
A crucial step in making pear, apple or zucchini chips is to slice the fruit or veg exactly the same. That’s where a mandolin comes in.
Don’t burn baked chips – use a mandolin
Chips sliced with a mandolin cook more evenly. But, unless you’re a professional chef, it’s unlikely you will cut the slices 100% accurately.
These will help!
Below are different mandolin slicers, including a few progressive mandolins (the brand used in the pear chips post). There are affiliate links included.
This progressive mandolin with adjustable settings can also julienne veggies. Set this one to setting #2 for fruit crisps.
Here’s a more manly looking progressive slicer in gray. This one’s perfect for a bachelor pad.
Here’s a similar mandolin in white with an easy to grip circular safety guard.
Here’s a steel mandolin for the at-home chef. It’s not progressive, but it comes in a kit with cut-resistant gloves.
This one from Mueller can do everything. It’s a 5 blade adjustable mandoline slicer that can slice anything you’d want to put in a salad..
This is from another reputable kitchen tools brand, OXO. This hand held mandoline is slim – perfect for small kitchens.
Ok, and for huge fruit and vegetable enthusiasts… slice a ton of food at once with the progressive tower slicer.