REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY – #Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter

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Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter

Ever heard of Veggetti? You may have seen a commercial for it on tv. Veggetti is a spiral vegetable cutter. It was designed to let you use vegetables to create spaghetti made out of your vegetables. Why might someone want to do that? Consider this fact, which was shared with me upon being introduced to Veggetti. Ordinary pasta has 800 calories and 160 grams of carbs compared to 60 calories and 8 grams of carbs using Veggetti®! Wow! That is a HUGE difference! This product would be ideal for anyone trying to eat healthier or avoid carbs.

After learning about Veggetti I wanted to try it, primarily because the idea of making homemade potato pasta was exceptionally appealing. We all love potatoes and my youngest is gluten-free, so potato pasta would be a wonderful alternative to traditional and gluten-free pasta. The unit is compact and easy to hold. There are a dozen stainless steel blades in the product.

Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter

Vegetables are ideal for use in Veggetti. Zucchini, squash, carrots, cucumbers and potatoes are just a few. Veggetti itself is pretty simple to use. It’s hand operated, meaning no batteries or eletric outlets required to make it work. You put the vegetable in one end and twist an end, just like an old-school pencil sharpener. Veggetti can cut in thin or thick pieces. There’s a safety cap that fits on either end that holds vegetables in place, because the blades really are sharp. Veggetti is dishwasher safe.

Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter

You’ll want to consider carefully which vegetables you use. To use Veggetti you put one end of your vegetable into the unit and then turn. If you pick a vegetable that’s too wide, too thin or oddly shaped you’re going to have to work a bit harder to peel that vegetable.

After we got as far as we could go peeling the potato we were left with large chunks that were just too difficult to peel. We wound up having to cut these to other shapes and sizes to peel them a bit further down. At no point were we able to completely do any one potato., it just isn’t possible. As far as those ends go, for most veggies they’d be great to use for snacking or dipping.

Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter

We got a nice sized amount of potato “spaghetti” after using about eight large white potatoes. After rinsing again I put it in a pot to boil.

Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter Veggetti Potato Pasta In Sauce

As soon as I drained the water it was easy to see how much my potato spaghetti had shrank. I had put together a Quick Cheesy Bacon Ranch Sauce. The pasta was good but sadly just far too mushy for pasta.

I know Veggetti works, meaning it works to cut the vegetables into spirals. It would be terrific for people that want to make a fancy dish or salad with some pretty twisty veggies on top. After our experience trying to make potato pasta, I am also certain that you could make some yummy homemade hash browns using Veggetti. Hubby thinks it will be good to us if you’re steaming the veggies.

Veggetti® is available to purchase online, or can be found at Walmart, Bed Bath and Beyond, Walgreens, CVS and other retailers nationwide.

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21 comments

molly August 2, 2014 - 4:38 pm

I would love to try out squash!

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kara kjellman August 2, 2014 - 7:00 pm

cucumbers

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Lisa August 2, 2014 - 7:27 pm

I’d like to try zucchini or maybe carrots

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Kristen August 2, 2014 - 10:16 pm

I’d like to try it with zucchini.

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ashley kirchner August 2, 2014 - 11:59 pm

potatoes would be awesome!

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Noreen August 3, 2014 - 12:42 am

Carrots first, I have five pounds in my fridge right now 🙂

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Lisa Brown August 3, 2014 - 8:03 am

i would like to use it with zucchini

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patricia Marsden August 3, 2014 - 9:30 am

I found a vegetable thingamajig at an Amish flea market that I use with sash to make spaghetti like strips. It works well. With a good sauce and some cheese it is carb free delicious. Final thought the last piece also has to be hand cut.

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Karin A August 3, 2014 - 11:07 am

I think I’d try carrots first–But the potatoes would definitely be second. Looks good!

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Megan Cromes August 3, 2014 - 2:20 pm

i wanna try cucumbers yum! 😉

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Leslie August 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Cool, I want one! I’ve seen people using this with carrots and what not. I’ve never thought about potatoes! I love those, I just are some actually. Thanks for sharing!

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Erin Ellis August 3, 2014 - 7:17 pm

I would love to do potatoes – I literally just finished peeling and slicing a bunch for dinner, and this would have saved me so much time, and would have been much more fun! Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.
Erin

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Kelly D August 3, 2014 - 8:17 pm

I would try this with zucchini since we have lots in our garden.

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Elle August 4, 2014 - 2:57 am

I would use the Vegetti with zucchini.

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Marci August 5, 2014 - 12:05 am

Summer squash!

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tree August 5, 2014 - 7:22 am

zucchini noodles! i love them and use a carrot peeler to make them, but this looks so much easier! thanks for the chance!!

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Jessica H. August 6, 2014 - 10:55 pm

Squash. There are a lot of low carb recipes with squash that I would love to try. Also, maybe Jicama to make Jicama fries. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

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Angela P. August 7, 2014 - 3:02 pm

I would love to use this with zuchinni.

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Stephanie August 8, 2014 - 12:39 pm

I would use the Vegetti with zucchini. My family would love this.

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Jaclyn Reynolds August 8, 2014 - 5:46 pm

Zucchini would be my first choice!!

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Cori Westphal August 9, 2014 - 8:19 pm

I’d love to make squash or zucchini spaghetti! Yum!

coriwestphal at msn dot com

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