This Mezzaluna Vegetable Chopper quickly transforms ingredients with a speed and efficiency that's unmatched and saves time during food preparation. Prepare quick healthy meals, from stir fry to casseroles, salads to soups and stews, low carb, paleo, gluten free, raw and vegetarian recipes, even healthy snacks. A versatile addition to cutlery and chef knives, the Mezzaluna makes quick work of chopping tasks. This multipurpose vegetable chopper is great for making vegetable soup, stock, and pasta primavera. Use for mincing garlic and herbs, making chopped salad, and even as a pizza cutter, too! Chop meat for chili, beef stew, or corned beef hash or cut more manageable-sized pieces before processing through the meat grinder or sausage stuffer when making meatballs or homemade sausage. Its ergonomic design is so easy to use. Simply place items to be chopped, cut or minced onto a cutting board. Rock the blade side-to-side to chop tender herbs and greens or use a firm up-and-down motion to easily chop larger, more dense items. From roughly chopped onion to finely minced herbs, continuing until desired texture is achieved. Made from stainless steel with hardwood handles, HIC's Mezzaluna Chopper is sturdy, durable and easy to clean. Hand wash in warm, soapy water.