Cuisinart DLC-4CHB Mini-Prep Plus - Brushed Stainless Steel
Looking more like a conventional food processor, but on a mini scale, this Mini Prep Plus food processor from Cuisinart uses up a minimum amount of workspace at just over 7 inches at its widest point, but offers a large 4 cup work bowl thanks to its 10 inch height, which makes it a sizable offering, in terms of capacity. Although it only comes with one blade, meaning slicing, grating, juicing etc. are off the menu, it does offer a few extras that a lot of mini choppers don't have. There is a pulse feature, meaning that you have precise control over how small you want your veggies chopped, by just giving it a few seconds burst at a time. The blade is also equipped with a smart reverse action, meaning that if the blade moves in one direction it chops, and in the other it will grind. Basically meaning you get two functions from one blade.
The grind function works well for spices, and harder items to cut like chocolate and nuts, whereas the chop function not only chops, it also mixes and purees, making it suitable for mixing your own mayo, batter, or pureeing veg for baby food. Although you can't slice or grate with this model, it holds its own against larger processors well.
Usually retails for around $90, but Amazon often has it cheaper.