When you're committed to washing all of your salad ingredients, you'll understand why cooks rave about their salad spinners. Salad spinners make it easy to dry your greens, berries, herbs, and more. You're probably wondering, "Well, can't I just used my colander?" Your colander will come in handy for washing lettuce, but you might end up with a soggy salad.
I don't know about you, but if I wanted a soggy salad, I'd settle for a fast-food salad. I love making salads from home, so I know that all my veggies have been washed and dried. If you're curious about salad spinners, consider these options. Amazon and OXO customers love them!
Best Salad Spinners
Best overall pick
A customer gave it five stars and wrote, "Does exactly what you'd expect. Even though I chose the smaller salad and herb spinner, it's more than large enough for our needs (three people). Simply pump the plunger and watch it spin. Leaves the lettuce lovely and dry."
Just press the push button to stop the spinner. Thankfully, it doesn't wobble when it spins, so you don't have to worry about leafy greens flying around the kitchen!
Best option for stainless steel kitchen tools
The high-quality spinner operates by the press of a button! Get your romaine lettuce clean, dry, and crisp.
Best 3-qt salad spinner under $15
Cuisinart's salad spinner is under $15 and gets the job done. It is budget-friendly, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice durability. The sturdy spinner is perfect for rinsing and drying two servings. Amazon customers love it for their vegetable salads, but y'all. I have to include this review.
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4. Salad Spinner LOVKITCHEN Large 5 Quarts Fruits and Vegetables Dryer Quick Dry Design BPA Free Dry Off & Drain Lettuce and Vegetable with Ease for Tastier Salads and Faster Food Prep
Best option under $20
A customer gave the countertop salad green spinner five stars and said, "It does such a great job removing the excess water from products it's amazing. I also think the feature of locking the lid and then being able to just pour out the water without removing the lid is awesome."
A five-star draining system is exactly what you need if you're tired of messy clean-ups. The spinner includes an outer bowl with an inner removable strainer basket and cover, which are all top-rack dishwasher safe.
Best for easy clean-up
Westmark Store's $20 spinner is another great option. Pour the excess water out with the spout! It's that easy. You won't be wasting paper towels anymore cleaning up water from your countertop.
I love the size of this spinner. Compact storage for my fridge and cabinets means a lot to me.
Best collapsible option
Here's Amazon's Choice for collapsible salad spinners. Compact storage is another awesome spec here. If you don't have much room for more kitchen & dining products, consider this spinner.
A five-star review says, "Love this salad spinner. I have had salad spinners in the past and they are big and bulky and hard to store just for such a little tasks. But this one is different! It folds down to half the size and fits into drawers, or nests into other bowls or can fit into tight spaces."
7. Foruisin 4.2 Quart Salad Spinner with Good Grips Crank Handle, Spinning Strainer, Serving Bowl to Wash, Dry, Vegetables, Fruit, Serve Lettuce, Herbs-Clean Healthy Produce
Best 4-quart option under $20
Wash and spin-dry greens, fruits, and veggies with this spinner. It uses an easy-to-turn knob to operate.
8. Salad Spinner,Lettuce Spinner Fruits and Vegetables Dryer Ease for Tastier Salads and Faster Food Prep
Best option under $12
For a budget-friendly pick, consider this spinner by JHK. It's $11.99 and has nearly 140 positive customer ratings. Water can be injected without opening the cover, and it's easy to clean! Just use one hand to hold the spinner and one to rotate the handle.
A customer gave it five stars and wrote, "This is a great, inexpensive salad spinner."