Best Budget Garlic Press
This is one easy to operate garlic press, especially with the soft-grip handles. It’s also easy to clean with a built-in residue remover.
This garlic press is not ergonomically designed, nor does it include extra cantilevers or special press aids.
- Rated #4 in 6 Best Garlic Presses (Crushers)
If you’re not willing to spend over $20 on a garlic press and you don’t require any special features, you want this product. It may not be ergonomically designed, but it’s still comfortable and easy to use.
Our favorite feature – besides the price (of course) – is the way you remove the garlic crud trapped in the reservoir. All you need to do is swing the upper handle in the opposite direction to push the residue out. Give it a quick rinse and toss it in the dishwasher.
Also, it does an amazing job of working with unpeeled cloves – even a few of them at once. There are garlic presses with more impressive features, but we still recommend this budget model 100%.
What’s it made of? Die-cast zinc plus rubberized handles.
Does it feature easy operation? The soft grip handles have a slight arch for comfort, though they’re not as ergonomically technical as some more expensive models.
How do you clean out the garlic residue? On the top of the press, there’s an integrated cleaning tool. After pressing out your garlic, flip the handle the other way to push out the mess. Brilliant, right?
Is it dishwasher safe? Totally, plus it includes that built in residue remover.
How much does it weigh? 12.8 ounces.
Any guarantees or warranties? Includes a lifetime warranty, so you know the manufacturer really stands behind their product.
Will it break the bank? We shouldn’t think so at about $16.