Affordable Starter Juicer
The Breville BJE200XL Compact Juice Fountain 700-Watt Juice Extractor is the lowest power in the Breville BJE line. It still has a lot of the features that make this line one of the favorites for everyday juicing, which means it’s a great affordable juicer, perfect if you’re just getting started. The extra-large chute is a great feature and the dishwasher safe cleanup will help make juicing a regular part of your everyday life.
This juicer is a great alternative for small kitchens because it takes up so little space without sacrificing a lot of the great features of the larger juicers. It’s a centrifugal juicer with a strong titanium cutting disk, stabilizing knife and micromesh filter. At only 700 watts of power, it is not as powerful as the larger juicers, but the rotations per minute are still comparable to the bigger machines.
Large Capacity Chute
As with all of the Breville XL juice fountains, this compact 700-watt has the large capacity chute that makes juicing easier and more accessible for busy people. It can take whole fruit into the chute with easy, cutting your preparation and chopping time significantly.
Fewer Parts for Easy Cleanup
All of the Breville juice fountains are designed with easy cleaning in mind, but this compact juicer is the easiest. That’s because it has fewer parts to worry about. They are easy to remove and put in the dishwasher, and a custom cleaning brush is included for harder to reach spots.
Well Designed Pitcher
Unlike other juices at this price point, the Breville BJE200XL Compact has a good pitcher that fits nicely with the spout. This means no leaking of good juice onto the counter.
Only One Speed
While the single speed is nice when it comes to ease of use, it’s a weakness when it comes to certain types of veggies. For example, leafy greens might just get tossed into the waste bin rather than actually juiced because the speed is too high. You can compensate by feeding in the food slowly.
One Hard to Clean Spot
While this juicer is one of the easiest to clean on the market, there is one spot that’s hard to get fully cleaned out. The dispenser where juice comes out can get some buildup over time. Luckily, the included brush or a regular bottle brush can easily remove the gunk.
Although this juicer does have one difficult to clean spot, the rest of it is remarkably easy. Since cleanup time can always deter daily juicing, this is a big plus. The one speed makes it super simple to use, but may mean less efficiency with certain veggies. Still, the compact design and affordability make this one of the best juicers on the market, especially if you’re just starting out.