Frequently Asked Questions Which amounts can I process with the Philips chopper? Your Philips chopper bowl has a size of 1.5 l, but the chopping capacity is only 1.2 l. Don’t fill it with too many ingredients, as this won't give optimal results. Maximum quantities and processing times - wet ingredients Baby food: blend up to 600 g plus liquid for 45 seconds. Hot vegetable soup: blend up to 1 l for 40 seconds. Milk shake: blend up to 800 ml for 30 seconds. Pesto: blend up to 300 g for 30-60 seconds. Smoothie: blend up to 500 g for 30 seconds. Tomatoes, cut into 4 pieces: blend up to 600 g for 30 seconds. Maximum quantities and processing times - dry ingredients. Almonds/nuts: chop up to 300 g for 30 seconds. Lean beef, (high quality) diced 2-3 cm: chop up to 400 g for 10 seconds. Onions, diced: chop up to 100 g using 3-4 pulses. Parsley: chop up to 60 g using 10 pulses.