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Best George Foreman Grill 2018: We Rank This Year’s Best Health Grills

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The George Foreman Grill was pretty rudimentary when first it launched in 1994. It was just a grill that set on a tilt. But, like all good products, it’s evolved since then. Here we take you through some of the best features to look out for and rank the best George Foreman Grills 2018. We’ve also included one of the famous grill’s noteworthy competitors as its worth your consideration too.

Best George Foreman Grill 2018: Features to Look Out For

Size: The first thing you want to consider when buying a George Foreman or alternative health grill is its size. Typically they come in three sizes: Compact, Family and Entertaining grills. These are designed to grill up to three, up to five, and up to seven portions respectively.

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Removable plates: Similar to the best sandwich makers, a good health grill should come with detachable grill plates. These should be easy to remove, non-stick, and dishwasher safe.

Add-on plates: As well as being removable, the best grills will bundle, or sell separately, extra plates designed for different styles of cooking. It’s common to make your grill more versatile by fitting it with an omelette, waffle, or deep pan (pizza and baking) plates.

Adjustable grill angle: While the whole point of a health grill is to let the fat drip away via the grooves and angled grill, the best grills give you the option to let you flat grill too. If you’re looking to make an omelette on your health grill and it’s angled, you’re not going to have much success.

Time and temperature control: The more modern, and technologically advanced, grills come with digital displays that let you toggle the exact temperature you want to cook at.

Alongside temperature control, you’ll often find a timer that allows you to control how many minutes you want to cook for. Perfect for chefs who have form burning meals.

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7 Best George Foreman Grills 2018

1. George Foreman 24640 Entertaining 360 Grill

Price: £89.99

Best George Foreman Grills 2017 - George Foreman 24640 Entertaining 360 Grill

  • Size: 7 portions
  • Plates:
  • Adjustable grill angle: Yes
  • Time and temperature control: Temperature only

The George Foreman 24640 is a world-class and versatile health grill. It’s bulky, yes, but it opens up a lot of exciting cooking opportunities. And its size allows you to cook up to seven portions at a time. It features a sliding temperature control and an adjustable hinge, which give you total control of the cooking process. It comes with a deep pan plate, which means you can cook both homemade and frozen pizzas. This is one of the newer George Foreman grills, so its plates are fully detachable and dishwasher safe.

2. George Foreman Evolve Family 5-Portion Grill with Omelette Plates

Price: £119.00

  • Size: 5 portions
  • Plates: Removable, Non-stick, dishwasher safe
  • Adjustable grill angle: Yes
  • Time and temperature control: Yes

If you want an easy to use health grill for your kitchen, this is one of the best. It comes will removable, non-stick, dishwasher safe plates that make cleaning up a lot easier than early models. The Evolve Family 5 models also feature fully adjustable hinges and grilling angle, so you can make toasted sandwiches as well as grill thicker meats. This is also one of the few George Foreman grills that lets you set cooking time and temperature digitally.

3. Tefal GC713D40 Stainless Steel OptiGrill Plus Health Grill

Price: £99.99

  • Size: 4 portions
  • Plates: Removable, Non-stick, dishwasher safe
  • Adjustable grill angle: Yes
  • Time and temperature control: Yes

Tefal arguably makes a better George Foreman Grill that the George Foreman Grill company does. It’s by far the smartest grill available in the UK. It has every feature you need and an intuitive array of preset modes to assist your cooking. The OptiGrill+ is particularly noteworthy. This feature detects the items in the grill and measures the thickness. Next, it automatically adjusts the temperature and cooking time for a perfect grill. The one downside is that this grill only comes in one size. Smaller and larger models could corner the market.

4. George Foreman 23450 Entertaining Grill & Griddle

Price: £49.99 Best George Foreman Grills 2017 - George Foreman 23450 Entertaining Grill & Griddle, 10 portion

  • Size: 10 portions
  • Plates: Non-stick
  • Adjustable grill angle: Floating hinge
  • Time and temperature control: Temperature only

This grill is perfect for breakfast time. As you can see, it comes in two parts. One fat reducing grill, and one flat grill. Meaning you can cook a full breakfast on a single unit. It’s big enough to cook up to 10 portions at a time time too. The one major downside is its lack of removable plates… but they are non-stick.

5. George Foreman Enhanced 5-Portion Grill and Melt 22160

Price: £74.99

Best George Foreman Grills 2017 - George Foreman Enhanced 5-Portion Grill and Melt 22160

  • Size: 5 portions
  • Plates: Removable, Non-stick, dishwasher safe
  • Adjustable grill angle: Yes
  • Time and temperature control: Temperature only

This grill puts you in control. The hinge is what’s important here as it’s fully adjustable in terms of height and tilt. This gives the grill versatility, meaning you can perfectly grill your food. The dials on top also allow you to adjust the heat of the plates or chose whether you want to grill with top, bottom, or both plates.

6. George Foreman 4-Portion Family Grill and Melt with Removable Plates 14525

Price: £59.96

Best George Foreman Grills 2017 - George Foreman 4-Portion Family Grill and Melt with Removable Plates 14525

  • Size: 4 portion
  • Plates: Removable, Non-stick, dishwasher safe
  • Adjustable grill angle: Yes
  • Time and temperature control: Time only

This grill’s forte is its hinge. It’s fully adjustable so you can raise both the height it sits at to prepare a toasted sandwich or panini… or simply grill a fatter piece of meat. It comes with a basic grill timer too, simply press the button to add minutes. The grill plates are removable, non-stick, and dishwasher safe too, so maintenance is minimal.

7. George Foreman Entertaining 10-Portion Grill 23440

Price: £44.00

Best George Foreman Grills 2017 - George Foreman Entertaining 10-Portion Grill 23440

  • Size: 10 Portion
  • Plates: Removable, Non-stick, dishwasher safe
  • Adjustable grill angle: No
  • Time and temperature control: No

This grill is all about size and ease of use. It’s big enough to grill up to 10 steaks at a time and it comes with removable, dishwasher safe, plates. So when you’re finished cooking you can detach the grill and put it straight into the dishwasher. It’s slightly let down by its lack of time and temperature control. But it’s designed to be a BBQ replacement, so it’s arguably, that the social nature of this grill doesn’t warrant these features.

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