Why this Amazon vegetable peeler has over 15,000 4.5 star reviews

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This vegetable peeler is a huge hit among Amazon shoppers. Photo: Getty/Amazon

It’s summer in less than a month, which means we’ll officially make the switch from soup to salad season! 

It also means it's a great time to start experimenting with different seasonal fruits and veggies, creating innovative slaws, and mixing up the normal meat-and-veg plates we've been dishing up through winter. 

If you need some new kitchen tools, this set of peelers from OXO will become your new must-have.

The peeler with 15,000 reviews

Available on Amazon Australia, this range has racked up a whopping 15,000+ ratings and reviews - with the average star rating being a very tidy 4.6.

OXO Australia is a well-known kitchen and homeware brand for many Aussies already. 

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They make innovative tools to maximise your productivity and convenience while cooking, including air-tight food storage and luxe kitchen knives.

But this set of peelers is their best product yet. 

As well as being stylish and ergonomic, OXO has defined the peelers by the individual uses they provide - some of which you’ve probably never considered—like, using a handheld peeler to shred cabbage? Genius.

OXO Good Grips Prep Y-Peeler, $17.95

The ‘classic’ of the range is ideal for use on potatoes, apples, zucchinis, and other similar vegetables. 

OXO Good Grips Prep Y-Peeler from Amazon
The OG of the set: versatile, easy-to-use and long-lasting. Source: Amazon

The compact, double-sided design allows for fatigue-free peelings (important when you’ve got a bag of veggies to get through), and the Japanese stainless steel blades will stay sharp and rust-free for years.

OXO Good Grips Large Vegetable Y Peeler, $13.99

A bigger variation of the same Y-Peeler, this one is perfect for large vegetables, like big root vegetables, eggplants, and pumpkins. 

The ultra-sharp blade easily penetrates the thicker skins that are common on larger vegetables. 

It's also great at quickly shredding cabbage for coleslaws or stir fry, saving you from trying to chop it finely.

OXO Good Grips Large Vegetable Y Peeler from Amazon
This peeler makes large vegetables that are notoriously hard to peel (we're looking at you, pumpkin) a breeze. Source: Amazon

OXO Good Grips Asparagus Peeler, $9.50

Have you ever tried to peel asparagus with your potato peeler? And, was it a total disaster? 

OXO has released a specific asparagus peeler with a specially-designed curved blade that works on both cooked and raw asparagus. 

It’s created only to remove the tough exterior and leave as much of the tender inner stalk as possible.

OXO Good Grips Asparagus Peeler from Amazon
As one of the trickiest vegetables to peel, it's worth investing in this specialist tool. Source: Amazon

OXO Prep Citrus Peeler, $9.50

Nothing screams summer more than a pavlova with a zest of lemon on top of it. 

This peeler's double-sided blade allows for super simple peeling and zesting of your favourite citrus fruits - oranges, limes and lemons. Definitely an essential for your cooking and your baking needs.

OXO Prep Citrus Peeler from Amazon
This multi-functional tool can zest and peel! Source: Amazon

OXO Good Grips Corn Prep Peeler, $9.50

The shark jaw-shaped stripper blade on this peeler is designed to slide under kernels and remove them with minimal effort required. The lightweight handle’s construction means you can strip several ears of corn quickly, efficiently and without tiring. Salsa, coming up!

OXO Good Grips Corn Prep Peeler from Amazon
Don't waste elbow-grease trying to use a knife - this peeler gets it done so easily! Source: Amazon

OXO Prep Julienne Peeler, $9.50

Possibly our favourite from the entire range. Fool your family and friends into thinking you have Michelin-star skills with this julienne peeler. You can create tiny, neat strips of carrot, zucchini, cucumber and other vegetables to be used in cooking, salads or just as a fancy decorative topper.

OXO Prep Julienne Peeler from Amazon
This peeler produces restaurant-quality julienne vegetables within seconds. Source: Amazon

OXO Good Grips Prep Serrated Y-Peeler, $9.95

The serrated blade on this peeler is ideal for softer fruits and veggies that are typically quite tricky to peel, such as tomatoes, peaches, nectarines and kiwifruit. This blade is sure to glide effortlessly through the more delicate skins and allow you to cook or bake whatever your heart desires.

OXO Good Grips Prep Serrated Y-Peeler from Amazon
The serrated teeth on this peeler are designed for softer fruits and veggies. Source: Amazon

What do people have to say?

Needless to say, these peelers have gotten rave reviews from their customers, with many saying they work "fantastically" or "like a charm".

Others called the peelers "amazing", while some dubbed them an "absolute game-changer" in the kitchen.

As well as individually, you can buy the peelers as a set with the serrated, julienne and prep y-peeler

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