Seasoned Potato Wedges
Don’t you just love potatoes? They come in so many varieties as it is but the countless ways to prepare them just promises great home cooking to satisfy everyone in the family. Seasoned potato wedges are no exception. They can be mild, spicy, cheesy, sweet… you get the picture.
I had my first taste of seasoned fries about 15 years ago and since then I always check for them on every menu. They are just oh my gravy good!
All In the Prep
Let’s start with that delicious spud. I put Russets down in the recipe below but Idaho or Yukon Gold’s work great, too. Cut the potatoes into wedges. I don’t peel my potatoes. There are so many nutrients in the skin that I couldn’t bare losing out on them.
Mix together salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, chili powder and cayenne in a small bowl and set aside.
This seasoning blend can be made in advance and kept in a sealed container. I keep mine in a shaker for everything from potatoes to cauliflower.
Drizzle the olive oil (or if you prefer, vegetable oil) over the potatoes and toss until it covers the wedges. Sprinkle the seasoning blend over the oiled potatoes and toss them until well coated.
Spread these over a baking sheet. I line mine with parchment paper for easy cleanup later. We have enough on our plates without having to scrub, right?
Bake in a 450 degree preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until crispy as you like them.
There ya go! A great side or just because potatoes are truly a lifestyle, seasoned potato wedges are just what the family ordered!
Use Your Imagination!
Earlier I said I keep the seasoning blend in a shaker for other baked or fried veggies. Cauliflower and potato wedges are just the tip of the iceberg! I also do the same with frozen crinkle fries, baked and fried green beans, and even baked squash. Just toss and bake for however long that particular food needs. YUM!
Did you know you can do these just as awesome in an air fryer? Toss like the recipe says and air-fry at 390 degrees for 20 minutes. Remember to stir them up at the halfway point for even cooking. Both the oven method and the air fryer cuts down on the amount of oil the seasoned potato wedges absorb. We don’t have to give up these flavors in order to have a healthier lifestyle.
I hope you like these seasoned potato wedges as much as my family does. They are great for dipping, too!
Seasoned Potato Wedges
- 4 large potatoes cut into wedges
- 3 Tbsp olive oil
- ½ Tbsp salt
- ½ Tbsp pepper
- ½ Tbsp paprika
- ½ Tbsp cumin
- ½ Tbsp garlic powder
- ½ Tbsp chili powder
- ¼ tsp cayenne
- ½ Tbsp onion powder
- ¼ cup parmesan cheese
- Preheat oven to 450°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Cut potatoes into wedges and rinse.
- Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
- Coat potatoes with the olive oil, then sprinkle them with the seasoning blend. Toss until well coated.
- Spread potatoes onto the baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes.