Crispy Oved Baked Potato Wedges

Oven Fresh Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges

Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges are one of my family’s favorite side dish and they’re simple to make.  They can be customized to each family member’s favorite flavors.   

We make the basic recipe and then add in any additional ingredients depending on the mood we are in. They can be spicy, hot, cheesy, mild, or onion or garlic flavor.

To make them hot we add Crushed Red Peppers or to spice them up we add Cayenne Pepper.  Add more Garlic or more Cheese to enhance that flavor.

Potatoes are comfort foods for many families I know they are for mine. We make mashed potatoes or baked potatoes a couple of times a week and can get a little tired of that.  So, I started making Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges at least once a week. 

 

Which Potatoes are the Best?

What is a mealtime without a vegetable and a potato of some sort? Right 🙂 Potato Wedges can be made with Yukon Gold Potatoes, Russet Burbank Potatoes, or Red Potatoes depending on what you have on hand.  I like using Red Potatoes because the skin is thin. 


What Goes with Baked Potato Wedges?

Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges are a complement to many delicious meals.  We enjoy them with Hamburgers, Crab Cakes, and even Baked Salmon. What are some of your favorite meals that include Potato Wedges?

Potato Wedges are a great Finger Food for tailgating, potluck parties, or any kind of gathering.  So, forget about the French Fries and start making Crispy Oven Baked Potato Wedges for dinner.   

How to Cut Potato Wedges?

There are two ways you can cut potato wedges. The first way is to keep cutting the potato in half pieces until you have wedges.  The second way is to use a Wedge Cutter which is what I used.  It makes for easy cutting, but the potatoes can’t be too big or there won’t fit in the cutter. 


Potatoes are a healthy side dish to add to any meal because they are high in potassium and vitamin C. In this recipe the potatoes are baked instead of frying, it’s a healthier side dish.  

Tasty Dipping Sauce Ideas:

  • Sour Cream & Dill
  • Sour Cream & Chives
  • Ketchup
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Honey Mustard
  • Hot Sauce
  • Cream Cheese Dip

Once you try them please let us know what you think, we also love to hear whether your family enjoyed them as much as ours.  

Crispy Oved Baked Potato Wedges
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Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Finger Food, Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Locatelli Grated Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Sea Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425° degrees
  • Line a baking sheet with non-stick aluminum foil this will allow the potatoes to brown without burning. Spray the aluminum foil with cooking spray just a little
  • Wash off potatoes and pat dry with a towel. Cut into wedges, we used the Prep Solutions by Progressive Veggie Cutter to make for very easy cutting
  • Pat dry all sides of each quarter potato
  • Mix together Paprika, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Locatelli Grated Pecorino Romano Cheese, Sea Salt, and Pepper in a zip lock bag
  • Put Potato Wedges into a bowl and lightly coat with cooking spray
  • Pour the mixture over the Potato Wedges and make sure all sides are coated
  • Cook the potatoes for 25 minutes, you DON'T have to turn them

Notes

Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges Tips

  • Roasting potatoes at a high temperature makes them soft and fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside.
  • Low-Fat Cooking spray will make your Potato Wedges less oily and much healthier.
  • Don't overcrowd the pan or the potatoes may not cook evenly.
  • Make sure at least one of the sides are touching the foil.

 

10 thoughts on “Oven Fresh Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges”

  1. Great post and wonderful writeup about seasoned baked potato wedges. This is great and I can’t wait to try it on my own. You really shed a good spotlight on the instructions and did a good work with the recipe note. Gonna try it out as soon as possible as I already got most of the ingredients. Thanks for sharing. 

    1. Hi Ayodeji, 

      Thanks for checking out our recipe for Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges it’s one of my families favorite.  You can season them any way you like.  

      Enjoy the recipe 

      Happy Cooking

      Ann

  2. This recipe unleashed some memories and some hunger pangs in me as I was reading through it from top to bottom. I have made seasoned baked potato wedges so many times over the years, but for some reason, not in the last few years! It is high time that this is corrected.

    I was looking for a good recipe to follow, so a Google search led me here, and I am not disappointed. The variations, toppings, and dips that you can make to add to these seem to be endless, and I will be trying a couple that you have added.

    We used to have these when we watched sports events, they are a big hit with the boys as they drink their beer. On the other hand, the family also loves them as sides to a good steak or pork chop too. Thank so much for putting this useful page and recipe and ideas together for us all, now I am heading to the kitchen to get busy!

    By the way, the images you have included really helped sell me on your page and recipe plus ideas. The potatoes look absolutely delicious! 

    1. Hi Dave, 

      Potato Wedges are making a come back in many restaurants and they are pretty simple to make.  I am glad you found this recipe and it unleashed some memories for you.  

      Potatos Wedges are great for tailgating parties and any kind of party, kids actually love them because it’s like a big french fry.  Our family usually makes Seasoned Potato Wedges and many other FInger Foods for parties.  

      You are correct they are a big hit with the boys because they go very well with beer.  

      Enjoy and stop back and let me know how yours turned out.

      Thanks much, Happy Cooking

      Ann

  3. I have ate Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges but I don’t know how to make them myself. I’m glad I came to your site because now I have the recipe for making Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges. It looks really easy and I’m definitely going to try it out soon myself.

    Thank you so much for sharing this article with us.

    1. HI Sujandar,

      More and more restaurants are putting some kind of Potato Wedges on their menus, I thought it would be great to make at home.  Now some places do fry them but I perfer to bake them it a little healthier and you can season them any way you like.  

      Hope you enjoy them when you make them. 

      Happy Cooking, 

      Ann

  4. Thanks for writing out this lovely article and I must say its a must for everyone to read. Potato wedges are great finger food and potatoes are healthy and rich in vitamin C. I love having potatoes wedges with hamburgers or hotdogs on the weekend. Can’t wait to try making these myself.  Thanks for the great recipe it was what I was looking for.  I will be giving these a try this weekend.  

    1. Hi Adamu2,

      I am glad you enjoyed the recipe and hope you enjoy the Potato Wedges as much as my family does.  This recipe is one of the crowd’s favorites for Finger Food Recipes when I have parties.  Be sure to get creative when creating dipping sauces that is where the real fun can come in. 

      Happy you enjoyed the recipe and look forward to your review on the Seasoned Potatoe Wedges once you try them for yourself.  

      Happy Cooking!

      Ann

  5. Great post! It made my mouth water! it also made me add potatoes to my shopping list. I have all types of seasonings from all over the world in my kitchen. Gonna put them to use after reading this post.

    Steak with potato wedges and salad are my favorite although I also can’t resist potato wedges with melted cheddar cheese! mmmmmm!

    1. Hi Rene, 

      That is the great thing about this recipe you can season the Potato Wedges with any kind of seasons.  You are right Steak, Potato Wedges and a Vegetable or a Salad is a great healthy meal.  

      Enjoy 

      Happy Cooking

      Ann

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