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Two Peas and Their Pod: Recipe for Roasted Potato Wedges

Friday, July 10, 2009

Recipe for Roasted Potato Wedges




It's finally Friday, yahoo! Any fun plans? I have the day off so I am catching up on house cleaning and errands. Tonight I am going to meet up with two of my food blogging friends for dinner. Kalyn, of Kalyn's Kitchen, is having me and Chris, from Mele Cotte, over for dinner. It should be a fun night.

My dad is flying in late tonight from Illinois. He is only going to be here for the weekend, but I will take what I can get:) We plan on going to the Farmer's Market Saturday morning and we might try a hike later on. We will pack in as much fun as possible.

Today I am sharing an easy recipe for roasted potato wedges. They are the perfect side to so many dishes. Adults and kids love them too. You can keep it simple and flavor them with salt and pepper, or you spice things up with Cajun spices, chili powder, cumin, etc. I like to add fresh rosemary and Spike seasoning. You can serve them plain or with dipping sauces. Roasted potato wedges are a healthy alternative to French fries. They are tasty, easy, and cheap too!

Have a great weekend everyone!



Roasted Potato Wedges

(Printable Recipe)

4 potatoes, washed, scrubbed, and cut into wedges (we leave the skin on)
Olive oil
Salt/pepper (use other seasonings if you wish)

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. On a baking sheet toss the potato wedges with a little bit of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Use additional seasonings if you wish.
3. Spread out the wedges on the baking sheet. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Make sure you toss and turn the wedges every 10 to 15 minutes. You want them to be a little crispy.
4. Serve plain or with dipping sauces such as ketchup, bbq sauce, etc.

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52 Comments:

Blogger Gaby said...

love these with a big bowl of ketchup! have a fabulous time at dinner and with your dad!

8:06 AM  
Blogger VintageMixer said...

healthy fries..gotta love that!

8:10 AM  
Blogger nicole said...

Happy Friday! These look tasty and easy, yum.

8:13 AM  
Blogger Kelly said...

Those look super easy and really tasty! They would be perfect with a burger hot off the grill! Love it!

8:19 AM  
Blogger Manggy said...

Yay for time with dad! (And yay for potato wedges-- plenty of salt please! ;) I think I am going to catch up on cooking and earmarking recipes on books :) Have a great weekend!

8:26 AM  
Blogger Tracy said...

What a simple side, yum! Have fun with your dad and your foodie friends! :-)

8:33 AM  
Blogger Meghan said...

I love potato wedges! I love Kalyn's blog - have a great time!!!

8:36 AM  
Blogger Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Lovely!

Cheers,

Rosa

8:41 AM  
Blogger Pam said...

My favorite kind of side dish...they look great.

9:30 AM  
Blogger pinkstripes said...

Have fun with your Dad. Those potato wedges look yummy.

10:00 AM  
Blogger Clumbsy Cookie said...

What perfect looking roasted potatoes Maria! Enjoy the dinner and your dad, your plans sound like fun!

10:08 AM  
Blogger Tracey said...

Have a good weekend with your dad! Roasted potatoes are one of my favorites - yours look delicious!

10:40 AM  
Blogger sugarlens said...

Have fun with your dad! Those potato wedges look golden and tasty!

10:49 AM  
Blogger Patricia said...

I usually make oven fries, but these look so much easier (less cutting!). I'm going to try these next time. Thanks.

10:56 AM  
Blogger Melissa Erickson said...

The Potatoes look yummy. I add Cajun seasoning mix to a lot of things but I never thought of doing it with roasted potatoes.

11:16 AM  
Blogger ♥Rosie♥ said...

Sounds like you have a great fun packed weekend! Those fries look so crispy and tasty mmmmmmm

11:31 AM  
Blogger Mary said...

These sound simple and delicious and that's a hard combination to beat. Have a wonderful time with your dad.

11:48 AM  
Blogger Katherine Aucoin said...

I love roasted potatoes! So much easier than messing with oil.

11:49 AM  
Blogger Grace said...

the color on your taters is MAGICAL! they’re perfectly brown, in my potato-expert opinion. great post! enjoy your dinner and your dad. :)

11:52 AM  
Blogger Erica said...

SO cool that you are going over to Kalyn's for dinner- I am super jealous- enjoy it.

11:53 AM  
Blogger Katrina said...

Yum! Ooh, and doing sweet potatoes this same way is awesome, too.

Hey, I made your recently posted Honey Whole Wheat Bread today. It is beautiful and tastes awesome. I LOVED that I didn't have to do the kneading and there was only one rise time. GREAT bread. I actually just happened to be out of lemon juice, so I used distilled vinegar. Works the same purpose.
Have a great weekend!

2:07 PM  
Blogger Maria said...

Thanks everyone! Have a great weekend.

Katrina-I am glad you tried the bread and had success! It is our favorite.

2:10 PM  
Blogger Joi said...

yummy!! I am going to go buy potatoes tonight they are on sale. I know what I will be making for the race this weekend.

2:48 PM  
Blogger Monica H said...

so simple and delicious! and cheap is always good :-)

4:25 PM  
Blogger Ingrid said...

Mmm, love potatoes any which way!

Enjoy your dinner and visit with your Dad!
~ingrid

4:50 PM  
Blogger teresa said...

Such a great summer side dish!!

7:30 PM  
Blogger Donna-FFW said...

These potatoes look so perfectly colored and seasoned. Lovely side dish!

7:56 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Oooh, I like the idea of adding some Cajun spices. They look great! Hope you have a fun weekend! :)

9:35 PM  
Blogger ♥peachkins♥ said...

I love snacking on roasted potato wedges or even fried. They can also be a side dish for beef dishes!

3:03 AM  
Blogger Jamie said...

I love potatoes! What could be better than these healthy fries? YUM!

5:25 AM  
Blogger Katrina said...

Made the whole wheat bread yesterday and posted it today. It's awesome bread! Thank your friends for sharing it.

12:40 PM  
Blogger Robin Sue said...

These are done to perfection. Nothing like a deliciuos and simple recipe!

4:42 PM  
Blogger Lori said...

I so could just pick a couple of those up and dig right in!

6:24 PM  
Blogger Natashya said...

This is my family's favourite way to have potatoes, looks great!

6:27 PM  
Blogger Cynthia said...

I could live on this stuff.

12:31 AM  
Blogger Talita said...

So simple and so good looking! I love potato!

4:38 AM  
Blogger Adam said...

It's funny that you're doing this right now.... I am as we speak rocking sweet potato wedges... love how simple it is :)

5:40 AM  
Blogger Adam said...

It's funny that you're doing this right now.... I am as we speak rocking sweet potato wedges... love how simple it is :)

5:40 AM  
Blogger kat said...

These are a staple around our house. I see on Twitter you had a great time with your dad

7:46 AM  
Blogger Kerstin said...

I heart potato wedges - they look fantastic! I hope you have fun with your Dad!

10:21 AM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Those potatoes look wonderful, makes me hungry! Enjoy the time with your daddy!

5:54 PM  
Blogger Karine said...

They looks easy to make and sssooo delicious!

7:42 PM  
Blogger Carrian said...

Those look beautiful and yummy~

8:36 PM  
Blogger Deborah said...

I just had roasted potatoes with dinner last night!

7:23 AM  
Blogger Stacie said...

Potato Wedges are one of my hubs and my favs! You're dad's from IL? I grew up there, but now live right over the border in Northwest Indiana. (as close to Chicago as you can get:)
www.katskitchen.wordpress.com

7:50 AM  
Blogger Julie said...

Those look wonderful and simple! Love it :)

6:42 PM  
Blogger bethany said...

Hi - just wanted to say that I made these tonight and they were perfect! Thanks for sharing! :)

3:02 PM  
Blogger Jeff said...

Can never go wrong with simplicity. Another one of my favorite way is toss them with old bay seasoning and then dip with tzatziki sauce.

4:21 PM  
Blogger Live.Love.Eat said...

I love, love, LOVE roasted potatoes.

11:14 AM  
Anonymous Bill Medifast said...

Potato wedges are a definite hit around here. The only part I dread is cutting them up, but they truly are much better then fries. Thanks for this recipe. Got to love roasted potato wedges, even if I eat them everyday!

Bill M.

1:32 PM  
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