Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges on a plate with a burger
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Seasoned Baked Potato Wedges

Healthier than fried, these chunky wedges are a true delight and perfect for busy weeknight meals. They're so good, they taste like what you'd get from a restaurant.
Course side dishes
Cuisine American
Keyword baked potato wedges, Potato recipes, potato Wedges
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 165kcal
Author Erren Hart


  • 32 oz waxy potatoes (about 4 large potatoes)
  • teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • low-fat cooking spray or olive oil


  • Preheat the oven to 400F/200C.
  • Wash the potatoes to get rid of any dirt (there's no need to peel them).
  • Cut each potato in half lengthwise, then cut each half into 2-4 wedges (depending on size. so that you end up with 6-8 wedges for each potato.
  • Add the wedges to a large mixing bowl. Spray with low-fat cooking spray (or If using olive oil, drizzle with about two tablespoons olive oil) then toss everything together to coat.  Season well with salt and pepper.
  • Spread the wedges in a single layer over a large baking sheet lined with nonstick foil and bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.
  • Remove from the oven and while they are still hot, season with salt to taste.



The nutrition information is reflecting low-fat cooking spray.  Using olive oil will result in higher calories.
  • For fluffy wedges, use a waxy potato like Red potatoes, or Yukon Gold (although Russets will work too).  
  • Be sure to scrub the potatoes well as potatoes are not cleaned before being stocked at the grocery store.
  • Try mixing all the seasoning and spices in a Ziploc bag and then use it to toss the wedges in.  It’s easier and gives good coverage.
  • When using cooking spray - For extra-crisp wedges, 1/2 way through the cooking time, spray again with the cooking spray and return to the oven.


Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 1057mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 385IU | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.8mg