Healthy Baked Potato Wedges

Healthy Baked Potato Wedges
These baked potato wedges are a healthier alternative to fries. They are crispy outside and tender inside, I'm sure they will become one of your family's favorites.


  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 5 potatoes (large, washed, unpeeled)
  • 1/3 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • Parmesan cheese (to taste, omit for Whole30)
  • parsley (optional, to taste)
  • ketchup (for serving)
Prep time:
30 minutes
Cook time:
35 minutes
Total time:
1 hour, 5 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings | Prep time: 30 minutes | Cook time: 35 minutes | Total time: 1 hour, 5 minutes


1. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise, then cut each half in thirds lengthwise. You'll have 6 wedges from each potato.
2. Place the potatoes in a large bowl with cold water and soak for 20 min to remove some of starch that causes the potatoes to stick. Drain them with paper towels.
Baked Potato Wedges photo instruction 1
3. In a separate bowl, mix together oil, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder and salt.
Baked Potato Wedges photo instruction 2
4. In batches, add the potato wedges to the bowl to coat them lightly. Make sure they are covered with oil.
5. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
6. Place the potato wedges in a single layer on a large baking sheet, previously covered with foil. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until lightly brown, crispy outside and tender inside.
Baked Potato Wedges photo instruction 3
7. Remove from the oven. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley. Serve with ketchup.

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Five Stars!

Asa Brooks
My children devoured these wedges and came back demanding more. Next time I’m going to have to double, or even triple, the recipe! FIVE STARS!

Thank you, Asa! My kids enjoy these every time too ;) - Alena

type of salt

I am going to make these tomorrow and want to know if I can use sea salt instead of table salt.

Absolutely! - Alena

A definite winner

Yummmm So easy and fast too. The whole family loved it. I served it along with the Pork Chops with Red Wine Sauce from this site.

Wow, that's awesome! Sound like you found a nice combo ;) - Alena

Best potato wedges recipe!

Unbelievably delicious!!! Best potato wedges recipe so far! I followed the recipe as is and it was perfect!

Thank you, summer_girl! I'm so happy to know you loved these potatoes!! - Alena

Very excellent recipe

I would give this recipe 10 stars!!! I followed the recipe exactly - we really loved it! The wedges came out very crispy outside and it tasted really good. Served along side our burgers.I will definitely make it again soon.

That's awesome, madonna_c! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!! - Alena

Thanks, anna, for your comment!

Sorry, missed olive oil from the ingredients list, just added it. I used about 1/4 cup for this recipe. Bet you'll like these potatoes!

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