Tater Essentials: Spicy Baked Potato Wedges

Andy Anderson !


These are good as a side or just by themselves with some ketchup or other dipping sauce. I am using a two-heat system to cook them in the oven and a really yummy spice mixture.

And, to be honest, baked taters tastes great, and they are good for you.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.


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2 - 3
10 Min
40 Min



  • 3 - 4 medium
    red or golden potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt, fine grind
  • 2 - 3 Tbsp
    grapeseed oil, or other non-flavored variety

  • 2 tsp
    nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tsp
    dehydrated onions, ground to a powder
  • 1 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, kosher variety, fine grind
  • 1/2 tsp
    sugar, granulated variety

  • ·
    cayenne pepper, for some kick

How to Make Tater Essentials: Spicy Baked Potato Wedges


  2. I find that red or golden potatoes (waxy variety) work best for this recipe. You can use russets; however, keep a close eye on them while baking, so they do not wind up falling apart.
  3. If you do not have any dehydrated onions, you can sub some garlic powder (not garlic salt) but use just 1/2 teaspoon.

    If you want a salty crunch, substitute the fine grind kosher salt with flaky sea salt.
  4. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  5. Soak the potato wedges for about 30 minutes in ice water.
  6. While the taters are soaking, place a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 375f (190c).
  7. Dry the potatoes off.
  8. Toss with the oil and dry spices, and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  9. Add to the preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  10. After 20 minutes, toss the fries, increase the temperature to 425f (220c), and bake until golden brown, about 20 – 25 additional minutes.
  12. Serve as a side dish, or by themselves with your favorite dipping sauce. Enjoy.
  13. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Tater Essentials: Spicy Baked Potato Wedges

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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