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7 Crispy Potato Wedges That Are Better Than Fries

Potato wedges, jojos, oven-baked fries – whatever you like to call them – are the crispiest, tastiest potatoes you'll ever taste.

If you’re hankering for fries, potato wedges are a much better option. Because they’re baked rather than fried, they're cooked in far less oil than regular fries. They also have so much texture. The large wedge-shaped potato gives you a perfect crisp edge with lots of fluffy potato inside.

1. Oven-Baked Potato Fries

Wedges are also the perfect carriers for flavor. As they are cooked in the oven for such a long time, they absorb flavor really well. This gives you a bunch of great options. Just by adding a few extra ingredients  you can make spicy wedges, cheesy wedges, smoky wedges or these extra-crispy wedges with breadcrumbs and spices.

2. Crispy Potato Wedges

Wedges are a delicious snack or appetizer with a beer. These Buffalo Wedges have all the flavor of Buffalo wings, but are less messy to make, and healthier than fried wings or regular fries.

Crispy Potato Wedges

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3.Easy Buffalo Potato Wedges

Wedges can be an easy side dish too. These garlic red potatoes look a treat and taste delicious with all that garlic and Parmesan cheese. Bonus points for keeping the skin on too as you get lots of extra fiber and vitamins.

Easy Buffalo Potato Wedges

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4.Garlic Red Potatoes

Instead of store-bought chips, why not try these spicy wedges with some sour cream. It's a much tastier and more nutritious way to snack.

Garlic Red Potatoes

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5. Spiced-Up Grilled Tater Wedges

By adding some fresh herbs to potato wedges you get extra flavor and nutrients.

Spiced-Up Grilled Tater Wedges

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6. Crusty Herb Potato Wedges

Don't forget sweet potatoes are potatoes too. They work just as well as potato wedges, though never quite as crispy. These chipotle roasted sweet potatoes are a winning flavor combo.

Crusty Herb Potato Wedges

Photo by Elizabeth

7. Jan's Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes

"A great blend of sweet, salty, spicy, and a flash of heat," says What's for dinner, mom?. "Quick and easy way to jazz-up sweet potatoes. Great with pork roast, ribs, ham, or your favorite BBQ."

Jan's Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Photo by Sherri


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About Vicky McDonald

Always looking for more cheese! I love to bake, potter about the garden, and drink lemony gin & tonics in the sun. I also blog at stasty.com.