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Potato Wedges

Potato wedges are used in various places in the meal plans

They can also be substituted whenever potatoes are used for mash etc if you prefer wedges

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potato wedges

oven baked crispy potato wedges
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Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 51p
Calories: 189.2kcal
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Ingredients

  • 1 kg potatoes washed, skins on, cut into approximately 1 inch cubes
  • 20 ml oil
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Weigh out the potatoes as specified in the recipe.
  • Slice in half lengthways, then place the halves cut-side down on a chopping board, halve again, then cut each resulting half in two.
  • You should now have 8 chunky potato wedges. If your potatoes are very big, you might want to halve each wedge once more, but that is entirely up to you.
  • Pour the vegetable oil into a small bowl, then throw the wedges in, shaking them about until they are covered in oil. If you don't mind getting your fingers greasy, using your hands can help to get even coverage. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and if you would like your wedges spicy, add a bit of chilli powder or garam masala.
  • Place the wedges skin-side down on a baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes on 220 C (200 fan). Start checking after 15 minutes and take out when brown and puffy.
  • Click here to start a 30 minute timer

Notes

 

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
potato wedges
Amount Per Serving
Calories 189.2 Calories from Fat 47
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.25g8%
Saturated Fat 0.43g3%
Sodium 25mg1%
Potassium 1032.5mg30%
Carbohydrates 31.1g10%
Fiber 6.25g26%
Protein 6.42g13%
Vitamin C 28.5mg35%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 8.1mg45%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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