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Microwave Potato Wedges Recipe

These wedges taste like baked potatoes but are faster to make because they cook in the microwave. The simple seasoning makes them crispy and golden.—Dorothy Umberger, Ceres, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:1 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt or salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1 unpeeled medium baking potato
  • 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Combine the first four ingredients on a microwave-safe plate. Cut potato lengthwise into eight wedges. Coat wedges in the seasoning mixture; arrange on the same plate. Cover and cook on high for 4-6 minutes or until tender, turning wedges once. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 1 serving.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 181 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 42mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Reviews for Microwave Potato Wedges

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s_pants User ID: 174050 236833
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2015

"Easy to prepare, but I think they would have been better with butter instead of the oil."

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 215343
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2014

"Delicious easy, quick to prepare side dish!"

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MsBetty087 User ID: 7286026 26631
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2014

"quick ans surprisingly easy"

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trudypost User ID: 1076954 75046
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012

"This was quick and easy and tasty. I cooked mine for a little over 7 minutes and they were more than done enough."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.