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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

One serving (prepared with salt-free seasoning blend and fat-free Parmesan cheese topping) equals 181 calories, 5 g fat (0 saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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