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Microwave Potato Wedges

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.
  • Makes
    1 serving

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

  • 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.
Editor's Note: Potatoes may be prepared in a conventional oven. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 25 minutes or until tender.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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