Crispy Potato Wedges

Recipe by Will Bowden
READY IN: 1hr 50mins
YIELD: 1 batch




  • Place potatoes in a large bowl; add cold water to cover and let stand 15 min minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Spray a nonstick baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
  • Set aside.
  • Drain potatoes in colander.
  • Spread on a double layer of paper towels.
  • Cover with a second layer of paper towels.
  • Press down on the towels to dry potatoes.
  • Transfer potatoes to a clean large bowl.
  • Sprinkle with oil, pepper, and salt; toss gently to combine. Arrange seasoned potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake potatoes for 20 minutes.
  • Using a spatula, turn potatoes; sprinkle with garlic. Bake until golden, about 20 minutes, turning baking sheet after 10 minutes for even browning.
  • Serve immediately with ketchup on the side. <NOTE: For a sweeter flavor, use sweet potatoes instead of the russet potatoes.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon of paprika when tossing potatoes with spices.
  • Bake as previously directed.>.