16 Red Potato Recipes

Red potatoes are not only delicious, they’re good for you too! Here are our top red potato recipes for the best ways to eat them.

red potato recipes

All hail the potato! Potatoes are super versatile ingredients that have gotten a bad rap for only being served fried. But are potatoes good for you? Turns out they are! Potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of potassium (more than a banana!), and a good source of vitamin B6. They’re also fat free and cholesterol free, and a good source of fiber with the skin. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get eating with some red potato recipes! In all of the recipes below, we’ve kept the red skin on for maximum nutrients. And you won’t believe some of the ways you can eat potatoes (like vegetarian meatballs).

And now, our top red potato recipes!

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Parmesan potatoes

Red Potato Wedges Recipe


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 3 to 4 1x

Description

These roasted potatoes are crispy outside, tender inside, and covered in crunchy Parmesan cheese. Yes, you need this Parmesan red potato wedges recipe in your life—stat.


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Ingredients

  • 1 pound yellow or red waxy potatoes, 2 to 3 inches long (about 6 to 7 potatoes)
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped flat-leaf parsley, as a garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cut the potatoes into wedges (see the video below!). Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix until fully coated.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the wedges onto the sheet in a single layer, using your fingers to place some of the Parmesan cheese that falls off onto the top of the wedges (it doesn’t have to be perfect, just take a minute or so to do this).
  4. Bake the potatoes for 18 minutes. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and flip the potatoes.
  5. Reverse the baking sheet in the oven, and bake another 10 minutes until browned and crispy. Enjoy immediately!
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Roasted
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Red potato recipes, red potato wedges, potato wedges

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About the Authors

Sonja Overhiser

Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.

Alex Overhiser

Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

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