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


  • 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.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound yellow or red waxy potatoes, 2 to 3 inches long (about 6 to 7 potatoes)
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ 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

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Meet Sonja and Alex Overhiser: Husband and wife. Expert home cooks. Authors of recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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