Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges
Baked garlic parmesan potato wedges are a really terrific way to encourage your family to eat their potatoes. Potatoes are an often forgotten food that provide plenty of nutrition, taste delicious, and are filling to eat. So encourage your family to eat them often. This potato recipe for baked potato wedges includes the skin of the potato where much of the nutrition and fiber are to be found. The potato recipe also calls for Russet potatoes, a variety that holds its shape when baked and tastes great.
The baked potato wedges recipe is a great starter for a young cook to teach him or her how to bake with potatoes using methods that do not include boiling. Instead, as in this easy potato recipe, the potatoes are seasoned and then baked until tender. Several toppings are suggested as part of the potato recipe, but this potato recipe is just as good all on its own, and perhaps sprinkled with a bit of fresh parsley or cilantro.
A single potato only has about 110 calories, if it is average in size. It contains more potassium than broccoli, spinach or even a banana. It is also chock full of vitamin C, providing nearly one half of the recommended daily allotment of that vitamin. Potatoes also have nearly zero fat, low sodium and almost no cholesterol, making it a super food choice for you and for your family. And using this easy potato recipe for baked potato wedges makes it a perfect choice for any meal or snack. Getting your family in to the habit of eating more potatoes can be as easy as having a recipe like these potato wedges ready in the fridge for your family to grab and reheat and eat. If you also have small bags available, they can grab a handful, pop them in the bag, and eat baked potato wedges on the run. This snack is a far better choice than a chocolate bar or some other fast food. And it saves plenty in costs because potatoes are cheap to buy and prepare.
Potatoes are delicious whether they are served hot, warm, or cold, and can be a fantastic snack food to eat. They can be microwaved in just a couple of minutes, and are a healthy and delicious snack at any time of the day. A dollop of plain yogurt adds even more nutrition to a potato including calcium and protein without adding a lot of calories. Consider this easy potato recipe when you are watching your waist line. You may find they fill you up without filling you out. This easy potato recipe is a great and lean way to serve potatoes either as a side dish at dinner served with meat, chicken or fish, or just as an evening snack in front of the television. You can be happy about serving up baked potato wedges since they contain no sugar and won’t rev anyone up before bedtime. Find out how to make this easy potato recipe and many others like it at the website, Creme de la Crumb, by following the link provided below.
Nutrition Facts of the Baked Garlic Parmesan Potato Wedges from Creme de la Crumb
Ingredients: Russet potatoes, olive oil, salt, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, parmesan cheese, fresh parsley (or cilantro), ranch or blue cheese dressing for dipping.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 4 servings* Per serving: Calories 388, Calories from Fat 172, Total Fat 19.1g 29%, Saturated Fat 5.3g 26%, Cholesterol 16mg 5%, Sodium 2552mg 106%, Potassium 1144mg 33%, Carbohydrates 45.3g 15%, Dietary Fiber 6.8g 27%, Sugars 3.5g, Protein 12.1g, Vitamin A 4% , Vitamin C 92%, Calcium 23%, Iron 8%
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