Chili Cheese Potato Wedges

These Chili Cheese Potato Wedges are on the healthier side made with baked potato wedges tossed in olive oil and smothered in an easy chili recipe made with low-fat ground turkey.

These Chili Cheese Potato Wedges are on the healthier side made with baked potato wedges tossed in olive oil and smothered in an easy chili recipe made with low-fat ground turkey

BAKED POTATO WEDGES

Everyone has their favorite place to go when they need a Chili Cheese Fries fix.   There’s a burger place over by where my mom and dad used to live – and they make awesome chili cheese fries.   And as hard as I try to only have a few bites – I find myself eating an entire order by myself.  Time and time again. 

These Chili Cheese Potato Wedges are on the healthier side made with baked potato wedges tossed in olive oil and smothered in an easy chili recipe made with low-fat ground turkey

These Chili Cheese Potato Wedges are a tad on the healthier side made with baked potato wedges tossed in olive oil.  So I don’t feel quite as guilty for eating them.   This is a great chili cheese fries recipe to whip up on game day!

These Chili Cheese Potato Wedges are quick and easy to make

HOMEMADE POTATO WEDGES (What you’ll need)

  • 3 large russet potatoes
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder

BAKED POTATO WEDGES RECIPE

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line a cookie sheet with a silpat or parchment paper
  3. Cut the potatoes lengthwise into 8 wedges
  4. In a small bowl, mix the salt, paprika, garlic powder and onion powder
  5. In a large bowl toss the potatoes with the olive oil and season the with spice blend
  6. Place the potatoes in a single layer on the cookie sheet
  7. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden and fork tender
  8. Transfer the potato wedges to an oven-proof platter and spoon the chili over the potato wedges
  9. Sprinkle the top with cheese and bake in the oven at 350 for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted
  10. Garnish with sour cream, green onions, cilantro

 

These Chili Cheese Potato Wedges are on the healthier side made with baked potato wedges tossed in olive oil and smothered in an easy chili recipe made with low-fat ground turkey
Yield: 4 - 6 servings

Chili Cheese Potato Wedges

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

These Chili Cheese Potato Wedges are easy to make and are always popular on game day!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 4 ounces of your favorite jar mild salsa
  • 4 tablespoons chili seasoning mix
  • 1-1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3 russet potatoes, cut lenghthwise into 8 wedges
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder

Instructions

For the Chili
  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook the meat, onion, and garlic for about 8-10 minutes until the meat is broned and the onion is soft. Drain and discard fat.
  2. Add the salsa, chili seasoning, tomato sauce, water, freshly ground black pepper. MIx well, and reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 45 minutes. If it's too thick - add a little water to thin.
For the Potato Wedges
  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with a silpat or parchment paper.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the salt, paprika, garlic powder and onion powder.
  4. In a large bowl toss the potatoes with the olive oil and season the with spice blend.
  5. Place the potatoes in a single layer on the cookie sheet and bake for about 20 minutes or until golden and fork tender.
  6. Transfer the potato wedges to an oven-proof platter and spoon the chili over the potato wedges.
  7. Sprinkle the top with cheese and bake in the oven at 350 for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  8. Serve with sour cream, green onions, cilantro.

Notes

Garnish with sour cream, cilantro, green onions, and whatever else sounds good to you.

One Response to “Chili Cheese Potato Wedges”

  1. Lea Ann (Cooking On The Ranch) — June 21, 2014 @ 6:51 pm (#)

    gosh-darn-you! Now I’m craving chili cheese fries. 🙂 Love your homemade version with wedges. Pinned.

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