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Homemade Jo Jo Potato Recipes

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A plate of Jo Jo potato wedges.

Jo Jos are a type of seasoned potato wedge that many of us learned to love at school or the deli counter. Save money by learning to make them at home. This page contains homemade Jo Jo potato recipes.

Recipes

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Recipe: Crispy Wedges

These taste great and kid's love them.

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium red potatoes
  • cooking oil
  • sesame seeds
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions:

Cut potatoes leave on peel into 8 wedges each. Put in a mixing bowl and add 1 1/2 tablespoons of cooking oil. Add 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds, 1/4 teaspoon salt and a little pepper. Mix until wedges are coated. Put on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 60 minutes, turning them occasionally until crisp and golden.

Servings: 32 wedges
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 60 Minutes

Source: A friend.

By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario

Recipe: Parmesan Potato Wedges

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 4 unpeeled potatoes, each cut in 8 wedges
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

Directions:

Combine cheese and seasonings. Toss potatoes in oil, then in cheese mixture. Place wedges on baking sheet in single layer. Bake at 400 degrees F until golden and tender, about 40 minutes.

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 40 Minutes

Source: I don't know where I got this recipe. It's on a dog-eared card in my recipe box, because it's one I got to often. It's a no-fail pleaser for all ages.

By Theodora from Lynden, WA

Recipe: Potato Wedge Fries

Yield: 6 servings Ingredients:

  • 3 potatoes (about 10 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons melted margarine or butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with vegetable spray.

Scrub potatoes and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges. Put on prepared baking sheet. Combine margarine and garlic in a small bowl. Combine Parmesan and paprika in another small bowl.

Brush potato wedges with half of the margarine and cheese mixture. Bake for 20 minutes, turn the wedges, brush with remaining margarine mixture (reheat if necessary). Sprinkle on remaining Parmesan mixture, and bake for another 20 minutes or just until potatoes are tender and crisp.

By Chell

Tip: Great Potato Wedges

Seasoned potato wedges are always a hit. Scrub your favourite kind of potatoes and slice them into wedges. Roll them in 2 tsp. of Olive Oil and your favourite seasoning (Greek, Cajun, Oregano, Parmesan, etc. My fav is Italian with a sprinkle of Chili Pepper seeds). Bake them at 350 degrees F until they are soft in the middle and crispy on the outside. The length of cooking time depends of the thickness of the potato, usually 30-45 minutes.

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Questions

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Question: Breaded Potato Wedges Recipe

I was so excited to see this topic come in because my boyfriend absolutely loved these growing up and always got them from the convenience store by his house. I have a question though, does anyone have a recipe for these with breading? I'm pretty sure that the ones he used to get actually had a breading on them.

By Angela


Most Recent Answer

By linda roberts [5]02/22/2012

Go to the Idaho potato site they have several recipes for these.

Question: Making Jo Jo Potatoes

Where is the recipe?

By Donna S from CA


Most Recent Answer

By Ginnee [1]02/05/2012

Google jojo potatoes. You'll find a lot of recipes, some baked, some deep fried.
Here is one site
http://www.lifesambrosia.com/2010/03/jojo-potato-recipe.html