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Best Potato Wedges #SundaySupper #GameDayIdahoPotatoes

This post is sponsored by the Idaho® Potato Commission in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own.

Be ready for the big game with these delicious BEST Potato Wedges featuring Idaho® Potatoes! They are a winning finger food recipe for your football party! Potato wedges are crispy on the outside, and creamy on the inside! Topped with crisp bacon and melted gooey cheese, and an amazing avocado cream sauce!


Why is it when I make Idaho® potato wedges, it’s the first thing to disappear from our football food table? I will tell you why! My family loves potatoes, plus…just add cheese and bacon and a creamy avocado sauce and you have a winner!! These potato wedges are the Bomb-Diggity-Bomb-Baby! They already have a drizzling of sauce, so there isn’t any need to dip these taters, but feel free to do so ( I did, I love this sauce, I could just eat it with a spoon)! No forks and knives needed, just grab one or two of these Best Potato Wedges with your fingers and enjoy! Idaho® potatoes are a hearty and delicious ingredient, make them the star of your football party!

Why are Idaho® potatoes the best choice for game day recipes?

  1. Idaho® Potatoes bake up better than any other potatoes.
  2.  The most classic side dish is a hot, steaming baked potato. ( I like mine with a pat of salted butter, a dollop of sour cream and chopped chives, salt and pepper) No potato bakes better than an Idaho® Potato.
  3.  Idaho® Potatoes’ have a distinct, hearty potato taste that stands up well to seasonings and flavors. They have a high solid content and a low moisture content. This means that there will be less shrinkage when cooking the potatoes. There will also be more plate coverage as well. Idaho® Potatoes’ also have a light texture.

Here are some fantastic choices of what to make for a Football Party:

  • Hot potatoes, especially with cheese, bacon ( Like my Best Potato Wedges)  and more are perfect casseroles to bring to the party
  • Potato bars, whether mashed, baked,  fries or tots offer choices that everyone will enjoy
  • Veggie-centric potato based bowls, loaded with hearty proteins are sure to be a hit for the big game

Here’s what you will need to make the Best Potato Wedges!

You’ll need Three Idaho® Russet Potatoes, cut into wedges.

Toss wedges in bacon drippings, pepper, and garlic powder.

Bake potatoes for 30-40 minutes, flipping once halfway through. Finished potato wedges should be crispy on the edges and sides and tender in the center.

Top potatoes with cheese and crispy bacon.

Return potatoes to oven, for 5-6 minutes until cheese is bubbling.

Drizzle avocado cream sauce over potatoes.

Take a big bite! Am I making you hungry yet???



Best Potato Wedges #SundaySupper
Yield: 4

Best Potato Wedges #SundaySupper

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Crisp bacon and melted gooey cheese potato wedges topped with an amazing avocado cream sauce!


  • 3 Idaho® Potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings ( or Olive Oil)
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Bacon, crispy and crumbled, bacon drippings reserved


  1. Bake bacon on a parchment lined baking sheet @400 degrees F until brown and crispy, crumble bacon and grate cheese.
  2. Cut potatoes into wedges. You should get 10-12 wedges per potato. Toss wedges with bacon drippings, pepper, and garlic powder.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread potatoes out on the baking sheet. Try to make sure that they aren’t stacked at all. Bake potatoes for 30-40 minutes, flipping once halfway through. Finished wedges should be crispy on the edges and sides and tender in the center.
  4. While potatoes bake, stir together mashed avocado (really ripe) and sour cream, in a cuisinart. Add lime juice and a pinch of salt.
  5. When potatoes are baked, re-position the potatoes so they resemble shingles on the sheet pan. They should slightly overlap. Top potatoes with cheese and crispy bacon. Return to oven for 5-6 minutes until cheese is bubbling.
  6. Finish potato wedges with avocado sauce. Serve while hot.

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Giveaway: We will be giving away 10 pounds of Idaho Potatoes and a Copy, “Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked – Fried Too!  A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes.” Cookbook.

The winner will be selected during the SUNDAY SUPPER MOVEMENT facebook live on 1/29/17 at 4 pm. Family Foodie will be making some delicious Potato Chorizo Bites!

What’s your favorite way to eat potatoes?

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Check out the delicious Idaho® Potato recipes from our Sunday Supper Taste Makers:

Fingerling Potatoes

Golden Potatoes

Red Potatoes

Russet Potatoes

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Nettie Moore is the cook, baker, photographer and designer behind Moore or Less Cooking Food Blog. Nettie is a self-trained cook and baker. She loves creating easy recipes that don’t call for a lot of unknown ingredients.Nettie’s Blueberry Skillet Cake has been featured in Taste Of Home Magazine and her Peach Raspberry Pie has won awards! She was born and raised in Southern California and now calls New England her home, where she lives with her husband and two children. Follow Nettie on her blog, Moore or Less Cooking, or here: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | GOOGLE+ | PINTEREST | BLOGLOVIN |INSTAGRAM

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Kristin @ Dizzy Busy and Hungry

Friday 3rd of February 2017

These look amazing! I could eat a whole plate full!

Ann -- The Fountain Avenue Kitchen

Friday 3rd of February 2017

I want some of that avocado cream sauce right now. They look mouthwatering, Nettie!

Marion Myers

Friday 3rd of February 2017

Perfect for game day! Love that dipping sauce!! Yummm

Sonali- The Foodie Physician

Thursday 2nd of February 2017

These really do look like the BEST! I would put that avocado cream sauce on everything!

Constance Smith

Thursday 2nd of February 2017

Hahaha! So the question is, what is everyone else going to eat, because these are MINE!

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