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Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by tinks_88, 16 December 2009 Social URL.

  1. tinks_88

    tinks_88 Full Member

    Hi again guys, i know this is probably a really stupid question but if i wanted to make potato wedges, would i need to cut up the potatoes and boil them for a few mins before i put them in the oven, or just cut - season and straight in the oven, iv got maris piper potatoes - hope they are ok??
    Thanks Guys, any help would really be appreciated!
     
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  3. natasha1974

    natasha1974 Silver Member

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    i boil mine for about 5 mins then when draining shake them abit to fluff them up makes them crispier:D
     
  4. Daisyboo

    Daisyboo Full Member

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    There are different schools of thought on this one! I pop mine straight into the oven, gas mark 7 for about an hour - just take them out & respray after about half an hour. Yumm - that me decided on dinner for tonight!
     
  5. jaylou

    jaylou Gold Member

    I cut them up, spray the tray, spray the wedges and stick them in the oven for about an hour on a high setting (about 220). I never parboil them.
     
  6. charlottegrace1

    charlottegrace1 Gold Member

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    I like mine par boiled to get the crispy bits on the outside, just like roast tatties.
     
  7. natasha1974

    natasha1974 Silver Member

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    i was wondering what to have for dinner lol chucked some wedges on and gonna have with quorn sausages beans and cheese mmmm
     
  8. marmaduke

    marmaduke Full Member

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    I don't bother boiling them first and they always come out lovely.
     
  9. Littleslimmingbee

    Littleslimmingbee Gold Member

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    - if i dont parboil mine always stay hard. Maybe its my oven i dunno. i find they crisp better after par boiling anyways! x
     
  10. Chicky Noops

    Chicky Noops Full Member

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    I never par-boil, too much faff and mine come out yummy!
     
  11. Meli

    Meli Gold Member

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    Which store sells these Maris Piper potatoes because I couldn't find them in Asda the other day? Can we use any other one? What is so good about Maris Piper ones?
     
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