Zucchini Sticks Oreganata

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata by 2sistersrecipes.com

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata.  This zucchini side dish is amazingly delicious and ready in 15 minutes! Zucchini is cut into 2-inch sticks, then sautéed in olive oil with fresh garlic and dried oregano until they are tender and golden brown. These zucchini sticks make a wonderful dish you can eat alone, or serve as a side to complement almost anything.  A delicious way to spice up zucchini this time of year!

 

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata by 2sistersrecipes.com
 
 

If you’re pretty much familiar with this green squash, it’s a vegetable that doesn’t need to be embellished with a lot of seasonings or herbs. 

Sometimes too many seasonings can kill the flavor altogether, which is why we believe less is more when it comes to cooking fresh vegetables.

 

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata by 2sistersrecipes.com

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata is easily sautéed within minutes, with fewer steps than most recipes.

We love the simplicity of this dish.  It doesn’t take much to make them tasty, the fresh garlic along with the oregano adds a lot of flavor to them- making them come alive!

Oreganata usually means cooking with oregano and breadcrumbs, but I decided to omit the breadcrumbs for my gluten-free friends and they still tasted amazing!

My family really loved them, they even asked for seconds and thirds at the table. Next time, I will have to double my batch!

ENJOY!

 

 

*You can follow along below or jump down to the bottom of this post for our full recipe card!

 

Ingredients for Zucchini Sticks Oreganata:

  • 5 small zucchini- lightly peeled, cut into sticks, 2-inch length and 1/2-inch thick

  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil – divided

  • 2 garlic cloves – minced

  • Kosher salt, to taste

  • fresh cracked black pepper, to taste

  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. dried oregano

1.  In a medium or large frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add one-third of the zucchini sticks.  Cook and stir occasionally, until the zucchini begins to turn brown and is almost tender about 3 to 5 minutes.

 

 

 

2.  Then sprinkle over them with some of the prepared garlic and oregano.  Season with salt and fresh black pepper to taste.  Sauté for an additional 1 to 2 minutes.
Stirring until garlic and oregano are well combined.

3.  Remove and transfer to a serving platter.

 

 

 
 

4.  Repeat this process 2 more times until all the zucchini sticks are finished: adding 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet, add another third of the sticks, continue to sauté until all the zucchini is tender and light brown.  Then add in some minced garlic, oregano, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
5.  Transfer to the serving platter.  Keep warm until ready to serve.

Serves 4 to 5

 

 

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Yield: 4 to 5

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata

Zucchini Sticks Oreganata makes a wonderfully tasty dish you can eat alone, or serve them as a side to complement almost anything. Super easy too!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 small zucchini- lightly peeled, cut into sticks, 2-inch length and 1/2-inch thick
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil - divided
  • 2 garlic cloves - minced
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. dried oregano

Instructions

  1. In a medium or large frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add one-third of the zucchini sticks. Cook and stir occasionally, until the zucchini begins to turn brown and is almost tender about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Then sprinkle over them with some of the prepared garlic and oregano.
  3. Season with salt and fresh black pepper to taste. Sauté for an additional 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Stirring until garlic and oregano are well combined. Remove and transfer to a serving platter.
  5. Repeat this process 2 more times until all the zucchini sticks are finished: adding 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet, add another third of the sticks, continue to sauté until all the zucchini is tender and light brown. Then add in some minced garlic, oregano, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Transfer to the serving platter. Keep warm until ready to serve.
  7. Serves 4 to 5

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4 to 5 servings

Serving Size:

1 serving (1 cup)

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 90Total Fat: 8.6gCarbohydrates: 3.9gFiber: 1.2gSugar: 2gProtein: 1.4g

 

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    1. HI Tricia, this was so easy to make on stove-top. And yes, It's been sunny down here in Charleston, thank goodness! I hope it warms up there for you soon.