Italian Lemon Oregano Vegetable Stir Fry Medley

Saturday, February 25, 2012

3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium eggplant, cubed
2 zucchini, cubed
2 medium yellow squash, cubed
2 green bell peppers, seeded and cubed
1 yellow bell pepper, diced
1 chopped red bell pepper
4 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
 olive oil
1 fresh basil leaf chopped fine
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
dash of cayenne pepper
4 sprigs fresh thyme
salt and pepper to taste
1 fresh lemon squeezed
dried oregano
Optional grating cheese
In a small bowl add the juice of one lemon with 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon of oregano and thyme stir and set aside.
Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large wok style deep fry pan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook until soft. Do not brown. Add and saute the zucchini and all remaining chopped vegetables except for tomatoes and cook until browned slightly.
 Season with salt and pepper and parsley.  When the vegetables are done to your likeness, stir in basil, parsley and pour the lemon mixture over them and serve immediately.  We love to add grating cheese on top!

Other recipes to try:
Italian Spinach Sauteed
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Fried Hearts of Palm
Butter Spreads
Grilled Eggplant
Potato Croquettes
Stuffed Peppers
Rice Balls


  1. colourful and flavourful,your vegetables are magic!:)i'm well and so busy,Claudia,thank you very much for your visit!:)

  2. lovely colours here. All very nice as always. Have a good weekend!

  3. Veggie stir frys are a great way to go for something quick and healthy. I think if I lived closer to the grocers I would probably buy fresh produce very often. Yours here look like they came right from the garden, so vibrant! Have a great weekend Claudia!

  4. Those veggies are so beautiful! I love the colors. This is a fantastic meatless dish full of flavor. It's just the sort of thing that I'm looking for these days. Thanks for sharing it!

  5. What a beautiful mix of colorful and tasty vegetables. I like it very much, great :) Bye, have a good we

  6. Gorgeous colors. This would make any plate look photo worthy. On top of that the flavor should be fantastic.

  7. We make these stir-fried Italian version of the Peperonata quite often as a side dish with some nice grilled meats. Love the colors and the Italian combined spices! So healthy and delicious:DDD

  8. I always love veggie stir-fry. This looks colourful and tasty.

  9. Dear Claudia, Delicious stir fry. Perfect with rice. Blessings, Catherine xo

  10. A spring bouquet of vegetables! If I wait a month, my oregano bush will be going...

  11. beautiful flavor medley of veggies Claudia, love the Italian spin on the stir-fry... like a stove-top Ratatouille, from a pan..

  12. Que lindo color me encantan todos los vegetales todo luce hermoso y saludable,abrazos y abrazos.

  13. Hey GF, this is one delish looking stir fry. Definitely one I would enjoy. Meat is not a priority on my foodie list.

    You have definitely captured the beauty of these veggies Claudia!

    Happy Sunday :)

  14. Huh, I never thought of a freezer solution :) Sounds yummY!

  15. Such beautiful colors. We love stir fry and I usually do not include meat.

  16. Looks so vibrant and inviting. This would make for a perfect mid week dinner.


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