Cream Cheesy Cubed Zucchini with Lemon and Oregano

We just picked our first zucchini! (I won’t be this excited in August). Frank and I just love this quick easy recipe.

Hershey PA bed and breakfastIngredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups cubed zucchini
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano



  1. Heat olive oil in skillet over high heat; stir in zucchini, lemon zest, and red pepper flakes. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper; cook and stir until zucchini is tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir cream cheese into zucchini mixture; cook until cheese begins to melt, about 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in oregano.