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25 Outstanding Oregano Recipes for Hearty and Flavorful Meals

Oregano recipes to spice up your culinary life! These dishes are filled with the aromatic and robust flavors of oregano, perfect for adding a zesty touch to your winter meals.

25 Outstanding Oregano Recipes for Hearty and Flavorful Meals

Oregano, a staple herb in Mediterranean cuisine, is renowned for its bold and slightly bitter flavor, which can enhance a wide range of dishes. Whether dried or fresh, oregano brings a touch of warmth and complexity to any meal, making it a favorite ingredient during the colder months.

To inspire your cooking this season, I’ve compiled a diverse selection of oregano-centric recipes. These dishes not only celebrate the distinctive taste of oregano but also demonstrate its versatility in cooking:

  • Classic Italian pizzas and pastas with oregano
  • Hearty oregano-infused stews and soups
  • Grilled meats and vegetables seasoned with oregano
  • Flavorful oregano-based marinades and dressings
  • Mediterranean salads with a sprinkle of oregano
  • Rustic oregano bread and focaccia
  • Oregano-seasoned seafood dishes
  • Comforting casseroles with layers of oregano flavor
  • Simple yet delicious oregano-infused side dishes
  • Homemade oregano sauces for dipping

Each recipe in this collection has been carefully chosen to ensure that the oregano shines through, complementing and enhancing the flavors of the other ingredients.

Whether you’re an oregano enthusiast or just looking to add more herbs to your diet, these recipes offer a variety of ways to enjoy this delightful and aromatic herb.

25 Outstanding Oregano Recipes for Hearty and Flavorful Meals

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How to Use Up Lots of Oregano: Oregano Pesto
How to Use Up Lots of Oregano: Oregano Pesto
Garlic and Oregano Pesto is a great way to use up surplus herbs. It is just bursting with bold flavors and tastes great on grilled foods.
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One-Pot Lemon Oregano Chicken and Rice
One-Pot Lemon Oregano Chicken and Rice
One-Pot Lemon Oregano Chicken and Rice, super tasty and fast.
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3
Fresh Oregano Salad (Lebanese)
Fresh Oregano Salad (Lebanese)
Fresh oregano salad is a delicious authentic Lebanese salad recipe using fresh oregano. It can be enjoyed with bread or as a side.
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4
Fresh Vegan Oregano Pesto
Fresh Vegan Oregano Pesto
Need something quick and easy for a summer dinner? Go out to your garden and pick a few herbs then make this Fresh Oregano Vegan Pesto.
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Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Oregano, and Garlicky Breadcrumbs
Spaghetti with Mushrooms, Oregano, and Garlicky Breadcrumbs
This fast and easy recipe for spaghetti with mushrooms in a simple garlic butter sauce is pure cozy comfort, ready in about 25 minutes!
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Oregano Tomato Sauce | RICARDO
Oregano Tomato Sauce | RICARDO
Oregano Tomato Sauce | RICARDO
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Chunky Fresh Tomato Oregano Soup. A healthy delicious lunch!
Chunky Fresh Tomato Oregano Soup. A healthy delicious lunch!
Chunky Fresh Tomato Oregano Soup. A recipe to deliciously use up surplus summer tomatoes while they are at their seasonal best; so bright, fresh and tasty.
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Grilled Fish with Oregano Sauce - Pesce al Salmoriglio Recipe
Grilled Fish with Oregano Sauce – Pesce al Salmoriglio Recipe
Grilled Fish with Oregano Sauce – Pesce al Salmoriglio is a truly simple Italian dish combining firm white fish with a lovely sauce.
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9
Greek-Style Grilled Chicken With Oregano, Garlic, Lemon, and Olive Oil Recipe
Greek-Style Grilled Chicken With Oregano, Garlic, Lemon, and Olive Oil Recipe
A whole chicken gets the Greek treatment with a simple marinade of olive oil and lemon along with plenty of garlic and oregano. The key to the juiciest meat and crispest skin? Butterflying the chicken and cooking it low and slow before finishing with a sear to crisp up the skin.
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Grill These Strip Steaks With Garlic and Oregano Tonight
Grill These Strip Steaks With Garlic and Oregano Tonight
This is nice and simple strip steak seasoned with an herbal wet rub. This dish would go well with any grilled vegetables.
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Tuscan Bean Stew
Tuscan Bean Stew
This delicious Tuscan Bean Stew is such an easy one-pot dinner. Packed with flavours of Italy, it can be made on the hob or slow cooker. 🍴 Why you will
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Zesty Chimichurri Is the Argentinean Herb Sauce That Perks Up Steak and So Much More
Zesty Chimichurri Is the Argentinean Herb Sauce That Perks Up Steak and So Much More
Argentinean chimichurri is made with chopped fresh parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes. A colorful and flavorful addition to grilled meats and more, chimichurri sauce takes just 10 minutes to make.
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New Haven Style White Clam Pizza
New Haven Style White Clam Pizza
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HomemadePizzaCrust #CollectiveBias #HomemadePizza  New Haven Style White Clam Pizza is an incredibly rich pizza that is loaded with loads
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Grilled Shrimp with Oregano and Lemon
Grilled Shrimp with Oregano and Lemon
Skewers of big grilled shrimp are cooked just long enough so the flesh stays tender and practically sweet and finished with a bright, fresh sauce made from fresh oregano leaves, capers, garlic, lemon, and olive oil.
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15
Baked Tomatoes Oregano
Baked Tomatoes Oregano
Ripe tomatoes are baked with Romano cheese, fresh bread crumbs, garlic, and herbs.
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5-Minute Oregano Sauce
5-Minute Oregano Sauce
This easy oregano sauce is creamy, herby and garlicky and instantly transforms grilled chicken, fish or ravioli into a gourmet meal.
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Garlic and Oregano Dipping Oil
Garlic and Oregano Dipping Oil
The secret to a good oil dip for bread is to always include just a touch of acidity. This bright and garlic heavy dip is the perfect way to start a dinner party or impromptu get-together.
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Oregano Vinaigrette
Oregano Vinaigrette
This Oregano Vinaigrette is so easy to make with some staple pantry ingredients. Handy to have in your fridge for your everyday needs.
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Italian Parmesan Oregano Bread - My Way To Cook
Italian Parmesan Oregano Bread – My Way To Cook
A delicious Italian parmesan oregano bread. It is a perfect blend of flavor and taste. A mix of Oregano with Parmesan gives this bread a fresh aroma.
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20
Baked “Pizza” Pasta with Soppressata
Baked “Pizza” Pasta with Soppressata
This Baked “Pizza” Pasta with Soppressata by Justin Chapple combines his simple grattini (grated egg pasta) with mildly spicy soppressata and plenty of melty cheese.
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21
Roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs with Potatoes
Roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs with Potatoes
This recipe for Roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs with Potatoes seasons chicken and potatoes with fresh lemon juice and zest, chopped garlic cloves, and ground pepper, along with chopped fresh dill and oregano.
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22
Hot Honey Chicken Thighs with Lemon-Oregano Potatoes
Hot Honey Chicken Thighs with Lemon-Oregano Potatoes
This Hot Honey Chicken Thighs recipe with Lemon-Oregano Potatoes combines juicy chicken thighs with sweet and spicy hot honey.
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23
Pernil Mac and Cheese
Pernil Mac and Cheese
Toriano Fredericks’ Pernil Mac and Cheese recipe mixes the classic American comfort food with the beloved Puerto Rican–style roast pork shoulder flavored with garlic, oregano, and sazón. It’s a match made in heaven.
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24
Pork Steaks with Pickled Peppers Recipes
Pork Steaks with Pickled Peppers Recipes
Pork shoulder is dry-brined in salt and pepper to make it tender and juicy. The rich steaks are balanced by a sauce made from the pan drippings, pickled peppers, white wine, and pickled pepper juice.
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25
Nancy Silverton’s Tomato-Oregano Pizza Recipe
Nancy Silverton’s Tomato-Oregano Pizza Recipe
This outstanding cheese-less pizza recipe is modeled after the pies at cult favorite Pepe in Grani outside of Naples, Italy.
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