Warm Up with these 3 Autumn Recipes

Warm Up with these 3 Autumn Recipes

As the leaves change colours and the air turns crisp, there's nothing quite like cozying up to a comforting meal that celebrates the flavours of autumn. Embrace the season with these 3 delicious recipes from Kohkoz, perfect for warming up chilly evenings and bringing a taste of Lebanese cuisine to your table.


1. Autumn Harvest Salad with Kohkoz Garlic Dip Dressing:

  • Roasted butternut squash: 2 cups, cubed
  • Sweet potatoes: 2 cups, cubed
  • Brussels sprouts: 1 cup, halved
  • Kohkoz Garlic Dip: ¼ cup
  • Olive oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Walnuts: ¼ cup, toasted
  • Feta cheese: ½ cup, crumbled

- Toss together a mix of roasted seasonal vegetables like butternut squash, sweet potatoes, and brussels sprouts.

- Drizzle with a homemade dressing made by mixing Kohkoz Garlic Dip with a splash of olive oil, lemon juice, and a pinch of salt.

- Garnish with toasted walnuts and crumbled feta cheese for added flavour and texture.

2. Mujadara (Lebanese Lentils and Rice):

  • Brown lentils: 1 cup
  • Basmati rice: 1 cup
  • Onions: 2 large, thinly sliced
  • Olive oil: 3 tablespoons
  • Cumin: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander: 1 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Kohkoz Garlic Dip: for serving
  • Crispy fried onions: for garnish

- Cook lentils and rice together until tender, then sauté with caramelised onions until golden and fragrant.

- Season with cumin, coriander, and a touch of cinnamon for warm, earthy flavour.

- Serve hot, garnished with crispy fried onions and a dollop of Kohkoz Garlic Dip.

3. Sfeeha (Lebanese Meat Pies):

  • Ground lamb or beef: 450g
  • Onion: 1 medium, finely chopped
  • Pine nuts: ½ cup
  • All-purpose flour: 2 cups
  • Active dry yeast: 1 packet
  • Warm water: ¾ cup
  • Olive oil: ¼ cup
  • Cumin: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander: 1 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Kohkoz Traditional Hummus: for serving

- Prepare a spiced lamb or beef filling with onions, pine nuts, and a blend of Middle Eastern spices.

- Roll out dough and fill with the meat mixture, then pinch the edges to form small pies.

- Bake until golden brown and crispy, then serve warm with a side of Kohkoz Traditional Hummus for dipping.