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Alternative names Fitiir
Type Meat pie
Place of origin Middle East
Main ingredients Meat, spinach or cheese
Cookbook:Fatayer  Fatayer

Fatayer (Arabic: فطير‎) is an Arab meat pie pastry that can alternatively be stuffed with spinach (sabanekh), or cheese (jibnah) such as Feta or A'kawi. It is part of Arab cuisine and is eaten in Iraq, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, and other Arab countries in the region.[1]

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  1. ^ Labensky, Steven; Ingram, Gaye G.; Labensky, Sarah R. (2001.) "Webster's New World Dictionary of Culinary Arts. Prentice Hall. p. 166.