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Alternative namesFitiir
TypeMeat pie
Place of originMiddle East
Region or stateEgypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Israel
Main ingredientsMeat, spinach, cheese or Za'atar

Fatayer (Arabic: فطاير‎) is a Middle Eastern meat pie that can alternatively be stuffed with spinach (Arabic: sabanekh), or cheese (Arabic: jibnah) such as Feta or Akkawi. It is part of Arab cuisine and is eaten in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, and Israel.[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.