Fatayer

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Fatayer
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Alternative namesFitiir
TypeMeat pie
Place of originLebanon
Region or stateEgypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Iran, Palestine, Syria
Main ingredientsMeat, spinach, cheese or Za'atar

Fatayer, Petaeer (Arabic: فطاير‎)is a meat pie that can alternatively be stuffed with spinach (Arabic: سبانخ‎), or cheese (Arabic: جبنه‎) such as Feta or Akkawi. It is part of Lebanese cuisine and is eaten in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, andKuwait.[1] In Argentina, fatayer are also popular as a variety of empanada, called empanada árabe.

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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.