Have you ever had a craving for something buttery, salty, and warm but was not sure what to make? That can be solved by Joanna Gaines. The dish, which Gaines prepared on the debut episode of her cookery program Magnolia Table, is a traditional Lebanese meat pie that will please any appetite.
What is Fatayer?
Savory pies are called fatayer. They are often filled with cheese, spinach, or a meat filling. Similar to Lahm Bi Ajeen’s meat filling, but in the form of tiny hand pies. Both the spinach and the cheese in this dish are quite simple to create.
The spinach fatayer, also known as fatayer bi sabanekh in Arabic, is incredibly tangy and flavorful, and the caramelized onions add a beautiful dimension to the dish.
The cheese-flavored ones, known as fatayer bi jibneh, are particularly exceptional because they feature a delicious blend of creaminess, stretchiness, and nigella seed flavor.
What is in a Beef Fatayer?
The fatayer is made of a filling that is wrapped in dough and baked. The most popular are the meat fillings known as Sfeeha, that are made of lamb or beef, and Sabanekh is made of spinach.
Also possible is cheese fatayer. They are a lovely appetizer or starter. The ingredients for this pie are actually part of a spice mixture called Baharat, but I’ve broken it down for you so you don’t need to prepare a large quantity of the blend to make this recipe.
Frequently Asked Question
How long do you cook Joanna Gaines fatayer?
Ans: The Joanna Gaines fatayer recipe took approximately 70 minutes to prepare. 30 minutes are spent on preparation; 40 minutes are spent cooking.
What is fatayer made of?
Ans: Typically, fatayer are stuffed with cheese, pork, or spinach. However, fatayer are easily flexible and can be filled with almost anything.
How do you store fatayer?
Ans: If you have any leftover fatayers, you can keep them in the refrigerator for about a week in an airtight container.
How long does the fatayer last in the fridge?
Ans: Fatayers can be kept in the fridge for about 5-7 days. You can reheat the fatayer in the oven, or eat cold.
Which country made fatayer?
Ans: The Arabic meal known as lebanese fatayer comes from Lebanon. “Fitiir” is another name for fatayer. It is one of the most well-known dishes from Lebanon. A major part of Arabian cuisine is the little stuffed pie, which is mostly eaten in Turkey and all the Middle Eastern nations.
The recipe yields 20 fatayer, which you can serve to about 8–10 servings. Don’t worry if you can’t eat them all in one sitting. You can reheat well for a treat throughout the week. It is a simple recipe that satisfies your craving for some yummy snacks.
Lindsay G. Cabral is a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and gluten-free recipes. Lindsay has been blogging since 2012, and her recipes have been featured on popular websites such as Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, and The Kitchn. In addition to her blog, Lindsay is also the author of two cookbooks, Vegan Yum Yum and Vegan Yum Yum for All Occasions. When she's not in the kitchen, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.