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Patso: A Turkish-Inspired Sandwich

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Learn how to make patso, a Turkish-inspired sandwich.

Learn how to make patso, a Turkish-inspired sandwich.

French fries are a popular snack all over the world, although they are often prepared slightly differently depending on where in the world you are. During a visit to Turkey, I had the chance to sample a local street food called patso, which is a Turkish sandwich stuffed with French fries. Let me show you my own version of this delicious snack.

Patso ingredients

Patso ingredients

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

5 min

15 min

20 min

1 serving


  • 6-inch baguette
  • 150 grams French fries
  • 6 slices of cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, optional
  • ketchup
  • mayonnaise
  • cooking oil


For Preparation:

  • 1 medium plate
  • 1 small plate
  • knife
  • measuring spoons

For Cooking:

  • fry pan
  • grill pan
  • tongs or skimmer spoon
  • bowl or plate


  1. Heat oil in a frying pan. Double-fry French fries until golden brown. Season with salt. Set aside.
  2. Slice bread, stuff it with cheese, and spread butter on the outside surface of the bread. Toast it using a grill pan or panini press.
  3. Once the bread is toasted, remove it from the pan or press.
  4. Assemble the patso sandwich. Stuff the baguette with fries.
  5. Drizzle mayonnaise and ketchup on top of the fries.
  6. Serve patso with your favorite drink.

Step-by-Step Video

Tips and Techniques

  • Double-frying the French fries achieves a crunchier texture.
  • Use salted or unsalted butter.
  • Replace the baguette with a soft bread roll.
  • Add any cheese available.
  • To make the sandwich a bit spicier, add hot sauce to the ketchup.
Turkish sandwich stuffed with fries

Turkish sandwich stuffed with fries

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Travel Chef (author) from Manila on August 26, 2019:

Hi Pamela,

Thank you! I hope you try it. It's really easy to make.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on August 26, 2019:

This sounds good to me and I appreciate the recipe.

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on August 24, 2019:

Hello Ellen,

If you love fries, this is the best for you.

Travel Chef (author) from Manila on August 24, 2019:

Hi Louise,

If you like eating sandwich and fries, this is the best recipe for you.

Ellen Gregory from Connecticut, USA on August 24, 2019:

Sounds very different and very addictive.

Louise Powles from Norfolk, England on August 24, 2019:

I like the sound of this, thankyou for sharing this. =)

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