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Arancini (Italy)

Arancini is an Italian dish of stuffed rice balls. The rice balls are fried after being coated in a dusting of crunchy breadcrumbs. The rice balls are usually filled with ragu (tomato sauce), mozzarella and peas. Similar to all pizza and pasta dishes, there are a diversity of regional variations of the arancini. All regional specialities are made with different fillings and shapes.