"There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves."--Thomas Wolfe

arancini Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for arancini, by , is from Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Monica Madruga


1 6oz can tomato paste
1 6oz can of water
1/2 c peas
3 c cooked rice (not minute)
1/4c parsley chopped
2-3 eggs
1/2 lb ground beef
3 mozzerella sticks cut into 4 pieces
1 sm onion chopped
grated pecorino romano cheese
S & P to taste

In a frying pan, saute onions until soft, add beef and S & P until cooked through. Drain add tomato paste and water to the beef mixture and and cook for about 10 minutes. Add peas and cook 2-3 minutes more. Let it cool then refrigerate. Cook 3 cups of rice as directed on the package, then let cool for 15 minutes. Mix cooled rice with parsley and grated cheese. Add eggs one at a time until rice is pliable and sticks together. Refrigerate 2-3 hours. Put some rice in the palm of your handfill with 2 tbsp of the meat mix and 1 piece of mozzerella. Cover with more rice and form a ball. Roll in the breadcrumbs and deep fry until golden brown




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!