An Easy Spanish Rice Recipe with made with tomato paste, carrots, and onions.
Remove the lid and stir in the tomato paste, followed by the water, salt, garlic powder, cumin and pepper and raise heat to medium-high.
Cover the saucepan and allow to simmer for 18-20 minutes. Do not remove lid and do not stir.
Once all of the liquid has been absorbed, remove from the heat and set aside, still covered, for 10 more minutes. Do not skip this step.