This fluffy flavorful red rice is the perfect side dish with virtually any Mexican main.
For spicier red rice - In step #2, when you add the tomato paste, you also can add 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp of chili powder and/or ground cumin; Or add one seeded and chopped chipotle chili from a can of chipotle chilies in adobo.
Popular Mexican Rice Add-ins: peas and corn. Stir 1/2 cup of veggies into the pot when the rice is halfway cooked.
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