Didn't realize I ran out of my rice packets in the freezer until it was too late. So, thought I would try this homemade Mexican Rice instead.... Got it from one of the spiral bound cookbooks that I picked up at a fundraiser over the years. Pretty tasty if I do say so myself.
Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat; add the rice & stir until rice begins to lightly brown. Add garlic, salt, and cumin and stir the rice until it all starts to get a little golden. Add the tomato sauce and chicken broth, bringing the mix to a boil. Stir, turn the heat down to low/medium-low and cover the pan with a lid. Simmer for 25 minutes or until all water is absorbed. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork before serving. YUM!