It doesn’t get much easier or speedier than this flavor-packed Speedy Spanish Rice! Ready in just 15 minutes, it makes a flavorful side or main dish with the addition of some cooked meat or veggies.
Prepare rice according to package directions.
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add cumin and toast briefly, about 10 seconds. Add salsa and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1-3 minutes, until heated through.
Add rice and salt and stir to combine. Top with queso fresco and cilantro, if using.