A rice dish.

2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
3 medium tomatoes, cut in chunks
1/3 cup tomato paste
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/3 teaspoon thyme leaves
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper [needless to say, you may want more]
1 cup long-grain rice
6 servings.
In large saucepan over medium-high heat, in hot oil, cook onions until golden.
Add 1 1/2 cups water, tomatoes, tomato paste, and seasonings; cook 10 minutes.
Add rice; cover pan and cook over low heat 25 to 30 minutes until rice is tender, stirring frequently.