This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MazolaHeartHealth #CollectiveBias Beef and Bora Did you know that February is Heart Health Month? It’s a great time to make small changes that make a difference in your health. It could something as small as using brown rice instead of white rice or using Mazola® Corn Oil in place of olive oil. A clinical study showed Mazola® Corn Oil reduces cholesterol 2x more than extra virgin olive oil. To learn more about this claim, visit Mazola Corn Oil is an all-purpose, cholesterol free cooking oil that is a smart heart-healthy* choice for your family. *See for more information on the relationship between corn oil and heart health. It has a variety of uses include baking, grilling, sautéing, stir frying, or mixing up a marinade or dressing. Beef and Bora I’ve started making small changes in the meals that I prepare for my family and one small change is to eat more vegetables. I typically try to add a vegetable along every meal with breakfast being the exception. One easy way that I ensure that we are eating enough vegetables is by making meals that I grew up eating like Beef and Bora. Beef and Bora is one of my favorite meals. Bora is also known as Chinese long beans, snake beans or Florida long beans and can be found at Asian grocery stores and farmer’s markets. It’s similar in flavor to string beans and the texture is a bit heartier, it’s great to use in stews, fried rice and stir-fries. Beef and Bora Apart from being tasty beef and Bora is also a quick dish that’s ready in less than 30 minutes! Since this is a quick recipe it is important to use the right cut of beef. I used top sirloin and sliced it thinly against the grain. It’s important to slice the meat against the grain, so that it will be tender and easy to eat once cooked. Tri-tip, rib eye, and tenderloin are also great cuts of beef to use as well. Beef and bora is best enjoyed over rice. Beef and Bora Beef and Bora

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Beef and Bora

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  • 1 ½ lbs top sirloin cut into thin strips against the grain
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 ½ tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger
  • 1 finely chopped pimento pepper, red pepper flakes can be used instead
  • 3-4 cups bora cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 roma tomato, chopped
  • 2 tsp Mazola® Corn Oil
  • salt to taste


  • Marinate beef strips with soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, ginger, and pepper. Set aside for about 10 to marinate.
  • In a pan over high heat add Mazola Corn Oil. When the corn oil is hot add beef and stir-fry for about 3 minutes, then add bora and tomatoes and mix to combine.
  • Cook for an additional 8-10 minutes until the bora is tender.
  • Add salt if needed, then remove from heat and serve with rice.
Author: Jehan Powell