Southern delight with Smoking Goose Tasso

Recipe and photo submitted by Holly Christopher

Recipe and photo submitted by Holly Christopher

Servings: 4


  • 2 ounces Smoking Goose tasso ham
  • 3 pounds fresh green beans - ends removed
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Century Sun Organic Sunflower Oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves finely minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons apple-cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper



  1. Cut Smoking Goose Tasso into julienne strips. Set aside.

  2. Fill a large pot with water; bring to a boil. Add beans; cook until bright green, 2 to 3 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.

  3. Place skillet over medium heat and add the butter and Century Sunflower Oil. When butter is melted, add onions and garlic; saute until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add green beans, and turn heat to high;  toss until beans are heated through, about 2 minutes.

  4. Add ham, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper; saute until ham renders fat, about 3 minutes. Serve hot.