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Clifton Chenier's Zydeco Green Beans with Tasso
Serves 6 to 8

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Clifton Chenier's Zydeco
Green Beans with Tasso
  • 8 ounces of smoked tasso ham or pickle pork
  • 1 large Vidalia or Texas Sweet onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 pounds of fresh green beans
  • salt, pepper, and Creole Seasoning
  • ½ stick of butter
  • 2 large red potatoes, cut into large cubes
  • dash sugar, optional

Add meat and onion to a Dutch oven; cover with 6 cups water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and cook 45 minutes. Add green beans; taste and adjust seasoning. Add butter and potatoes; cook for another 30 minutes, until green beans and potatoes are soft. Add sugar if desired.

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