Recipe by DJFoodie
"I used to make this in a restaurant where I worked. I have modified it for the home cook. I make this about twice a summer. It's the hit of any BBQ!!"
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
1 3/4 cups
sugar-based curing mixture (such as Morton® Tender Quick®)
1 1/2 cups
pork butt roast
I smoked a five pound blade in shoulder roast last weekend. It took less than 4 hours to get the internal temperature to 160 degrees. I pulled it off of the smoker and it was the best, juiciest ham I've ever had. Tasso is traditionally smoked until it is so dry and concentrated that it's rarely eaten by itself. I was able to get Morton meat cure at our grocery near the salt. I wasn't able to find smoked paprika, so I added plain. And I used Mrs. Butterworth's maple flavored syrup instead of honey. My family loves it!
Made this for large brunch. It was absolutely wonderful. I could not find curing salt and was told by butcher that I could use salt without iodine which I did with success. Will make this recipe again and again and have already shared the recipe. Thanks
Hubby is a big grill/smoker kind of guy. He has tried several tasso recipes and this is by far the best!! He makes his own tasso to use in several Cajun recipes that call for tasso as it isn't something we can find in the stores here in WV. The meat is tender and flavorful. Use the bones to cook your favorite greens in....yum!!
I prepared this for in between holiday meals. It came out great with a wonderful smokey/salty flavor. If you need curing salts they are available on line or if you have a friend that lives in either a farming or hunting community, you won't find it in large metro areas.
this was wonderful, but tasted slightly on the salty side. The meat was tender and juicy and made great sandwiches.
I smoke a lot of pork shoulders for pulled pork . I tried this recipe following exactly for time and ingredients . It was a FANTASTIC change !
Everyone loved it !
I have done this receipe with deer roast. Turned out good. The Tasso I grew up eating though had File powder in the rub. So I add that to the rub. In a pinch, I have added liquid smoke to the rub and roasted the ham in the oven. Turned out okay. Definitly better slow smoked.
This has turned into regular item in my house. The only significant change is that I use a whole pork loin. That way it can be put on a meat slicer and makes awesome sandwiches.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/30 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 30
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 87
Celebrate Passover with Jewish main dishes, desserts, and traditional holiday foods.
Choose your Easter dinner main dish from hams, savory lamb, and over 150 more recipes.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
See how to make an easy, old-fashioned baked ham with cloves and brown sugar.
Raw ham is slow roasted and seasoned with a sweet smoky sauce.
This recipe for Easter or Christmas ham takes “no fuss” to the extreme.