CALICO BEANS

JANE LOUISE

By
@lovinspoonful

My hobby is collecting vintage recipes. I've been doing it for several years now and I have over 200...some from 1930. This recipe was in my collection. I've seen adaptations of it, people adding and deleting as the years have gone on. But, I stay with the original recipe. These beans are a meal in itself which is probably what the original cooks used them for. I use Open Pit Barbecue sauce because it has all the ingredients from the past but just more convenient to use.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

1
regular sized can pork and beans
1
can butter beans
1
can kidney beans
1/2 lb
lean burger or ground sirloin
1/2 lb
sliced bacon, diced
1 c
chopped onion
1/2 c
open pit barbecue sauce, original flavor, no substitutions
1/2 c
ketchup
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp
prepared mustard
2 Tbsp
molasses
1/2 tsp
chili powder
pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet, cook bacon, beef, and onion until browned. Transfer to a large bowl. Do not drain. Add remaining ingredients and stir well. Turn out into a greased 9x13 baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil. Bake 350 degrees for 50 minutes...until bubbly.
2
NOTE: Easily doubled. However, just add 1T more of molasses and prepared mustard instead of doubling those. Use a lasagna pan which holds a doubled recipe nicely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy