Calico Beans

Calico Beans Recipe

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Phyllis Hamilton


This recipe can easily be adapted for vegetarian diets by omitting the ground beef and adding an additional can of pork-beans.....


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14 or more as a side dish or can be used as a main dish
15 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/4 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    great northern beans, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    lima beans (butter beans), drained
  • 1 can(s)
    pork and beans (w/ sauce)

How to Make Calico Beans


  1. Brown ground beef, add brown sugar, catsup, dry mustard, chopped onions.
  2. Drain great northern beans, kidney beans and lima beans. Combine w/ pork-beans, combine w/ above ingredients.
  3. Bake @ 350 Approx 1 hour

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About Calico Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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