Calico Beans

Michelle Hickey


My mother made these when I was growing up. They are, by far, the best baked beans ever! This is another one of those recipes that I have to give out whenever I serve it. This is perfect at any BBQ!


★★★★★ 3 votes

10 easy
30 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 can(s)
    kidney beans
  • 1 can(s)
    pork and beans
  • 1 can(s)
    lima beans
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lb
    bacon - uncooked
  • 1/2 c
    yellow onion - chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    yellow mustard

How to Make Calico Beans


  1. Brown ground beef and bacon. Pour off fat.
  2. Add onion and all remaining ingredients including UNDRAINED beans.
  3. Bake at 350 for 1 hour.

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About Calico Beans

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #beans

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