Calico beans

Calico Beans Recipe

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The original recipe says you can use 1 pound of ground beef in place of the bacon. Our family prefers the bacon. Pork fat rules with baked beans in my book.

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30 Min
5 Hr


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2 can(s)
large bushes baked beans ... original baked flavor, turns out best
2 can(s)
butter beans or lima beans ...drained
2 can(s)
light kidney beans ... drained
1 lb
bacon ... fried out crisp
1/2 c
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp
yellow mustard
salt n pepper to taste
1 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
1 c
chopped onion

How to Make Calico beans


  • 1Brown bacon fry out crisp... Combine drained beans and bacon mixture in slow cooker with remaining ingredients; cover and cook on LOW for 3 to 5 hours.
  • 2You can use any combination of beans you have on hand as long as you start with the Bushes baked as a base.
    1 butter and 1 lima or no butter 1 lima and 2 kidney ...

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Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes

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