~ My Calico Beans ~

Cassie *


This is my recipe for calico beans. Very similar to how my brother makes his. I've always loved the combination of mixed beans in my baked beans. Try them for your next cookout, you will be pleased.



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15 Min
50 Min


  • 10 - 12 slice
    bacon, cooked and chopped - i also cook 2 - 3 slices thick bacon for the top, optional
  • 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1/2 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 - 15 oz
    can, each - butter beans & dark kidney beans - drained and rinsed
  • 1 - 15 oz
    can - pork & beans, juice too
  • 2/3 c
    packed, brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsulphered molasses
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    each - salt, pepper and chili powder

How to Make ~ My Calico Beans ~


  1. In a skillet cook onion and ground chuck in oil, breaking apart meat as it cooks, until onion is tender and meat is no longer pink. Drain if necessary.
    Add all remaining ingredients and stir to thoroughly blend.
  2. Pour beans into a 1 1/2 quart casserole that's been sprayed with non stick cooking spray. Top with bacon slices if desired and bake in a 350 degree oven for 50 minutes - 1 hour.
  3. Enjoy these yummy beans at your next picnic.

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About ~ My Calico Beans ~

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

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