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Calico Beans with Bacon

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Photo by Lori Dunn
Calico beans with bacon is a savory side.
  • 6 to 8 servings

    SERVINGS

    Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound bacon, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) pork and beans
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) butter lima beans, drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) white northern beans, drained

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In large skillet over medium heat, cook beef, bacon, and onion until beef is browned, breaking into crumbles as it cooks. Drain excess grease.
  • In medium bowl, combine ketchup, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and vinegar. Add beans and beef mixture, and mix well.
  • Transfer to 3-quart baking dish, and bake for about 45 minutes.

Recipe courtesy Lora Barlew. Original recipe found in Pennsylvania State Grange Cookbook.

FOR MORE, SEE BLUE RIBBON BAKED BEANS RECIPES.

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