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Calico Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Nikki
Added: Thursday, June 26, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb bacon
1/2 lb hamburger
1 c onion
1/2 c catsup 1 can pork 'n beans
2/3 c brown sugar 1 can kidney beans
1 tsp salt 1 can lima (butter) beans
1 tsp mustard

Directions:
Directions:
Brown bacon until crispy. Remove bacon and add hamburger and onion to bacon grease. Brown and then drain. Add crumbled bacon.

Then add the remaining ingredients. (DO NOT drain beans.)

Bake uncovered 1 hour at 350. Or cook in crock pot 4-5 hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe actually came from Mary. Once at a family gathering Mary made this for us. I asked for the recipe and I still make it for our family, especially in the summer. Erin loves butter beans and Dave likes having hamburger in the beans.

 

 

 

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