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Calico Beans Recipe

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Angie Murphy
Added: Saturday, September 20, 2008


1 lb ground beef
1/4 lb bacon, crumbled
1 med. diced onion
1 large. can pork and beans or 2 small. 16oz cans
1-16oz kidney beans
1-16oz buttered beans
1/2 to 3/4 cup brown sugar
2 Tbls vinegar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp dry mustard

Fry bacon; cool and crumble. Brown beef and onion; drain. Combine meat and all beans. Combine catsup, brown sugar, vinegar, salt and mustard. Mix with beans and meat. Simmer on low for an hour or more.

*Can also be made in the crockpot. Cook on high for 1 hr, then low for 4-5 hours.




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