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Calico Beans Recipe

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This recipe for Calico Beans, by , is from The Taste of Tonawanda, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Amy Frank
Added: Sunday, February 15, 2009


1/2 lb. bacon
2/3 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 lb. ground beef
1 can kidney beans
1 lg. can busch pork &beans
1 can butter beans
3/4 c. catsup
1 tbs. mustard
2/3 c. brown sugar
3 tbs. vinegar

Brown bacon. Remove cool and crumble. set aside. Brown ground beef, then add onions and cook. Combine all three beans and put in pan. Add bacon and ground beef. Add rest of ingredients.
Bake at 300 degrees for 1 1/2 hrs.




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