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This recipe for Calico Beans, by Melissa Gross, is from The Madden Family Cookbook ,
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1/2 lb bacon diced 1/2 lb ground beef 1 onion chopped 1/2 cup catsup 2 T.Vinegar 1 T. Dry mustard 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 can pork and beans (do not drain) 1 can kidney beans (drain and rinse) 1 can lima or butter beans (drain and rinse)
Brown first three ingredients together and drain well. Add next 4 ingredients to meat mixture. Add beans to meat mixture.
Cook in crock pot for several hours or bake at 350º for 35-45 minutes.
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