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Calico Beans Recipe

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This recipe for Calico Beans, by , is from The Smith & Stella Johnson Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Hester Johnson Warren
Added: Tuesday, February 17, 2009


1/2 lb bacon
1/2 lb ground beef
1 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 T. malaises
1 T. vinegar
1 tsp. mustard
1/2 c. ketchup
1 can parker beans
1 can red kidney beans, drained
1 large can yellow lima beans, drained
1 can pinto beans, drained

Chop and brown bacon and ground beef; drain and add onion and saute until tender; drain again.

Add: The next five ingredients. Then add your beans. Drain all beans except Parker beans. Mix well and bake for 45 minutes at 350.




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