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Calico Beans Recipe

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Michele Shockey


6 slices of bacon
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dry mustard
2 teaspoon vinegar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 cans pork and beans, undrained
1 can lima beans or butter beans, drained
1 can kidney beans, drained

Preparation for Slow Cooker:
Brown bacon, ground beef, and chopped onions.

Combine drained ground beef mixture in slow cooker with remaining ingredients; cover and cook on LOW for 3 to 5 hours.

Preparation for Oven:
Fry bacon until crisp. Drain.

Fry ground beef and onion until tender.

Combine ketchup, salt, mustard, vinegar, brown sugar, and beans in a 3 quart oven container. Mix well.

Add hamburger and crumbled bacon.

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

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