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Calico Beans Recipe

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1 lb hamburger
1/4 lb bacon (optional)
1/2 cup onions
1/2 cup green pepper
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp mustard
1 tsp salt
2 cans butter beans, drained
2 cans kidney beans, drained
1 big can Bush's Original Beans (optional 1 small can also)

Brown together hamburger, onions & green pepper. Brown in separate pan bacon. Mix the rest of the ingredients with the hamburger mixture. Bake @ 350 degrees for one hour or put in crock pot and cook for approximately 3 to 4 hours. Start on high and then turn to low until done.




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