Calico Beans

Calico Beans


"This casserole is the best! I take it to pot lucks, picnics, camping trips, etc."


1 h 25 m servings 434 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 434 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.6g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 22.3 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 953 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C).
  2. Place bacon and ground beef in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a four quart casserole dish, mix together the bacon, ground beef, pork and beans, kidney beans, butter beans, lima beans, ketchup, onion, vinegar, dry mustard and celery.
  4. Cover and bake for 1 hour.
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  1. 153 Ratings


These are fantastic. I don't know anyone who can eat only one helping...very addicting. I prefer to make mine in the crockpot so they don't burn. The texture seems to be better as well this w...

This turned out very well. I followed the recipe exactly. Next time I think I might substitute drained black beans for the butter beans for a more interesting color contrast.

Great flavor!! I would use Barbecue sauce instead of ketchup for a bit more "perk"

This was much too sweet for my family's liking. The catsup is already sweetened ao a cup of brown sugar is too much. I think 1/2 cup would have been better. Also, the bacon is a nice addition bu...

good stuff!! if you like the sweet/salty combination you will love this. I just used 1 can of kidney, 1 can butter and 1 can of pork n' beans and there was plenty of beans in it - no need for s...

I made this recipe exactly, and thought it was just ok. This is something that I would probably only make twice a year. I probably won't use celery next time. I might just use less brown suga...

Delicious! I used less sugar and malt vinegar because I didn't have white wine vinegar. No celery & I only had hormel bacon pieces. Thanks for sharing!

use only 1/2 cup of brown sugar, decrease vinegar to 2 tbs, skip celery

these were such a hit on a big group camping trip. Have made them again and they get great comments each time. I can't decide whethere to share the recipe or keep it as my secret! =)