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Calico Bean Bake

User Rating 5 Star Rating (1 Review)


Baked beans with barbecue sauce ingredients and three kinds of beans, along with onion, ground beef, and bacon. This recipe is easy to double for a big family gathering or potluck event.

Cook Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes


  • 8 ounces sliced bacon, diced
  • 8 ounces lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pork and beans
  • 1 can (15 to 16 ounces) red beans or kidney beans
  • 1 can (15 to 16 ounces) lima beans or butter beans
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar


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 5 out of 5
Family Friendly Meal, Member Kathleen1958

I made this for a pot luck at work. It took one adventurous person to try it and give a thumbs up. Within minutes, the whole crockpot full was gone. This dish is very filling and delicious. I've made it for my family and only need to add some warm cornbread muffins to make a substantial meal. Everyone in the family loves it and is able to eat it. We mash some up for our little ones and for Grandpa (because he refuses to wear his bottom teeth). It was difficult to coax the kids to take the first bite. I finally got them to dip their fork into the sauce and lick their fork. Now this dish has become one of their favorites.

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