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Calico Beans


  • 1 lb. bacon
  • 1 lg. onion, chopped
  • 1 (16-oz.) can lima beans
  • 1 lb. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. prepared mustard
  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 (53-oz.) can pork & beans
  • 1 (16-oz.) can kidney beans
  • 1 (14-oz.) bottle ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. vinegar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Reserve 2 or 3 slices of bacon and cook remainder. Brown ground beef & chopped onion. Mix all beans, undrained, with brown sugar, ketchup, mustard, and vinegar. Crumble cooked bacon & stir into beans with ground beef onion mixture, mixing well. Spread uncooked bacon slices over top. Bake about 1 hr. Can be divided into smaller portions & frozen.

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