Calico beans recipe with lima beans, kidney beans and pork and beans mixed with ground beef, bacon, and ketchup barbecue flavor sauce. Calic beans for the crockpot or slow cooker, delicious for side dish or picnic cookout.
Cowboy Calico Beans Recipe -This filling dish is a tradition at the table when my girlfriends and I go up North for a "girl's weekend." The husbands and kids are left at home, but the slow cooker comes with us!—Julie Butsch, Hartland, Wisconsin
When my mom passed down her recipe for Calico Beans, loaded with 3 kinds of beans, beef and bacon, I knew why everyone called them the BEST baked beans! This hearty Summer side dish will shine at your potluck, picnic or BBQ!
Crockpot Calico Beans- 2 lb. ground beef -1 onion, chopped --1 lb. bacon (I use much less)- -1 cup ketchup ------2 T. prepared mustard ---1 cup dark brown sugar ---2 T. white vinegar (my recipe does not have vinegar) ---1 tsp. salt ---1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper--- 2 large cans baked beans - -1 can dark red kidney beans, drained ---1 can baby butter beans, drained- --1 can red beans, drained-- (Joy uses pinto, red kidney and great northern