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The Classy Cook: Calico Beans

by Rebecca George

mish mash ground beef and various kinds of beans in a pink bowl

Comfort food is a must in wintry weather. This dish is easy to prepare and the leftovers can be warmed up for future meals.


1 pound ground chuck

1/2 pound bacon

1 cup onion

2 tablespoons mustard

2 tablespoons molasses

1/2 cup catsup

1 cup light brown sugar

1 16-oz can lima beans

1 16-oz can kidney beans

1 16-oz can pork and beans


Brown ground chuck and onion. Drain well on paper towel.

Cook bacon and drain well on paper towel.

Mix meat and onion. Add mustard, molasses, catsup, and brown sugar. Drain beans well and mix into meat mixture.

Bake for 40 minutes in 350 degree oven.

recipe cook author of piece about beans and ground beef
Rebecca George


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