Calico Beans

Peggy Matthews, LVN

A Pineywoods Home Health Care, Inc.

1 lb. ground beef (chuck or round)
1 lb. bacon, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
½ cup ketchup
½ cup barbecue sauce
1 tsp. salt
4 shakes Mrs. Dash (spicy)
Pepper to taste
1 tsp. chili powder
4 Tbsp. prepared mustard
4 Tbsp. molasses
1 (15 to 16 oz.) can red kidney beans
1 (15 to 16 oz.) can pork and beans
1 (15 to 16 oz.) can butterbeans or small lima beans
1 (15 to 16 oz.) can white Northern beans

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef; remove with a slotted spoon and pour off the grease. Then brown the bacon and onion together and drain. In a large bowl, combine the beef, bacon, onion, ketchup, barbecue sauce, salt, Mrs. Dash, pepper, chili powder, mustard and molasses. Add the beans (do not drain) and combine thoroughly. Pour into a 3 quart or 9 by 13 inch dish lightly coated with cooking spray. Bake for 1 hour.

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